A new update to VSN visual guidance system takes away the tedium of manually counting and precise steering while turning into the next set of rows, eliminating the miscalculation and crop damage that often results.This article originally appeared in the January 2020 issue of CropLife magazine.

Raven Industries (NASDAQ:RAVN) announced today that it has named Wade Robey as Executive Director of Raven Autonomy™. Raven Autonomy™, one of the company’s two strategic platforms for growth, will propel its Applied Technology Division to become the industry leader in autonomous agricultural solutions. In this role, Robey will oversee and direct all business development and operational efforts related to accelerating autonomous agricultural solutions to the marketplace.

Raven announced today a new suite of fleet management tools to be added to its world-class Slingshot® portfolio. Fleet Analytics Manager™ is a robust reporting tool which provides valuable insight on an operation’s entire fleet and system.The added functions will enhance Raven’s Connected Workflow™, a streamlined solution for ag retailers to sync their office to the field.

Keeping track of the controls for the electronics on modern farm equipment can be a headache in itself. The Raven Rate Control Module (RCM) has made life a lot easier for Michael Schild, a farmer and Precision Ag Consultant at Titan Machinery in Cassleton, ND. This article originally appeared in the November 2019 issue of CropLife magazine.