Category: Technology

Putting data in the hands of dairy operators

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 16, 2017

A new software platform from Valley Agricultural Software (VAS) gives dairy producers real-time access to critical data and reporting from anywhere...Read more »

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Farmers Edge announces deal with Planet to deliver same-day satellite imagery

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 11, 2017

A model of one of Planet’s Dove satellites on display at the 2017 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois.

Farmers Edge has announced an exclusive arrangement with San Francisco-based aerospace and data company Planet to offer high-resolution, daily...Read more »

Enlist corn ready to go for 2018

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 19, 2017

After years of patiently waiting for market approvals, Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist corn hybrids are heading to farm fields in 2018. The company showed...Read more »

Manage your grain with confidence with OPI Blue

By: Guest Author

August 2, 2017

Farmers invest a lot to produce a crop, from before the seed hits the ground through to the harvest. With all the investment and technology that goes...Read more »

Independents play key role as agribusiness consolidates

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 25, 2017

Agriculture’s Big 6 seed and chemical companies are pretty busy these days sorting through the details of mergers and acquisitions and keeping an...Read more »

Norbert Beaujot’s vision for DOT

By: Kelvin Heppner

July 19, 2017

DOT Technology Corp. founder Norbert Beaujot

The launch of the autonomous DOT Power Platform this week was the result of a three year quest to make farm equipment more efficient in the context...Read more »

Case IH dealer showcases precision technology and celebrates Canada150 at the same time

By: Shaun Haney

July 17, 2017

Canadians across the country are celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday in unique ways. Some of you may have enjoyed a local Canadian wine, increased...Read more »

SeedMaster sister company to unveil autonomous machine for seeding & field work

By: Realag Machinery Insider

June 27, 2017

(SeeDotRun, Facebook)

Editor’s note: This article was updated on June 28 with additional information regarding the Dot Technology Corp, the DOT Power Platform and quotes...Read more »

ClimateCorp bringing its agronomic data platform to Canada

By: Owen Roberts

June 27, 2017

The wealth of information available to producers though digital ag platforms has created some on-farm data management issues. A survey earlier this...Read more »

FarmLead launches new basis negotiation feature

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 22, 2017

FarmLead, North America’s Grain Marketplace, announced today the launch of the FarmLead Basis Negotiation feature on its leading trade platform....Read more »

Fight for GMOs hits the big screen in ‘Food Evolution’

By: Bernard Tobin

June 8, 2017

It’s easier to scare people than reassure them. That’s how environmental activist Mark Lynas frames the debate around the safety of genetically...Read more »

Slow rural internet speed is our competitive disadvantage

By: Shaun Haney

May 24, 2017

Excuse my ranting, but I am so frustrated with slow rural internet. In fact I am getting to the point of pure outrage on most days in trying to...Read more »

Should ‘vertical’ factory farms get a free pass?

By: Shaun Haney

May 23, 2017

Courtesy of Fast Company

In a recent Fast Company magazine article there was a feature on the benefits of using technology to produce food. The article praised the efficiency...Read more »

Uber launches Uber Freight to disrupt the trucking industry

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 23, 2017

Just as people in smaller cities are getting the opportunity to experience the ride-sharing service Uber, the company is launching a new way to...Read more »

We can thank technology for 24% of the U.S. corn crop being planted in one week

By: Shaun Haney

May 17, 2017

Have you ever looked across the road at the neighbour and thought, “Man, he has a lot of equipment for the acres he farms!” I think that...Read more »