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Articles on farm management apps, plans and strategies are presented. Agribusiness survey results are offered.

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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How to Run a No-Till Farm

Don’t be mistaken into believing that no-till farming means there’s no effort involved. If you want to reap the benefits of no-till farming while maintaining a profitable farm, you will need to take considerable care of your farm management. Alternative ...

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3 Extraordinary Ways Drones Are Driving Smart Agriculture

Drones are no longer a fantasy, far off in the distant future. They are here! And they’re ready to get to work. Farmers face a lot of struggles daily but drones might be the solution they’ve been waiting for. Worldwide ...

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3 Popular Herbicides and How to Use Them Correctly

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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