09.08.2016

July 25, 2016 - Verizon is set to launch an Internet-of-Things (IoT) and decision support product for permanent crop farmers this quarter. Its product aims to improve the connectivity of sensors and other data-capturing devices on the farm to turn this data into actionable insights through its dedicated software platform. Verizon Agtech will run through Verizon’s new IoT platform ThingSpace, which was launched in November 2015 as a tool to help developers and others to use IoT. For many ag data and sensor-based startups that have struggled with connectivity issues — and as data standards remain absent — a network and platform leader entering the sector with an IoT product could accelerate adoption.

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02.08.2016

Falcon Soil Technology has added new mapping and live sampling tracking features to the Model 5000 Automated Sampling System. For the first time, soil samplers can collect, map and share soil sample information within the same system.

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29.07.2016

Tokyo, Japan - July 28, 2016. Terra Drone is a UAV long time participant in surveying and analyzing site conditions for the construction industry. The company was born as a part of Terra Group, selling 30,000 electric vehicles annually in Asia. With the success in land-surveying, Terra Drone choses agriculture as the next field to explore. Terra 1 Series, the crop spraying agricultural UAV, will be released this autumn.

“The launch of Terra 1 Series displays our development skills, which we acquired with the manufacturing of electric vehicles” said Toru Tokushige, CEO of Terra Drone. “With this new product, we’ve shown that Terra Drone can not only offer services for the construction sector, but also develop hardware for commercial products.

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07.07.2016

Newbury, UK -- Leading UK precision crop production company SOYL has unveiled a new field scouting app called iSOYLscout which is set to make the recording, monitoring and review of in-field problems and variation much easier for farmers.

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15.06.2016

Machine Learning Models Based on IBM Deep Thunder Help Predict the Business Impact of Weather
ARMONK, NY- USA - The Weather Company, an IBM (NYSE: IBM) Business, today announced plans to advance the precision and accuracy of weather forecasting by combining hyper-local, short-term custom forecasts developed by IBM Research with The Weather Company's global forecast model. The powerful combination of the two models will be called Deep Thunder, and will also use historical weather data to train machine learning models that will help businesses predict the actual impact of weather.

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18.12.2013

HAIFA Group just announced another enhancement of its water soluble nutrition product line with the release of "FertiMatch", a mobile app for calculating the desired composition for Fertigation.

The FertiMatch app helps the grower determine the right amount of fertilizers needed for a desired composition. The grower inserts details regarding his Fertigation control head, chooses a reference element and concentration and the fertilizer (Haifa or other). The output provides the fertilizer quantity needed and the concentration of elements in the irrigation water.

FertiMatch runs on iOS (iPhone http://bit.ly/1ffCGVT, iPad http://bit.ly/1f3uebz) and Android (http://bit.ly/1cy7Bc4). Soon it will be available for Windows phone.

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