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Field Hub 2.0 Adds Speed To Slingshot By: 07/14/2015 @ 9:28am

The Slingshot Field Hub 2.0 is the latest addition to Raven Industries' lineup of high-speed modems. It boasts data speeds of up to 4G in areas where coverage is…

AUVSI Urges FAA to Finalize Proposed Rules By: 06/24/2015 @ 10:11am

As he addressed the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee last week, Brian Wynne, AUVSI president and CEO…

Allstate Granted Exemption By FAA By: 06/24/2015 @ 9:35am

Allstate insurance company has been granted a Section 333 exemption by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly unmanned aircraft.The unmanned systems…

Tools of the Future Brings Newest Tech to Farmers' Fingers By: 06/23/2015 @ 4:17pm

The second annual "Tools of the Future" event by Successful Farming magazine took place Monday, June 22, in Ankeny, Iowa (north of Des Moines), and it was one to remember. Dozens of farmers gathered along with…

Multi-Hybrid Planters Pay Off, Research Shows By: 06/22/2015 @ 4:21pm

Jason Webster’s belief in the value of a multi-hybrid planter is paying off in fields with variable soils. Webster, who is research director for Beck’s Hybrids’ Practical Farm Research program, began…

Huge Potential for 3D Printing In Agriculture By: 06/22/2015 @ 3:22pm

Jack Hemenway describes the technology of 3D printing as additive manufacturing in that “you are using common materials like power-composites, plastic material, and metal to create an item,” says the vice…

Farmers Urged to Imagine The Future Of Agriculture By: 06/22/2015 @ 2:30pm

Brian David Johnson describes himself as a pragmatic futurist. “My job, my passion, is looking into the future to see how advances in technology will impact a company,” Johnson explained to farmers…

Soil Health at Tools of the Future By: 06/16/2015 @ 4:11pm

Need advice on how to boost soil health? Tools of the Future speaker Steve Berger of Wellman, Iowa, plants cover crops to stabilize organic matter, and he runs a no-till system. His system allows for five…

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