As the availability and volume of data to help us understand what is happening or will happen in an agricultural field or orchard continues to grow exponentially, the challenge we now face is how to collect, synthesize and use this data to provide simple and actionable understandings and recommendations for a user.
I am a product manager in an industry that is still trying to find its footing. Precision agriculture technologies, particularly irrigation technologies, are still trying to prove their worth to producers in a way that would make them willing to leave the old ways behind to explore these new technologies for field operations.
For thousands of years, the survival of farmers’ crops — and finances — have been inextricably linked to the weather.
Real-time data from the field is poised to have more impact on tomorrow’s supply chain.
To say that the Golden State can lay claim to the title of king of almonds might be an understatement.
With the vernal equinox now behind us, spring has officially arrived in the astronomical sense.
Iteris has just released version 3.0 of WeatherPlot®, the location-specific, agriculturally focused weather and soil decision support tool for agronomists, researchers, and crop science professionals who manage product performance inquiries.
In recent years, there’s been no shortage of buzz in the agricultural industry about the seemingly bright prospects for using artificial intelligence (AI) to address a broad range of problems in the ag space.
It’s fascinating to see how modern technology has helped us increase our agricultural productivity in areas not otherwise suited for our higher value crops.