Seamlessly Integrating Technology Tools: Winfield US and The Climate Corporation
We expect these changes 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 enhancements, the R7® Tool and the Climate FieldView™ platform can be used very easily in a synergistic way. For example, with your retailer, you’ll be able to 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 you 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.
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.
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 introducing it in spring 2017.
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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