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Measuring tech ROI on the farm

Precision farming practices have been around for a long time. Yield monitors, grid soil sampling and variable-rate application of fertilizer were a few of the first types of precision agriculture products to be adopted beginning in the 1990s. But where are we now, and how are these technologies paying off? That may be one of the…

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Wearing your next computer?

Ever since Apple legitimized the smart phone with the first iPhone, everyone has been looking for the “next big thing” and it appears you may end up wearing it. This week Google rolled out new Android software called Android Wear specifically designed for “wearable” computing devices. It’s just an early announcement, but shows where tech could be…

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New UAS from Trimble for aerial scouting

Trimble announced in late January that it is adding a new Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) to its line of products for agriculture. The Trimble UX5 will be available for growers to use for aerial imaging and mapping in order to monitor crop health throughout the growing season. The system can be used for detecting pests,…

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Meet the Minnesota company pulling petabytes of data from the field

SUMMARY: A Mankato, Minn.-based company called Farm Intelligence is helping farmers get a sense of what’s happening in their fields so they can act fast to maximize yields. It’s already managing a million acres and nearly a petabyte of data, but it expects to amass much more. If you know what to look for, those endless…

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DuPont Pioneer launches whole-farm decision service

Computer-based information system helps growers make decisions using predictive analytics and the help of an agronomist. Think of it as a supercomputer in your living room–and an agronomist on the couch. This month, DuPont Pioneer, the seed genetics business unit of DuPont, held a news conference announcing the unveil of its decision support service that…

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¿Cómo será nuestra vida digital en 2025?

Predecir cómo será la tecnología en 30, 50 o 100 años es casi imposible. Una década, sin embargo, es bastante aceptable: se pueden hacer algunas tesis sin temor a fallarlas todas. Eso es justo lo que ha intentado el Pew Research Center, una de las instituciones que más tiempo lleva investigando la evolución de Internet y su impacto…

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El ingeniero innovador al frente de Microsoft

Satia Nadella, el hombre de la “nube” será el nuevo jefe de Microsoft, toma el mando de la firma en un momento crítico tras dominar durante décadas el mercado. “Cree en lo imposible, pero elimina lo improbable”. Con esa filosofía encaraSatya Nadella el día a día al frente de la gestión de Microsoft. Es la tercera…

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Holding agropecuario chino se quedó con el 51% de la cerealera Nidera

La firma Cofco habría pagado entre 1000 y 2000 millones de dólares, según fuentes del mercado; la adquisición incluye la división de semillas en la Argentina. La empresa estatal china Cofco, dueña de un gigantesco holding orientado a la compra de granos para la elaboración de alimentos, se quedó con el 51 por ciento del negocio…

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IBM planta cara a la ‘nube’ de Amazon

Invertirá 900 millones de euros para extender sus centros de datos por todo el mundo El Gigante Azul, IBM, no quiere quedarse atrás en un negocio en el que es pionero y que, además, es cada vez más lucrativo: el de la gestión de datos. Para ello IBM anuncia una inversión de 1.200 millones de dólares…

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Solum Changes Name to Granular Inc. and Launches Cloud Software Offering for Large Farms

Monsanto’s Climate Corporation acquires soil science business San Francisco, CA – February 20, 2014 Solum Inc. today announced it has changed its name to Granular Inc. and launched a new cloud business software and analytics offering for farmers. The Granular platform, which was in stealth development in 2013, is now beta testing on several farms…

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