Manhatten, July 15, 2016

agriculture Blog Posts

How Precision Agriculture Can Change Farming’s Financial Landscape

Stories

It’s not surprising that agricultural technology, and in particular, precision agriculture are becoming crucial tools in a farmer’s arsenal. In order to boost productivity and profitability, farmer’s need to carefully manage where they invest their time and resources. New technologies are making this possible at a scale never before possible.  During Zambia’s […]

Planet Satellites Bolster FAO’s Geospatial Toolkit

News

Putting the world’s eyes in the skies to work to improve human lives and combat climate change is now easier thanks to an overhaul of the Food and Agriculture Organization’ innovative geospatial monitoring system. A new version of SEPAL – System for Earth Observation Data Access, Processing and Analysis for Land Monitoring […]

Agtech Startups Continue to Scale Globally with Planet Imagery

Tech

The key to a startup’s success is growth. To achieve that, you need a foundation that is scalable. Planet’s constellation of Earth-observation satellites is imaging the entire Earth every day, unlocking unlimited potential and providing the needed foundation for agricultural technology (agtech) startups. The agtech sector is showing continued momentum in 2019, […]

How Satellites Can Help Remote Farmers Gain Access to Finance

Tech

Farmers need access to finance to invest in their farms, boost yields and income, and protect their growing business. However, when it comes to agriculture, financial institutions are often far from the customers they serve. And the more remote the farmer, the more remote their chances of getting the loans and insurance […]

The Top Global Trends Driving the Fourth Agricultural Revolution

Stories

Co-written with Deepthi Shankar Technological innovations are beginning to transform every link in the food chain, from seed to fork. In developed countries, digital technologies and analytics are making farm operations more insight-driven and efficient. Here are the five global trends catalyzing digital transformation in agriculture. Rising population and resulting increase in […]

Farming Smarter with Daily Data

News

Today, access to reliable data is essential to sustainable, efficient, and productive agriculture.    Our newest eBook, Precision Ag Insights from Frequent Imaging (available in Spanish here) details how modern agriculture has been transformed by the onset of new data sources and the ways frequent global imaging is powering smarter farming practices from […]

DowDuPont’s Granular Taps Planet for Multi-Year Deal for Agriculture

News

The largest agricultural companies are tapping into big data and machine learning to help farmers become more efficient and profitable in the years ahead. At the forefront of this trend, Corteva Agriscience,™ Agriculture Division of DowDuPont,™ through its software business Granular, selected Planet for a multi-million dollar, three-year deal that offers farmers […]

Planet and FarmShots Team Up to Deliver Advanced Pasture Management Solution

News

Planet has again partnered with FarmShots to power a next-generation agriculture solution for Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC). LIC’s Satellite Pasture and Cover Evaluation (SPACE™) service uses daily satellite imagery from Planet and field analysis software from FarmShots to measure pastures. We are very excited to collaborate with Farmshots on this innovative approach […]

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