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Ways to Apply Using Variable Rates


What’s available for lime, fertilizer, weed control and seed to us Variable Rate Application (VRA)? There’s a variety both with and without GPS! Most VRAs fit into one of two categories: sensor-based or map-based. The VRA technology that is map-based ...

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Tips on Best Practice Maize Production


If you are looking to produce the highest amount of maize with the lowest possible input, the most effective method is known as Conservation Agriculture (CA), which is known in some populations as “Farming God’s Way”. The features of this ...

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How we improved yield for 15% using farm management system


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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Precision Planting Announces Row-By-Row Insecticide Control


At Precision Planting’s annual winter conference the company introduced vDrive Insecticide, a more precise metering and control system for granular insecticide application on planters. The idea was inspired by Luke Stuber’s, Precision Planting, planting experience in the spring of 2014. Stuber and ...

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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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Review: Crop monitoring systems


Having a lot of fragmented information about satellite crop monitoring systems (SCM) we decided to make more detailed review and compare different solutions where it is possible. We took the most popular services available worldwide and compared them based on ...

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Micronutrients deficiencies and ways to manage them


  This article aims to clarify the factors that increase the risk of deficiency, the use of soil and tissue analysis and treatment options. It will be helpful: to prevent deficiencies occurring, improve areas of poor soil structure and maintain appropriate ...

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What drives interest in precision agriculture


In recent years, however, Carlson, precision ag agronomist with South Dakota State University, hasn’t always found fertile ground for his message. High crop prices and attractive profit margins reduced farmers’ incentive to invest in precision ag. “You could make a ...

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Trimble Introduces New Agriculture App for Fleet Management


Trimble Introduces New Agriculture App for Fleet Management SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 24, 2013—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the Connected Farm™ Fleet app built to serve managers and technicians by enabling them to access their fleet information from any location. Using ...

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Satellite Crop Monitoring: Vegetation Control


Now, agricultural sector shows raising numbers of M&A  transactions which are successful in terms of fundraising for  their  projects. It gives grounds for assuming that amount of the companies involved in agriculture would be reducing within the next few years, ...

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