Our founder Barry Batcheller and CEO David Batcheller were recently interviewed for Bell Bank’s Agribusiness Newsletter AgViews to offer their perspectives on the future of farming, the latest in precision agriculture, and Appareo’s partnership with AGCO, a joint venture called Intelligent Ag Solutions. Read about their Q&A in the AgViews interview.
Earlier this month, we shared our research findings at the Society for Machinery Failure Prevention Technology Conference in Virginia Beach, VA. Our research was specific to Grain Elevator Quality Assurance using Deep Convolutional Neural Network. The accidental mixing of different grain types at an elevator is a common and costly mistake resulting in either a total … Read More
Appareo was honored to be a part of the 2nd International Smart Farming VDI Conference in Germany. Appareo’s Research Staff Engineer Nick Butts presented the Grain Quality Sensor for detecting material other than grain (MOG) and broken grain in combine harvesters. He presented the camera hardware, paddle sync feature, MOG and broken grain algorithms, and … Read More
In partnership with Intelligent Ag, we developed technology behind the new Recon SpreadSense, a blockage monitoring system for floaters. Applying the patented acoustic technology we developed for air seeders, each deflector on a floater gets an acoustic sensor applied to the back of it. These sensors listen to sound pulses to detect material flow and blockages, … Read More
CHC Helicopter is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada and provides offshore transport, search and rescue, and emergency medical services in 30 countries around the world using its fleet of more than 250 aircraft. OPPORTUNITY As one of the largest logistics companies in the world, CHC sought a partner who was capable of supplying them … Read More
It’s been a privilege partnering with AGCO to dream up some of the most innovative technologies that have ever been introduced to harvest operations. We were recently at Agritechnica to help them celebrate the introduction of IDEAL, their newest combine. Appareo was honored to work as their technology development partner enabling much of the new … Read More
Harris operates the largest air traffic control surveillance network in the world for the FAA. Harris’s network of 650+ radio stations communicate directly with commercial and general aviation aircraft in the US. This data is combined and processed with data from over 425 FAA radar systems and is used by FAA Air Traffic Controllers to … Read More
Growers now have a way to add yield-boosting, input-reducing precision seeding capabilities to older-model air carts. We’re proud to have developed the technology behind Engage Zone Control, the industry’s first retrofit section control for John Deere 1910 air carts. Read the full announcement on the Intelligent Ag website.
Väderstad is an international company with Swedish origin that manufactures high-quality planting, seeding and tillage equipment for the agriculture industry. Their equipment is known for its ability to offer customers highest possible productivity on the farm and is viewed as premium in the industry. Väderstad is a key global player with competitors, primarily in Europe. OPPORTUNITY … Read More
Seed Hawk manufactures market-leading, large, no-till, air-seeder systems in Western Canada with over 2,200 machines in the field since their founding. Seed Hawk has always been pushing the envelope of technology. Their previous partners would adopt “off the shelf” systems to control the machines, but Seed Hawk found themselves being limited on their ability to … Read More