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

New word in crop monitoring and farm management from Cropio

Upload your drone images to Cropio Cropio has recently started the usage of images taken by drones. Now clients can upload drone taken images directly into Cropio. Drones interact with Cropio by feeding it with rich, detailed and timely geo-tagged ...

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Drones to help farmers with weed control

The last place you might expect to find drones and rovers is checking up on a corn field, but they could soon join tractors and ploughs on a farmer’s list of must-have agricultural tools, thanks to their potential to reduce ...

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Do You Need a Seed Treatment?

It’s hard to believe something no bigger than a pencil eraser has the potential to make or break your year. But that’s the power of a soybean seed. “The full potential of the crop is locked in that seed,” says ...

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Drones much more than toys for farmers

Drones have captured the public imagination with much the same fervour as might a toy at Christmas. “People love them,” drone expert Arko Lucieer, associate professor in remote sensing at the University of Tasmania, says. “People just love the novelty of ...

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Four Considerations For The 2016 Growing Season

With the clock ticking down quickly to planting, it won’t be long until the 2016 growing season is underway. Here are four things to keep in mind as you plan for the growing season. Monitor fungal diseases  “We’re coming of ...

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Monitoring winter wheat

Цшth generally above-normal February temperatures and little snow cover in much of western Nebraska, some growers are asking whether winter wheat that’s starting to grow may be at increased risk for winter injury and winterkill. Winter wheat in western Nebraska ...

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5 Valuable John Deere Farm Management Apps

In today’s digital age, there seems to be an app for everything, including farming. Managing a farm can be a complicated process, but thanks to John Deere, there are a number of farm management apps available for download. We’ve compiled ...

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Is this the year for split fungicide application

The stripe rust epidemic of 2015 is still fresh on the minds of many wheat farmers. Reports of active stripe rust on wheat in southern Oklahoma has producers now wondering if we are in for a repeat in 2016. While it ...

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UAS Crop Monitoring Mission

The use of drone for crop surveillance can drastically increase crop yields while minimizing the cost of walking the fields or airplane flying over filming and burning considerable amount of fuel (Precision Drones, n.d). It also helps to inspect the ...

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Listen to Crop Needs to Fine-Tune Management Plans

Less than a decade ago, Jeff Brown’s investment in technology was below average. “I had fallen behind,” says the Blue Mound, Illinois, farmer. “I couldn’t get data. I couldn’t make informed decisions. It’s all about data plus decisions equals dollars. ...

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