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Keep your farm on the map use satellites

Throughout history we have dedicated enormous amounts of time extensively mapping our world. Even today we’ve still got a long way to go when it comes to topography. Recording the size and shape of land, the quality of earth, climate ...

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GMO Crops What Happens When They Go Away

GMO (genetically modified) crops have an undoubtedly strong influence in the world that seems to only be growing. In the USA, GMO soybeans altered to be especially herbicide resistant account for 94% of the total soy that’s grown. Worldwide many ...

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5 Tips For Farming Cotton

For the average person, cotton is one of those materials that we see and use daily in clothing, bed sheets and upholstery to name a few, yet we rarely think about the process, time and effort that goes into growing ...

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Whats Driving Driverless Tractors

Driverless tractors are becoming less futuristic and more in reach for every day farmers. Companies developing driverless vehicles that rely on sensors, GPS and precise data include Goldman Sachs, Autonomous Solutions Inc., and Hitachi. But what problems are they really ...

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Tips for Prioritising Farm Management Decisions

Making a multitude of decisions every day is common practice for farm managers of all kinds. Whether you’re a livestock farmer, organic produce focused or managing farm land that’s been passed through your family for centuries, you have many decisions ...

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Building a Weed Management Plan

A huge section of farm management goes to planning for weeds, taking up a large amount of our time and money. Weeds can have a serious impact on soil quality and yield quantity, not to mention your budget and precision ...

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Planter Maintenance Checklist for Yield Improvement

Time is short, the sun is out and it’s time to be planting your crops for a bountiful harvest. Except your harvest won’t exactly be bountiful when you rush to sow crops without taking the necessary steps first. We know ...

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How to Implement Cover Crops

Once you’ve come round to the idea of cover crops, you’re then left with the question of how you add them to your crop rotation. As you well know, creating a crop rotation means making significant commitments to each crop ...

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10 Essential Safety Tips for Farmers

In Great Britain, agriculture workers and farmers like you make up 1.8% of the entire workforce, yet the industry also accounts for about 19% of the reported fatal injuries each year.* In other countries across the world, where many more ...

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How to Manage Farm Finances

Keep actively managing your finances wisely and your farm will continue to be successful for generations to come. Write a Business Plan Your business plan should include: Achievable milestones to work towards. This includes short term and long term goals ...

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