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Celebrating #agdads, Father's Day and every day

If you're from a farm family, you probably don't need a holiday to remind you to be grateful for everything your dad taught you: whether it was how to drive a tractor or how to follow a budget, chances are you're still using some of those lessons every day. But with Father's Day coming up this weekend, we’re thinking more than usual about #agdads. We asked a few Ceres Imaging staff what ...

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Missed the debut episodes of Advances in Imagery? Catch up here.

We know our community of growers never wants to stop learning ... but we also know they're too busy most days to spend much time in front of a screen. That's why Ceres Imaging has partnered with the California Ag Network to bring you Advances in Imagery, an audio series you can listen to from anywhere. Each episode, we’ll feature leading experts and top producers talking through the late...

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On the road at this summer's tree nut events

PHOTO:  U.S. Department of Agriculture We know there are folks whose summer scheduling is more about beach vacations and packing the kids off to camp … but over here we’re gearing up for summer tree nut conferences. Here’s what we’ve got on the books for the next few months: if you’re attending one of these events, make sure to find our booth and meet our specialists — we’d love to give ...

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For an alfalfa grower, advanced imagery pays off from the very first flight

Ceres Imaging recently partnered with SCALE Ag Services to help growers in the southwest. One of their customers, a high-value alfalfa operation, was skeptical of the need to fly their fields with a fixed-wing aircraft: they'd used drones and satellites many times already. But the grower’s first look at analyses from Ceres Imaging revealed a costly irrigation error other imagery had miss...

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The tech we take for granted

We farm with our eyes forward, always looking for the next tool to help us optimize our operations. But pause to look backwards and you'll find that ag has always been a place for nuts-and-bolts experiments—some that changed the way we farm forever. This month, the story of Joseph Dart, inventor of the grain elevator. PHOTO:  Wilson Hui  In the 1840s, Buffalo, New York was booming, in pa...

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Sustainability in Action with Brian Fiscalini

With Earth Day coming up, we’re excited to celebrate one of our customers who is leading the way in sustainable farm management: Brian Fiscalini, CEO of Fiscalini Cheese Company. We had the pleasure of talking to Brian about his story and we chatted about farm technology, saving money on input costs, and whether using the word “Earth Day” at farm events was going to get me laughed out of...

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Honored by THRIVE as one of the Top 50 Global AgTech Companies

Aerial imagery startup recognized for success with big data analytics in AgTech.  Coming on the heels of our recent validation by leading researchers, we’re deeply honored to be named to SVG Ventures' THRIVE Top 50 annual ranking of the world's leading visionary agriculture technology companies “exemplifying the best in agriculture and food-focused innovation”.  Backed by university-prov...

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Introducing our Center-Pivot Analytics Suite to Imagery Solutions

It’s taken a long time to get here, but after much research and partnering directly with growers, we have developed our Center-Pivot Analytics Suite, a full-service imagery solution designed specifically for center-pivot irrigated row crops. We’re excited to share these tools with center-pivot growers and help them learn how combining scientific-grade imagery with data analytics and expe...

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Research Study Validates Imagery for Pistachios

Recently published research in the peer-reviewed journal Remote Sensing demonstrates the effectiveness of our thermal imagery in detecting water stress in pistachio orchards, echoing the results of the extensive trials in almonds with UC's Blake Sanden over the past several years.  Specifically, the study details how This university-led research study demonstrates the accuracy of thermal...

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Are All Almonds Created Equal? Part 2

Test results are in! Late last year, you may have read about the taste test in our office comparing six different varietals of almonds. Today, we find out the results!       There was a clear winner. The almond variety Carmel received the most 4 or 5 ratings by far!   Carmel and Aldrich varieties, even though the smallest almonds of the bunch, were the clear winners averaging a 4 out of ...

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