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Aliaxis, which enables access to water and energy through fluid management solutions, has signed an investment agreement and will be partnering with CropX, a provider of agtech solutions for full farm management.
SupPlant, a precision agriculture hardware-software solution, announced its recent funding round, raising $10 million to accelerate its industry defining and disrupting sensor-less irrigation API product.
Acquisition adds 500,000 acres under management, over 10 years of in-soil U.S. farm data, agronomy-based analytics platform and experienced team to expand global leadership position in soil and crop analytics.
AgGateway's Precision Agriculture Irrigation Leadership (PAIL) Project will hold a demonstration on June 11 at AgGateway's Mid-Year Meeting in Altoona, Iowa, to show equipment and software manufacturers how growers and irrigation consultants can access and send data in PAIL format as they develop and execute an irrigation plan. Full field testing is planned for late summer, and a proposed set of guidelines will be submitted in late November 2014.
AGCO is taking a retrofit first approach to autonomy and its tech stack. The OEM is designing technology that will fit farmers’ operations, which often include a mixed fleet and the need to improve efficiency without buying a brand new machine.
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.