Todd Janzen is an attorney at Janzen Agricultural Law LLC (www.aglaw.us) in Indianapolis. Todd grew up on a Kansas grain and livestock farm and now practices law in the agriculture and technology fields. Todd is the past chair of the American Bar Association’s Agricultural Management Committee and authors a blog addressing legal issues facing agriculture: www.aglaw.us/JanzenAgLaw. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year blockchain moved from little-known buzzword to an early-adopter technology. If you missed it, blockchain is a distributed ledger accounting tool that promises better record-keeping and reduced transaction costs.
We have been talking about the potential of aerial imagery from UAVs over the past few years, but what struck me recently at the InfoAg conference was the excitement surrounding satellite and aerial imagery from aircraft.
Tech companies often think user agreements are not that important—no one reads them anyway. This mentality instructs their lawyers to draft lengthy, lopsided, overly complex agreements that no one understands
The last five years have witnessed an explosion of online cloud-based platforms that promise to revolutionize farming. These platforms collect agriculture data, such as yield data, soil type, rainfall, fertility and dozens of other data points across entire fields.
John Deere recently filed suits in the Federal District Court of Delaware against AGCO and Precision Planting, claiming their high-speed planting technologies infringe on Deere's ExactEmerge planter patents. What are Deere's claims against Precision Planting and AGCO? What are the possible outcomes?
Having returned from the fourth Precision Farming Dealer Summit last week in Indianapolis, I’ve had an opportunity to reflect on a few of the highlights. The sold-out conference drew more than 170 attendees including representatives from 69 dealerships throughout 26 states, along with Australia and Canada.
The college offers an associate degree in Applied Science in Agriculture (60 credit hours). Students enrolled in this program may specialize in precision farming technology by selecting up to 15 credit hours in this area and agriculture business, sales and agronomy.
The college offers an AAS in Precision Agriculture and customized precision ag- related training for agricultural producers, insurance underwriters, equipment dealer and agricultural cooperative employees and others.
Offering training on Ag Leader, Trimble, Reichhardt, Norac and Integris Systems in twice yearly customer training events (spring/fall). Also offering individual training opportunities on any HTS Ag products and SMS software, year round.