News and Insights
Appareo was founded in 2003 by Barry Batcheller, and in 2017 the role of CEO was transferred to his son, David. Recently, both Barry and Dave sat down with the editors of Fargo INC! to discuss Appareo — past, present, and future — as well as their unique father/son dynamic in running a business. I … Read More
There is a new update regarding the rebate program. The FAA has received several applicants complaints regarding the flight validation requirement under current winter conditions. Applicants have requested the FAA to grant a claim extension.
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
In 2018, we’re celebrating 15 years at Appareo. We kicked off the new year with a celebration at our headquarters in Fargo, North Dakota. Each year we fly our remote employees in to join us at the holiday party, and to experience a Fargo winter which is almost just as exhilarating. At this year’s annual … Read More
2018 is a milestone year for Appareo: 15 years since our founding. In 2003, we were a small startup with a dream to become an industry leader in innovative electronic and software solutions. For 15 years we’ve been pushing the boundaries in our pursuit to innovate, create, inspire, and grow. We’ve done some remarkable things, … Read More
In the intern spotlight this month is Zillah Adahman, a software engineering intern and senior from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Zillah began her internship at Appareo in June 2017. When we asked what her proudest moment has been at Appareo: My proudest moment was when I finally understood React and how to implement React components. During my … Read More
Introducing the industry’s first retrofit section control for John Deere air carts. We finished the year with a bang with the launch of Engage Zone Control (developed for Intelligent Ag). This innovative technology provides growers with the option to add section control to older model air carts… a first in agriculture! Appareo voted 2017 AEA Associate Member … Read More
Now that it’s 2018, the “2020 mandate” doesn’t seem so far away, does it?
This year Maria Rodriguez was recognized as the Appareo Pilot of the Year, an award presented annually by Helicopter Association International (HAI) as part of their Salute to Excellence program. This award recognizes an outstanding single feat performed by a helicopter pilot during the year, or extraordinary professionalism over time. Maria is being honored for … Read More
Our intern in the spotlight this month is Nick Throlson. Nick is a student at North Dakota State University and began his internship with our Quality Department in February 2017. I can bring my passion to Appareo. I’m most passionate about the idea of continuously improving, and the idea of always trying to be better than … Read More