Seamlessly Integrating Technology Tools for Ag Retailers
Our aim is to help you use ag technology tools and capabilities to help your customers make more profitable and agronomically sound decisions. Technology is changing rapidly, and retailers and farmers who don’t avail themselves of its many benefits may find themselves at risk of being left behind.
We expect the new enhancements to roll out in two phases in time for 2017 crop season planning, and provide retailers with a more streamlined process to help them visualize and use data. With these updates, the R7® Tool and the Climate FieldView™ platform can be used very easily in a synergistic way. For example, you can call up a historic image and a prescription map from the R7® Tool, and pair them with the Climate FieldView™ platform’s nitrogen monitoring feature to evaluate the past, present and future states of a field. Then, you can use that data to help the grower make the best decisions.
Phase 1, expected to launch in October, will help ag retailers make seed recommendations that best fit a field’s profile. This enhancement will be available to retail sales personnel through navigation from the Climate FieldView™ platform’s prescription tools to the R7® Tool, which accesses Answer Plot® Program data. Phase 2 will focus on addressing in-season issues such as nitrogen management. Stay tuned for more information about this phase as we get closer to rolling it out in spring 2017.
The R7® Tool will also be enhanced in the coming months. Beginning October 1, the tool will be reengineered to be faster, more user-friendly and customizable, with a single platform accessible from PC, laptop or tablet. Enhancements include new functionality that enables retailers to create a multi-hybrid prescription for variable-rate seeding recommendations.
Learn more about these new capabilities by contacting your local agriculture technology specialist or Climate representative, or stay tuned here for more information.
Winfield US (Winfield United Suppliers) and The Climate Corporation are further enhancing their collaboration by implementing a two-way, cross-navigation exchange between the R7® Tool and Climate FieldView™.
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