Precision Technology Stories

Cotton Production

Valley Irrigation Offers New Cable Theft Deterrent Product

December 30, 2013

Valley Irrigation is adding the innovative Proof Positive Span Cable to its line of cable theft deterrent products. Copper theft

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AGCO Launches New AgCommand Integration with Raven Technology

November 27, 2013

AGCO has developed a new AgCommand integration with Raven Industries’ Slingshot system, providing growers the ability to sync their fleet

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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

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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

‘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

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,

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Research Shows Drones Can Help Crop Management

November 27, 2017

A University of Tennessee study shows that drones may help improve plant stand assessment.

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Are You a Precision Grower?

November 15, 2017

Gathering, analysis and application still seems to be the best basic definition of precision agriculture.

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Free Webinar Set on Defining Ag Data Ownership

November 2, 2017

A free webinar on November 13 hopes to answer some of the questions about who controls and has access to data generated on farms.

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Georgia Extension Testing Agricultural Water Use

October 17, 2017

A team of University of Georgia Extension specialists is studying agricultural irrigation to help increase the water-use efficiency in southern Georgia row crops.

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See How Technology Will Revolutionize Global Ag Production

September 20, 2017

The final agenda for the PrecisionAg® Vision Conference delivers high-impact keynotes, a track for specialty crops, and an Arizona field tour.

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Deere to Acquire Blue River Technology

September 7, 2017

Deere has signed an agreement to acquire Blue River Technology, a leader in applying machine learning to agriculture, for $305 million.

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Cotton Picking Robots?

August 25, 2017

Can an army of small robots change the way cotton is harvested? Dr. Ed Barnes thinks it’s not only possible, but highly probable.

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AMVAC Grants Trimble Global Distribution Rights for SIMPAS

August 22, 2017

AMVAC and Trimble are finalizing an agreement granting Trimble global distribution rights for AMVAC’s patented SIMPAS prescriptive application equipment.

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Precision Ag Southern Style

August 22, 2017

A customer-first focus helps Agri-AFC’s Amy Winstead keep the company's precision programs coordinated, on target…and growing.

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Keep an Eye on Those Droplets!

April 19, 2017

As growers embrace new herbicides, Ag Leader brings precision monitoring to the spray rig.

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Cotton Weeds Next Target for See & Spray

April 3, 2017

A dream machine that “sees” and treats weeds while leaving crops alone is headed for 2017 testing in cotton.