Climate Insights Archive


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...


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Has this ever happened to you? You pull up a field health image and find that your scouting map is almost completely red.

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Something unusual was happening in one of Chris Naylor’s soybean fields. While reviewing his latest field health imagery in Climate FieldView™, he noticed a change that he didn’t expect.

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Pushing the Limits: Using Technology to Streamline Planting and Increase Yield

Thinking back to my days as a farm kid, I remember how my father and uncle would track their data for the family farm. Back then technology consisted of hand-written notes in a notebook for seeding, planting, and fertilizer records. This was their sacred

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