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EFITA newsletter / 715 - European Federation for Information Technology
in Agriculture, Food and the Environment
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The internet of food: why your steak might have come from a connected
Smart sensors are being used to improve agriculture from farming
lettuce to producing beef – and even protecting bees
GoHarvest By John Deere
Monsanto to divest Precision Planting to John Deere
Deere & Company and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of
Monsanto Company, signed definitive agreements for Deere to acquire
the Precision Planting LLC equipment business and to enable exclusive
near real-time data connectivity between certain John Deere farm equipment
and the Climate FieldView platform.
According to Monsanto, the agreements represent the industry’s first
and only near real-time in-cab wireless connection to John Deere equipment
by a third party.
“To maximize the value of digital agriculture, farmers need solutions
for simple and seamless collection of in-field agronomic data,” says
Mike Stern, The Climate Corporation president and chief operating officer.
“As a result of these milestone agreements, farmers will experience
the fastest, most frequent and highest resolution third-party connectivity
between John Deere’s equipment and the Climate FieldView platform.”
Journal of Agricultural
Informatics: Special Issue of EFITA/WCCA/CIGR 2015 Congress Research
Co-Editors of this Special Issue are Prof. Dr. Jerzy Weres and Janina
The journal is backed by an international editorial board, the Hungarian
Association of Agricultural Informatics (HAAI) and the European Federation
for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment
The papers of Journal of Agricultural Informatics (JAI) are refered
by CrossRef, DOAJ, Cabi, EBSCO, MATARKA, MTMT, Google Scholar (See on:
All JAI papers have DOI numbers.
DOI numbers will be uploded into the CrossRef database within a few
Journal articles of Vol 6, No 4 (2015)
The issue of Vol 6, No 4 (2015) in PDF.
>>>> Papers in the Vol 6, No 4 (2015):
Flavia Clemente, Piero A. Nasuelli, Rodolfo Baggio
Formal network analysis of a food supply chain system: a case study
for the Italian agro-food chains
Kyeong Ah Ahn, Ik Hoon Jang, Young Chan Choe
The South Korean agri-food e-market: A comparative B2B e-commerce case
Kei Tanaka, Takuji Kiura
A Web application to estimate the climate change effects on agriculture
Maria Näther, Ludwig Theuvsen
Economic evaluation of animal disease control strategies: Application
of a relational database system
Jose Francisco Aguilar
Requirements specification for mobile software for e-commerce and its
adoption by small organic farmers in Costa Rica
Gianfranco Giannerini, Roberto Genovesi
The water saving with Irriframe platform for thousands of Italian farms
Siné M, Haezebrouck T.P, Emonet E
API - AGRO: An Open Data and Open API platform to promote interoperability
standards for Farm Services and Ag Web Applications
Rodolfo B. Arango, Cristina Monteserín, Ismael S. Cerezo, Antonio M.
Smart Agro-Services in the Farm-Oriented Open Data in Europe (FOODIE)
Platform: Insights from the Automatic Delimitation of Management Zones
Erika Pignatti, Giacomo Carli, Maurizio Canavari
What really matters? A qualitative analysis on the adoption of innovations
Don J.M. Willems, Nicole J.J.P. Koenderink, Jan L. Top
From science to practice: Bringing innovations to agronomy and forestry
Shunichi Hasegawa, Kazuki Kobayashi, Yasunori Saito
Web Omnidirectional Image Viewer for Field Event Extraction
Chunghan Kang, Seoyoung Hwang, Junghoon Moon
An effect of IoT based Electronic Sow Feeder (ESF) on productivity of
Euijoo Yeo, Sunggoo Yoo, Yunhwa Koh, Junghoon Moon
e-Government portal for providing integrated agrifood information based
on Big Data Analysis
Dana Tomic, Domagoj Drenjanac, Sandra Hoermann, Wolfgang Auer
Experiences with creating a Precision Dairy Farming Ontology (DFO) and
a Knowledge Graph for the Data Integration Platform in agriOpenLink
Miklós Herdon, Charles Burriel, János Tamás, László Várallyai, János
ICT based innovative solutions in building agroforestry training and
learning support system
Precision Agriculture: Emerging technologies in Agriculture are creating
a need for Ag Specialists… advance yourself in the industry with Precision
Ag through Lake Region State College
Driverless tractor getting closer to farms
Autonomous Tractor Company announces first sale of its diesel-electric
hybrid powertrain - called eDrive - to Family Farms Group. The powertrain
is an enabling technology behind giving tractors autonomous control.
AGCO mobile apps
- AGCO command: Monitor your entire fleet from your fingertips anywhere,
any time. Apple
- AGCO global: Get an in-depth look at product information, features and
benefits. View 3D models of AGCO's machines, product specs and a vast collection
of photos and videos. Apple
- AGCO parts books to go: Find AGCO parts with our interactive parts catalogs.
You can locate part numbers and easily create a parts list. Apple Android
We continue to develop apps so check back often for new ones designed to
make your operation increasingly productive and your life increasingly easier.
Beck’s Collaborates with John Deere for Seamless Data Transfer
Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s is pleased to announce a collaboration between
its secure, web-based precision ag tool, FARMserver, and John Deere’s Operations
Center in MyJohnDeere.com to improve data flow and connectivity. The collaboration
will allow users the ability to seamlessly transfer data and field prescriptions
between their FARMserver account and John Deere equipment....
plow to no-till by Liz Morrison
Twenty-four years of continuous no-till, plus a decade of cover cropping,
has largely halted water erosion on Dan Gillespie's farm in northeastern
Nebraska, he says. Soil biological activity is flourishing and soil organic
matter has climbed by mo...
Tech to transition by Willie Vogt
Bringing in the next generation of farmers is a challenge and an opportunity.
One area that could be an opportunity is new technology that can help
you analyze the business and find new profit areas.
Ag tech's most secret weapon
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