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How we improved yield for 15% using farm management system

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Introduction I am an agronomist for a large agricultural holding company that is responsible for over 250,000 acres (100,000 hectares) in the eastern part of Europe with crops consisting primarily of sugar beet, rapeseed, and maize. I left Canada to ...

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Pilotless aircraft will play critical roles in precision agriculture

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Comparing an unmanned aerial vehicle to a magnetic resonance imaging machine may seem odd, but that is how the director of the Mississippi State University Geosystems Research Institute sees it. “The plant is the patient, the agronomists are the doctors, ...

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Top 5 Precision Farming Tools

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You can invest in many farm tools that don’t necessarily boost profits. However, there are some winners out there that you can put money on and count on seeing that money come back to you. These are the tools to ...

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Using Remote Sensing to Best Monitor Crops and Assess Damage

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It is extremely important to keep a finger on the health of all crops. Knowing early on about an infestation can be the key to good productivity. Different factors such as lack of moisture, pests, weeds and fungi should be ...

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Mobile apps for corn growers

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The role of new technologies is inceasing in all sphears of our life and agibusiness is not an exeption. It is even hard to name all innovations, which changed the principles of farming for the last 20 years. Now we ...

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

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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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Galileo: Applications for agriculture

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Traditionally, precision agriculture has been characterised by significant equipment investment and costs related to usage. Nowadays, with more than half of satellite navigation-enabled tractors equipped with EGNOS, the affordable precision solution EGNOS offers is already used in the precision agriculture ...

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Getting Started In Precision Agriculture

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Given the rapid changes in the agricultural industry and the steady evolution of technologies supporting precision agriculture, this is not an easy question to answer. I usually answer the customer, whom I am assuming for the sake of discussion is ...

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Precision agriculture: an opportunity for EU farmers

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The JRC has recently released areport on the potential use of precision agriculture to help implement the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), upon the request of the European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Precision agriculture is the application of technologies and agronomic ...

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Top 5 Agricultural Technologies 2014-2020

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From disruptors to a farmer’s best buddies, these five newcomers will change agriculture forever. Agribots The prime movers in the agricultural revolution are robots. Because of the demands for increased productivity or lack of sufficient labor or a quest for ...

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