Category: Technology

Could blockchain transform agricultural markets?

By: Shaun Haney

December 12, 2017

Before we begin to explain how blockchain may be a game changer for agricultural marketing let’s answer that question that is likely at the top of...Read more »

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25 years of memorable SWAC moments

By: Bernard Tobin

December 5, 2017

The Southwest Agricultural Conference (SWAC) will mark its 25th anniversary on January 3rd, when the two-day conference unofficially kicks off...Read more »

The future is now for farm satellite technology

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 30, 2017

Patrick Crampton from Farmers Edge says enhanced satellite imagery is ushering in the ‘decision agriculture’ era.

From automated tractors to precision sprayers that spray only weeds, new technology is creating a buzz in the farming community. But let’s not...Read more »

Will autonomous semi trucks have a fit in agriculture?

By: Shaun Haney

November 21, 2017

(Jeremy Rempel,, CC BY-ND 2.0)

There are 3.5 million professional truck drivers in the United States and somewhere around 300,000 in Canada. What does their future hold with recent...Read more »

The irreplaceable human element in ranching

By: Debra Murphy

November 21, 2017

Photo by Debra Murphy. Scotland IFAJ, 2014.

For some, technology like autonomous tractors and unmanned aerial vehicles offer great interest; for others, the quick advancements in robotics and...Read more »

New Holland brings autonomy to the tracks

By: Realag Machinery Insider

November 16, 2017

If you were to see a New Holland tractor equipped with NHDrive, you might think it looks fairly typical of the machines of today. But beyond its...Read more »

Looking back at 25 years of SWAC

By: Bernard Tobin

November 13, 2017

David Chilton, author of The Wealthy Barber, is one of many keynote speakers to appear at the Southwest Agricultural Conference (SWAC).

The Southwest Agricultural Conference (SWAC) will mark its 25th anniversary on January 3rd, when the two-day conference unofficially kicks off...Read more »

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 »

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.

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 »

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