Consumer Reports posted an article, “Are Banned Drugs in Your Meat,” sparking an outcry from the agriculture industry.
As farmers, we always want to know that we are making the smartest choices on our land, and a new analytics provider hopes that its new ag data tool, called Validator, can help guide you toward achieving your production goals. The Validator, released by Main Street Data, is the ag industry’s first broadly-based independent data […]
Farmers Edge is partnering with Planet to bring best-in-class global monitoring data and platform capabilities to their customers. Planet is an integrated aerospace and data platform company that operates the world’s largest fleet of earth imaging satellites, collecting the largest quantity of earth imagery. Farmers Edge is now a sole distributor for Planet in key […]
From the grower to the truck driver, the entire crop chain will now have more data at their fingertips, after a new partnership between infiswift and Acuitus Ag. An enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) platform leader, infiswift will develop IoT solutions with Acuitus Ag, an Idaho technology company, which provides ag-tech solutions to farm equipment suppliers. […]
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a UAV? UAVs, otherwise known as unmanned aerial vehicles, are flying over corn fields around Columbia, Missouri and it’s all in the name of science. A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher and his team are using UAVs to study how crops respond to climate change and […]
The numbers never lie, except when they do. The last Census of Agriculture, conducted in 2012, showed us that the number of women in the industry has declined. While that’s true based on the questions that the National Agricultural Statistics Service asked, it doesn’t fully capture women’s roles on American agriculture. “Women across the board […]
We are in the middle of the information age, and everything is becoming more technological: people, jobs, communications, and farm equipment. While the general public may be surprised by the last one, farmers aren’t. Today tractors, planters, combines, sprayers, harvesters, and all kinds of other agricultural equipment are collecting data every time they pass over […]