Technology

Review: Etymotic earphones give you the noise you need and nothing more

· July 26, 2017

To test out earphones, you need noise — both coming through the earphones and around you. This was put into full effect as I got to try out one of Etymotic Research’s hearing products. The company touts its products as being engineered specifically for people who operate loud machinery and power tools or are, simply, […]

Soil warm enough to plant? Climate app can answer

· July 14, 2017

Want to keep better track of the climate conditions around you? A group from the USDA Agricultural Research Station (ARS) has introduced a web-based application that allows users to access important historical information about the past climate in their area and better plan for the current year. “We wanted to make an application that addresses […]

Chevron launches Game Changers campaign to spotlight innovators

· July 12, 2017

There’s a special place at Chevron for innovators both past and present, and now, the engine oil maker is hoping to share the stories of those industry game-changers. The company has announced the Delo Game Changers campaign and Road Trip, which will tie into Chevron’s advanced API CK-4 and FA-4 heavy duty engine oils that were […]

eScout takes guesswork out of crop scouting

· July 7, 2017

Farmers Edge has added a new advanced app-based scouting tool to their product portfolio – eScout. The app aims to help agriculture professionals strengthen their business through enhanced agronomic services that support their customers in making more informed and timely farm management decisions. Equipped with tools to monitor and address field conditions, eScout generates real-time […]

It’s not Siri or Echo, but Genuity aims to be one tweet away

· July 7, 2017

While Amazon hasn’t come out with the agronomist version of the “Echo” just yet, growers do have a few interactive tools at their fingertips to help answer those questions from the field, thanks to Monsanto’s Genuity suite. As Sean Evans, Technology Development Manager for Corn Traits at Monsanto, points out there is a lot of […]

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