The Ag Funder Network goes 1-on-1 Precision Farming Dealer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at various aspects of our great agricultural industry. Here is our favorite content from the past week:

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PerPlant Founder Outlines Biggest Challenges with Precision Technology

The Ag Funder Network goes 1-on-1 with Rasmus Emil Hansen, co-founder and CEO of Denmark-based startup PerPlant. The company’s high-definition camera system attaches to farm equipment, captures field data, and uses AI to generate real time prescription rates. Hansen reveals PerPlant’s origin story, discusses the company’s biggest differentiator, and describes how his system tackles some of the biggest challenges in the precision farming industry.

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PerPlant co-founders Sumod Nandanwar (CTO) & Rasmus Emil Hansen (CEO). Photo By: PerPlant

RoboBees: Coming to a Farm Near You?

From Harvard Wyss Institute’s RoboBees to FarmWise’s autonomous weeder, farm robots are becoming more economically viable as labor shortages and costs continue to rise, according to this special report from Financial Times.

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Promising field: California-based FarmWise has developed a weeding robot that uses computer vision and AI

Bridging the Gap Between Agriculture & Precision Technology

North Dakota growers shared the keys to implementing precision technology on their farms, during a panel discussion at Grand Farm’s Cultivate Conference in Fargo. Sarah Lovas says agronomy is often the missing puzzle piece. “When we get software and technology overlapping with agronomy knowledge you can make ag tech absolutely beautiful. If you don’t have those three interacting with each other, you’re not going to have that successful interaction of precision agriculture.” Read more in this article from Farm Progress.

Adam Spelhaug of Kindred, N.D., and Sarah Lovas of Hillsboro, N.D.

EXPERIENCED ADVICE: Adam Spelhaug of Kindred, N.D., and Sarah Lovas of Hillsboro, N.D., discuss how drone imaging can be a cost-effective way for operations of any size to integrate precision-ag practices. Photo by: Sarah McNaughton

How Krone Survived Nazis’ Rule in the 1940s

The How We Did It docuseries continues with part 2 of Mike Lessiter’s 1-on-1 interview with Krone CEO Bernard Krone IV. Krone talks about the company’s history — including surviving Nazis’ rule through the 1940s — in part 2 of this three-part interview.

Cornfield Becomes ‘Hallowed Ground’

As the NFL season approaches, we are reminded that some corn acres were meant for a greater purpose than mere food and fuel.

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