Precision Technology Stories

Cotton Production

Monsanto to Acquire The Climate Corporation

October 3, 2013

Monsanto recently announced an agreement to acquire The Climate Corporation for a cash purchase price of approximately $930 million. The

Cotton Production

Field Mapping Service Offers Novel System, Bigger Savings

July 2, 2013

Plant mapping is not a new concept. Growers have used plant maps for years – painting aerial or satellite images


What’s in the Precision Pipeline?

May 16, 2013

FOR SEVERAL YEARS, cotton producers have been utilizing applications that use global positioning system (GPS) technologies, including variable rate fertility

Precision Technology

‘Technology Consolidation’ Delaying Yield Increases, Townsend Says

May 15, 2013

For 25 years, major increases in cotton yields were commonplace, nearly doubling the amount of fiber produced per hectare and

Precision Technology

John Deere Introduces Mobile Farm Manager Application

November 27, 2012

To help give producers easier access to important farm and field information through their mobile device, John Deere introduces John

Topcon Launches ‘How Do You Topcon?’ Video Contest

November 8, 2012

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) has launched the second annual ‘How do you Topcon?’ video contest with the slogan, “However and

Deere Announces Enhancements to StarFire 3000 Receiver

July 2, 2012

To give producers increased accuracy in precision-guided field operations, John Deere announces enhancements to its StarFire 3000 Receivers. According to

Bourke Named Sales Director at Topcon

March 13, 2012

Michael Bourke of Adelaide, Australia, has been promoted to Topcon Precision Agriculture (TPA) sales director for North and South America,

Deere Releases John Deere Mobile Weather Technology

March 6, 2012

For private and commercial applicators who need precise weather information in order to make proper product application and other weather-related

Variable Rate Seeding

March 1, 2012

As any precision agriculture enthusiast will tell you, noteworthy advancements in production practices are rooted in knowledge. Put more simply,

Seeding Rates: A Numbers Game

March 1, 2012

As a vocal proponent of nearly all-things precision agriculture, Cotton Incorporated was highly interested in Arkansas Extension specialist Tom Barber’s

Topcon Tabs Cook as North American Sales Manager

February 29, 2012

Martin J. Cook of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, has been named North American sales manager for Topcon Precision Agriculture (TPA). The

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New Webcast Shows Use and Value of On-Farm Data

May 10, 2016

A new webcast focused on the use and value of farm-level data has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.

Precision Technology

As Cotton Prices Wane, Growers Turn To Precision Ag

December 10, 2015

In today’s cotton market, practices such as variable rate fertilizer applications can pay immediate, important dividends.

Precision Technology

Webcast Explains Variable Rate Technologies for Cotton

November 10, 2015

A new Focus on Cotton webcast explains the challenges and opportunities of using sensor-based variable rate application technologies in cotton production.

Precision Technology

New UAV Tech Provides Quicker Field Images

September 10, 2015

New aerial software for UAVs allows growers to process imagery in the field in nearly real time.

Precision Technology

Precision Team: Topcon Acquires Digi-Star

March 23, 2015

Topcon Positioning Group has acquired Digi-Star, a global agricultural solutions provider of precision equipment for feeding, planting, fertilizer, and harvest equipment manufacturers.

Precision Technology

Precision Seeding Can Increase Efficiencies and Savings

January 21, 2015

It’s time to add seeding to the list of on-farm precision operations.

Crop Inputs

Record Keeping Software Brings Savings to Cotton Farms

August 28, 2014

Cotton growers are recognizing that using record keeping software to keep an eye on crucial data can translate to on-farm success.

Crop Inputs

Increase Irrigation Efficiency – and Profit – with LEPA System

August 7, 2014

A recent AgriLife Research study showed that growers who were not utilizing LEPA sprinkler systems in their irrigation program could be losing up to $100 per acre in yield.

Crop Inputs

Raytheon and CrescoAg Join Forces to Develop Next Generation of Precision Ag Tools

June 13, 2014

CrescoAg and Raytheon are teaming up to develop a new generation of precision ag technologies and analytics.

Crop Inputs

Sanders Adds Crafton Commission to North Arkansas Locations

March 28, 2014

Jimmy Sanders Incorporated – a subsidiary of Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC – has acquired Rupert Crafton Commission Company, located in Blytheville, AR.


Is Variable Rate Application For You?

March 20, 2014

As precision agriculture practices drift closer and closer to the mainstream with each passing year, cotton producers around the country are taking notice.