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Agriculture information and tips on the specific crops (wheat, sorghum, corn, soybean etc.) and regions (U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Australia, India and other)

Technological revolution must be within reach of every farmer

A more technological approach to farming is crucial for meeting the needs of an extra 2.4 billion extra people who are expected to swell the world’s population by 2050, according to a new EU report. Yet significant obstacles are preventing ...

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Can twin-row corn payoff?

Marty Derks is on a mission to maximize corn and soybean yields in a harsh climate. That means constantly evaluating new technologies and products on the 2,300 acres he farms with his father Gary about 50 miles south of Ottawa in ...

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Tips for analyzing harvest data by yourselves

Data holds huge potential for the future of your farm, but only if you can figure out how to turn data into a decision. How can you make more effective business decisions with your data? What’s the most efficient way ...

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Three new products from John Deere

John Deere made three announcements for new products this week offering a new  high-tech control system for tractors; new draper platforms for the windrower line; and tractors for orchard and vineyard use. First up is the 500D Series Draper platforms, ...

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Soil Health Has Its Benefits

Farmers know the value of their soil. And organic matter is a key piece of a soil profile that farmers are working to protect. But when various industries, researchers, organizations and agencies differ in their opinions about what elements should ...

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Can seeding cover crops at sidedress work?

New equipment options and growers willing to experiment are opening the door to early season cover crop interseeding. Growers who try it are finding lower costs and in-season benefits. “I interseeded 100 acres of corn at the end of June, and ...

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Despite benefits, many farmers say no to no-till

With harvest under their belts, farmers are now planning when to till their land — or whether to do it at all. Discussion about tillage and its pros and cons is nothing new to farmers. It’s also a topic that has ...

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Global Precision Farming Market Size, Share, Growth 2020

The precision farming market is growing with a considerable rate due to augmented yield and profitability of the agriculture industry. The growing population and government assistance to farmers are other factors responsible for the growth of the global precision farming ...

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Fighting Weeds With Glow Lights

In a crop field cull, how do the knives of judgment distinguish saint from sinner? One of the current roadblocks to commercialization of robotic technology for tasks such as weed control is the ability of a machine to recognize crops ...

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Trimble Agriculture: New displays add increased precision farming flexibility

Cambridgeshire-based Trimble reseller AS Communications (UK) is now able to offer increased flexibility within its range of guidance displays to suit the varying precision farming needs of growers across the UK. In addition to the Trimble CFX-750 display, that can ...

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