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Crop Monitoring

Agribusiness Experts’ opinion on best modern agriculture industry technologies of crop and yield monitoring tools.

Make variable rate applications easy with new ipad app

Growers can now manage precision farming tasks direct from the tractor cab with the first variable rate application system to run on a tablet. iSOYL, the pioneering new app from SOYL, streamlines the variable rate application process for iPad users, ...

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Startups Vs Famous agriculture companies on app market

The US farmers choose the whole innovative advanced agriculture technologies tools range. Modern combine cab is very similar to space craft: directed by satellites and equipped with special screens, which visualize the work process and general plan that will be ...

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Best New Agriculture Apps For 2015

Has the app market reached a saturation point? Consider Google Play and the iTunes App Store combined have more than 2.5 million apps, according to recent statistics. And with hundreds of new apps added every day, one could argue enough ...

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New Website, Yield Pop, is a Great tool for Agriculturalists

The free online service, Yield Pop, is made so that consultants, farmers and suppliers in the agriculture industry can communicate better. The site became open to the public in January in both the U.K. and the U.S. It hosts a ...

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The Effects of Crop Rotation on Weeds

Whether you are a specialty crop farmer, grain farmer, health-minded conventional farmer, or fully committed organic farmer, weed infestations are a negative consequence of human intervention during crop production. While weather conditions might affect the growth of the problem, it ...

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Crop Monitoring Reaches New Heights

Reaping What You Sow Aerial vegetation monitoring allows farmers to quickly assess and manage the health of their crops, improving yields and minimizing the use of irrigation, fertilizers and pesticides. The combination of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and compact spectrometers has increased ...

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Winter Wheat Varieties Response to Fusarium Head Blight in 2014

In 2014, winter wheat was impacted by fusarium head blight impacting both yield and quality. The FHB Index in 2014, as measured by the annual FHB Winter Wheat Survey, was 11.6%, higher than the 10-year average of 3.4%. High levels of infection were ...

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Putting Google Earth to use on the farm

In the past year, talk about farm data has ramped up exponentially, yet many readers have been capturing on-farm data for more than a decade. The main struggle is how to turn that in­formation into a decision-making tool. Noel Anderson ...

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Planting Tips for Successful No-till

In no-till, planters need to cut and handle residue, penetrate the soil to the desired seeding depth, establish proper seed-to-soil contact and close the seed-vee. Keeping these four items in mind, producers can evaluate the strengths or weaknesses of their planter and ...

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Soil Health Tool Shows Nutrient Availability and Soil Respiration

The tests evaluate relationships between the soil’s physical properties and its biological processes. This, in turn, suggests the level of microbial activity and its effect on soil respiration. Estimating plant-available fertility is then possible. “This is the first test that ...

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