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3 Popular Herbicides and How to Use Them Correctly

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As farmers, using herbicides is an essential part of our farm management. They help us control weeds and therefore promote crop yield improvement. Below we’ve listed 3 of the most popular herbicides worldwide so you can find out a bit ...

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When Cover Crops Take Over

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Cover crops are the solution to many of your farm problems, from soil erosion over the winter to major weed problems in the following spring. Not only are they an organic way of managing your farm, but they can also boost ...

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4 Ways Soil Residue is Damaging This Year’s Crops

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It makes sense that previous year’s crops and any residue leftover will impact this year’s yield, yet few of us go further than checking our herbicides won’t kill our crops before going right ahead and sowing. We might test the ...

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How to Sow Cover Crops After Soybeans

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Any farmer who implements a successful cover crop rotation on their farm knows that perfect timing is vital. There are tips and tricks needed to ensure that the field transition from one crop to another is smooth and on time. ...

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Autonomy – Are We Really There Yet?

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In this article, we’ll look at several exciting and much talked about topics in the agriculture technology arena. Perhaps you’ve already invested in an army of drones, or maybe you’re too wary of technology to give it responsibility of your ...

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Everything You Need to Master Precision Agriculture

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The definition of precision agriculture is fairly simple: using precision data about your farm to make changes that will optimise yield improvement while reducing waste and preserving resources. So why is it so difficult to get started in? There are ...

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5 Ways to Improve Wheat Yield and Quality

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Did you know that a family of four could live off of the bread produced from 1 acre of wheat for 10 whole years? Wheat is incredibly important for the production of many foods we eat daily around the world, ...

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Precision farming via satellite imaging

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Precision farming is set to become even more precise with a new camera drawing on satellite imaging. Thanks to research with ESA on new cameras, hyperspectral cameras flying on drones are now able to see details as small as 4–5 ...

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Guide to Growing Alfalfa

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Although alfalfa most likely originated in the Near-East, it is a very important crop in many different countries around the world, with many farmers choosing this forage crop for their rotations. It has several uses beyond just being for human ...

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8 Ways to Improve Your Precision Farming

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Time and time again we find ourselves repeating the same mantra. A farm using smarter technology is a more profitable farm.  But knowing where to begin and what technology to implement is often daunting, confusing and hard to budget for. ...

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