This episode features Mike Tweedy of Pattern Ag, who discusses the company's digital tools for pest management and fertility, data collection through soil samples and using pressure panels to predict rootworm and disease issues.
A Nebraska research team is designing a next-generation wireless network for agricultural fields that would catalyze an array of digital farming technologies and buoy the businesses of countless farmers.
UNL faculty members are at the forefront of a nationwide initiative to create an ag data framework that will be accessible, secure and supported through compatible software platforms across the ag tech industry.
The research team is investigating the security and hackability of autonomous farm vehicles and precision ag equipment using Flex-Ro, an ag robot created by UNL's Biological Systems Engineering Department.
Craig Rupp, CEO of Sabanto Ag, discusses Sabanto's autonomous machinery platform and other related topics, such as the meaning of full-stack autonomy and why Farming-as-a-Service (FaaS) is a viable model for implementing autonomy.
For its spring 2022 season, FarmBits will focus podcast interviews on automation and robotics technology in crop and livestock production with a concurrent emphasis on stories of diversity and inclusion in digital agriculture.