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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Venture Capital Does Heavy Lifting on New Tech for Farmers

As precision farming technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, growers grapple with the challenge of evaluating which new products are worth their time and money. This is where venture capital firms come in, says Radicle Growth CTO Neal Gutterson. “Before an early-stage company is funded, venture capitals — who are often comprised of former industry executives, MBAs, scientists and technologists — dig into every aspect of a start-up to evaluate risk and scalability. This process also removes much of the risk farmers would take by testing unproven technology on their farms."


U of F Building New Center for Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture

The University of Florida is preparing to construct a new Center for Applied Artificial Intelligence. The project is estimated to cost around $20 million, and will include a state-of-the-art research shop equipped with tools for the design and development of robotic technologies for farming, according to Fagen Wasanni.


Digital Tool Predicts Weed Emergence, Identifies Herbicide Resistance

Geco Engineering in Vancouver, B.C., has developed a digital tool capable of identifying not only where weeds will emerge but also areas susceptible to herbicide resistance. The Geco Engineering tool builds predictions based on data from satellites, drones and farm equipment. Read more about the new technology in this article from Grainews.

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The Impact of Precision Technology on Nutrient Management

In this USDA webinar, Dr. Douglas Smith shares the key takeaways from a research study on the use of precision ag technologies to improve cropland phosphorous management.

Can’t We All Just Share the Road?

Our farmer friend John Young of Kentucky penned a good “do’s and don’ts” reminder about sharing the roads with farmers and their machinery … pass it on!


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