Precision Agriculture

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FarmBits Podcast: Pest Predictions with Pattern Ag

January 19, 2023
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.

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FarmBits Explores Precision Irrigation, Imagery Technology

January 5, 2023
Throughout the fall 2022 season, FarmBits podcast guests highlighted advancements in precision irrigation technologies and imagery services in the agricultural industry.

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Members of the Field-Nets research team pose in a soybean field on East Campus with their millimeter wave radios with phased-array antennas. The researchers (from left) are Santosh Pitla, Qiang Liu, Yufeng Ge, Christos Argyropoulos and Mehmet Can Vuran. (Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication and Marketing)

Project Aims to Boost Ag Tech Through Improved Field Connectivity

November 17, 2022
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.

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Husker faculty members are leading a project to create a national framework for ag data. (Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication and Marketing)

Husker Faculty Take Lead Role in Creating National Ag Data Network

October 19, 2022
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.

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Santosh Pitla poses with the Flex-Ro autonomous tractor in June 2019. (Photo by Greg Nathan, University Communication)

Collaborative Project Seeks to Protect Agricultural Technology from Cyberattacks

September 22, 2022
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.

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FarmBits Podcast Features Nebraska Extension, On-Farm Research Initiatives

July 26, 2022
Highlighting extension and Nebraska ONRN research on precision ag technologies designed to help Nebraska farmers make important, timely management decisions. 

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FarmBits Podcast: Serving Farmers Autonomously with Sabanto

January 31, 2022
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.

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FarmBits to Premiere Robotics, Women in Ag Series in Spring 2022

December 16, 2021
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.

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