November 7, 2018

Measuring Crop Performance: Digital Farming Data For Yield Analysis

As I’ve logged countless miles across the Midwest, one insight I have gained is that every farm, and every farmer, is different. The farmers I work with have ...

November 7, 2018

Measuring Crop Performance: Digital Farming Data For Yield Analysis

As I’ve logged countless miles across the Midwest, one insight I have gained is that every farm, and every farmer, is different. The farmers I work with have incredible work ethi...

October 29, 2018
Harvest Lessons: Listening to Learnings

I knew what I wanted to be at an early age. Growing up hearing stories about my grandfather – and watching my dad – nurturing and caring for the land they farmed instilled in m...


September 19, 2018
Rain Gauge Measurements Versus FieldView™ Rainfall Estimates

While harvest has started early for much of the nation, farmers often tell us that a big challenge during this crucial time of year is deciding when their fields are dry enough and...


September 12, 2018
Harvest Help: Common Questions the Climate Support Team Fields

The USDA projects a 242 million acre harvest for top row crops nationwide, and with harvest coming early for much of the Midwest, the phones in Climate Support have already startin...


August 30, 2018
Early Harvest: Gathering Your Crops – And Data – Ahead Of Schedule

The rumors are true: harvest will come early this year across much of the Midwest! According to USDA crop progress reports, corn and most crops are in advanced maturity stages and ...


August 28, 2018
The Next Evolution of Digital Farming Technology

An advancement that takes some of the guesswork out of the planting equation. A seed selection and placement technology that’s currently on more than 100,000 acres in pre-commerc...


August 22, 2018
Crop Disease Scouting: Understanding In-Season Threats

A few years ago, as an Iowa farmer (and farmer advisor), I always looked forward to walking the fields to get a closer look at what was happening in the long rows of corn and beans...


August 1, 2018
Here Comes Harvest: Making Sure Your Data is Ready to Yield Insights

The finish line is in sight – as you continue to focus on the growing season by carefully scouting and adjusting inputs, harvest is just around the corner. It’s an exciting tim...


July 16, 2018
Making Crop Protection More Efficient: The Climate FieldView™ Digital Advantage

One of the reasons I have a passion for what I do is I get to spend a lot of time in the field. For instance, earlier this spring, I had the opportunity to help some Illinois farme...


July 11, 2018
Digital Ag Advancements Enable Split-Planting Trials That Pay Off

On-farm field experimentation matters for the bottom line. Last year, farmers who ran split-planting field trials, with two different seeds planted side-by-side in the same planter...


June 6, 2018
Fertility Focus: Four Questions To Ask Before Putting A Sidedress Plan Into Action

If you drove across virtually any part of the Corn Belt even a few weeks ago, you would have still seen farmers planting corn in their fields. As some of you may have experienced, ...


May 3, 2018
How Next-Level Field Health Imagery Helps You See Beyond The End Rows

Growing up on a farm in central Illinois, I remember being so very ready for spring to arrive. With temperatures finally warming, equipment would start rolling down the roads and t...


April 23, 2018
Implications of Cold, Wet Midwestern Weather on Spring Planting and Fertility Management

Last year at this time, some of the Midwest was affected by abnormally wet weather which contributed to planting delays and other issues for farmers. Early spring weather condition...


April 19, 2018
Managing For Higher Corn Planting Densities

Corn yields have increased significantly since the 1930s largely due to genetic improvement and better crop management. Grain yield is the product of the number of plants per acre,...


April 2, 2018
Variable Rate Scripting, Seeding, and Planting Season: Be Sure You’re Ready

You know better than anyone that, with tight margins for crop production on every acre, staying ahead of the challenges you face every day is critical to your success....


March 16, 2018
Farm Data Working Together: FieldView™ Equipment Compatibility

To be properly connected, your equipment must be compatible with your digital agriculture app. With farmers using the Climate FieldView platform on millions of acres across the U.S...


February 22, 2018
Farm for Thought: A Family Legacy Of Forward Thinking

You might say that farming is in my DNA. As a fifth generation Nebraska farmer, I am proud of the agricultural heritage my family has established....


February 8, 2018
How Variable-Rate Seeding Can Increase Your Yield

Determining the optimal seeding density for your field is not an easy task, and field variability can make this an even tougher decision. That’s why knowing the optimal seeding r...


January 18, 2018
Iowa Crops Experience High Yields Despite the Effects of Drought

2017 was a dry growing season in Iowa but yields were better than expected. Most of Iowa was wet and cool during planting time (end April to mid-May), warm and dry during vegetativ...


January 16, 2018
Academic Expertise Meets Digital Agriculture Research: Creating A Better Understanding of Field Science Through Public-Private Partnerships

As we sit at the cusp of the digital agriculture revolution, we can collect more data on seed, soil, crops and weather than ever before. We can also analyze this data in novel ways...


January 8, 2018
Extreme Cold: The Impact of Cold Weather On Farming

Extremely cold temperatures have affected much of the central and eastern United States since late December. Persistent northerly winds out of Canada’s cold interior have transpo...


January 4, 2018
Bringing Silicon Valley to the Farm

At this time last year, we became the first digital agriculture company to share our innovation pipeline publicly - favoring transparency and access over closed-door science. Today...


December 15, 2017
Planning To Plant: Exploring FieldView™ Seed Scripting Tools

Agriculture is much more than just a job to me – it’s my life’s work. Growing up on a family farm, I quickly learned the fine line that exists between success and failure at ...


November 20, 2017
Soil Strategies: Putting A Soil Fertility Management Plan Into Action On Your Farm

Now that harvest season is winding down, many of you are looking at your data and yield maps to see how your crops performed. You're probably already thinking about next year, anal...


October 23, 2017
Data Yields: Using New Climate FieldView™ Harvest Features

Harvest season is now in full swing throughout much of the country and it’s a great time to start thinking about how you will use the harvest data you are gathering in your Clima...


October 5, 2017
Measuring Up: Enhancements for Analyzing Weather Data in Climate FieldView

It's that time of year when you are either in your fields harvesting this season's crop or planning to be soon. However, changing weather and field conditions can affect your abili...


September 8, 2017
Harvest Is On The Horizon: Are You Ready?

After a busy growing season of keeping an eye on all aspects of your crops, it’s time to focus on a safe and successful harvest. You may have read my recent blog post where I off...


August 29, 2017
Advancing Innovation for Climate FieldView

What if you could diagnose a corn disease impacting your field with your smartphone? Would it change how you managed the problem? Would you trust it as much as a trained eye?...


August 28, 2017
Into The Homestretch: Planning For Harvest

Fall will be here before we know it and after a growing season of careful scouting and adjusting inputs, harvest is just around the corner. We asked Luke Samuel, our Commercial Pro...


August 11, 2017
Caution: iOS Upgrade Ahead - Don’t Move Until it’s FieldView Approved

As an engineer in the mobile application space, the adoption of the iPad® mobile digital device and other tablet devices in business has been exciting to see. More businesses are ...


June 29, 2017
An Inside Look: Monitoring And Maintaining Field Health

We’re about halfway through the growing season and each week can throw new variables at you. As your crops continue to grow and in-field scouting becomes more difficult, the abil...


June 8, 2017
Flexibility In The Field: Addressing Issues Before They Impact Yield

If you’re like most farmers, growing season will be a busy, and potentially stressful, time of year. As your crops make their way out of the ground and continue to grow toward ma...


May 30, 2017
Make The Most Of Sprayer Applications With Climate FieldView™

If you are currently in the fields planting, or just finishing, optimizing your seed investment is always top of mind. Sprayer applications are a critical part of your operation th...


May 8, 2017
Climate FieldView™ Disease Image Contest: How You Can Help Students in Your Community

Growing up in sugarcane and rice country in Southern Louisiana, I understand the importance of helping farmers identify, predict and diagnose crop disease and stress. That’s why ...


May 2, 2017
Wet Weather At Planting: Another Variable In The Mix

Higher-than-normal rainfall totals of up to 300 percent above average have been registered in some parts of the Midwest over the past month with many areas experiencing significant...


April 21, 2017
Hit The Ground Running: How To Make The Most Of Planting Season

Growing up in agriculture, planting season was one of my favorite times of year. The anticipation of seeing the first signs of corn and soybeans coming up through the soil was exci...


April 5, 2017
Rethinking Your Nitrogen Plan: How Advanced Tools Can Help You Maximize Your Applications

As a pattern of warmer-than-usual winters followed by early spring frosts continues, this varying weather can affect your soil conditions – and your nitrogen availability. Becaus...


March 16, 2017
Ready, Set, Drive: Getting Your Climate FieldView™ Account Ready For Spring Planting

While planting season is approaching for many of us, some of you may already be in the fields. Either way, the weather continues to throw curve balls, so it’s more important now ...


March 1, 2017
The Science Behind Climate FieldView

One of my favorite things about the digital transformation of agriculture is that it’s never been done before. Everywhere you look, farmers, agronomists, engineers and researcher...


February 24, 2017
See the Future of Farming at Commodity Classic 2017

The 2017 Commodity Classic is March 2-4 in San Antonio, Texas and The Climate Corporation will be there to show what’s new in Climate FieldViewTM. Stop by the Monsanto booth, #23...


February 7, 2017
6 Data-Driven Tips for Prescription Success during Planting Season

If you’ve been farming for many years, I’m sure you remember many hectic planting seasons with on-the-go changes – adjusting the seed brand you plant by field, adjusting your...


January 5, 2017
Pulling Back the Curtain on Our Innovation Pipeline

After decades working in agricultural research and development, not a day goes by at The Climate Corporation that I don’t marvel at the pace and significance of the scientific di...


November 18, 2016
Warm Fall Temperatures Could Impact More than your Fall Anhydrous Application

Much of the Midwest experienced consistently higher than normal temperatures during the 2016 growing season. The warmth lingered into the fall and, according to the The Climate Cor...


October 24, 2016
Sensors and Connecting the Field

Growing up on a grain and livestock farm in west central Illinois, I have more memories than I can count of my dad sitting at the kitchen table or working in our farm shop wonderin...


October 20, 2016
Climate FieldView Drive Connection Issues with iOS 10

Update: Apple has released iOS version 10.2 which addresses the Bluetooth connection issues with the Climate FieldViewTM Drive. Our teams have determined it is now safe to upgrade....


July 6, 2016
Planning and Monitoring Tools are Essential to Supporting Healthy Corn Development Through Harvest

During the late Spring and early Summer, corn plants are in a critical stage of rapid growth and some big decisions need to be made about what’s going to help farmers reach the b...


June 13, 2016
Satellite Imagery Supports In-Field Management Decisions Before Yield is Lost

Getting out in the field and seeing plants emerge is the best way to help you better understand crop health and identify yield-limiting threats during the growing season. But manag...


May 4, 2016
Will El Niño Affect Midwest Corn and Soybean Yield?

In a previous post we showed that despite the hype, there isn’t much evidence that El Niño has a large impact on springtime precipitation in the Midwest. The major weather impac...


March 17, 2016
Managing Nitrogen During a Warm, Wet Winter

This winter has been the rainiest and warmest on record since 1895 across the U.S. Corn Belt, with unusually high soil temperatures accompanied by record-breaking rainfall. Because...


March 2, 2016
Make the Most of Every Acre with Simple Variable Rate Planting Tools in Climate FieldView™ Pro

There’s no better time than right now to set your farming operation up for a successful planting season and start the crop year off right. While 2015 harvest is in the rear view ...


February 26, 2016
Meet Us In New Orleans! – Come Visit Us At Commodity Classic 2016

Are you going to be in New Orleans March 3-5 for the 2016 Commodity Classic? Stop by booth 320 to learn about what’s new at The Climate Corporation!At the show, you’ll be able ...


February 8, 2016
Springtime Precipitation During El Niño Years

The El Niño event currently underway in the Pacific Ocean is proving to be one of the strongest in the past 65 years. It has peaked, with forecasts now suggesting a steady decreas...


February 4, 2016
Introducing Climate FieldView Drive™

It’s been a busy year at The Climate Corporation as we’ve worked hard to release three new products for farmers; Climate FieldView Pro™, Climate FieldView Plus™ and Climate...


January 25, 2016
Climate FieldView Cab 5.0 Now Available for Download

New for 2016, Climate FieldView Plus™ allows you to collect and visualize your data all in one place with the Climate FieldView Cab app, helping you increase knowledge of your fi...


November 18, 2015
Harvest 2015 Wrap Up Part 3 – Field Health Advisor

In part 2 of our series, we looked at a story from an Iowa farmer, and how he used Climate FieldView Pro™ Nitrogen Advisor to ensure he was using the optimum amount of nitrogen t...


November 12, 2015
Harvest 2015 Wrap Up Part 2 – Nitrogen Advisor

Last week we took a look back at the wet conditions during the 2015 growing season. This week, we focus on one farmer who utilized Climate FieldView Pro™ Nitrogen Advisor....


November 5, 2015
Harvest 2015 Wrap Up Part 1

After a wet start to planting this year, the season is just about wrapping up. Farmers in most of the Corn Belt are finishing up harvest and are planning for spring planting. Some ...


October 26, 2015
Fall Application – It’s All About the Timing

Optimize Your Nitrogen Use This Fall with Climate FieldView Pro™As we wrap up the 2015 growing season, our thoughts turn to preparation for 2016, and with current commodity price...


October 15, 2015
Climate FieldView™ for the 2016 Season

For the upcoming 2016 planting season, we’re excited to announce the launch of our most integrated platform yet: Climate FieldView. Climate FieldView combines the best of both wo...


September 2, 2015
Introducing the New Climate FieldView™ Platform

We’re making some exciting changes to our platform this year that we would like to share with you!For the 2016 season, The Climate Corporation is bringing together the best of Cl...


August 4, 2015
Come Meet Us at Farm Progress!

Are you going to be in Decatur, IL at the Farm Progress Show? Stop by Booth 1033 on Central Progress Avenue at Ninth Progress Street to learn about how digital ag can transform the...


April 21, 2015
Using Weather Data to Support Decisions in the Field

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March 30, 2015
Managing Nitrogen to Prevent Potential Yield Loss

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February 24, 2015
Applying Data Science to Enhance Farming Practices

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February 11, 2015
See you at The National Farm Machinery Show

Are you going to the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky? Well, we’ll be there from Wednesday, February 11, to Saturday, February 14. Please stop by Booth #428B ...


February 3, 2015
Make your Farm Bill decisions easier

ARC? PLC? SCO? At times, the 2014 Farm Bill can seem like an acronym soup. It can be a time consuming and sometimes frustrating job to evaluate all the options and make the best de...


January 28, 2015
Data Science: The Next Revolution in Sustainable Agriculture

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September 15, 2014
5 Data Tips For A Great Harvest

At this point in the year most of the growing season is behind you. Now that the end is in sight, it’s time to see the payoff for all your hard work and planning. We’ve pulled ...


September 13, 2014
See you at the Molly Caren Ag Center

Are you going the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio? Well, we’ll be there from Tuesday September 16 to Thursday September 18. Please stop by at 275 Equipment Ave ...


September 11, 2014
Future Radar now on your mobile device

Over the next month or so, you will be very busy in the field with harvest. When you’re out harvesting and you see a storm approaching, wouldn’t it be great to know if its comi...


September 3, 2014
See you at Husker Harvest Days

Are you going Husker Harvest Days? Well, please stop by at Lot 828 and learn more about Climate and our 2015 offerings. There will be lots of staff on hand to help you get your Cli...


August 20, 2014
Making crop growth stage tracking more accurate

One of the goals of Climate BasicTM is to give useful field-insights to help you with decisions throughout the season. Having an accurate growth stage model is essential to providi...


August 13, 2014
Going to Farm Progress? Come and say hello!

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July 23, 2014
Climate Basic: now with account sharing and growing degree days

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July 23, 2014
5 simple steps to share your Climate Basic account

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July 23, 2014
Just how high will 2014 yields go?

Earlier in July, the USDA projected a record national average corn yield of 165.3 bu / acre and corn prices continue to slide towards $3.50. The market is certainly not wrong to be...


July 14, 2014
4 tips to get the most out of your field imagery

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July 8, 2014
Your rain gauge and Climate’s recent precip: different views on the same storm

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