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Agronomics and Precision Farming, What You Need to Know!

Agronomics is, as its name suggests, a theoretical application that combines economics and agriculture. All precision farmers will use some agronomic practices, but some will fall on the wayside. This is because much of agronomic research is speculative and precision ...

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A Short History of Cover Crops

Whether you’ve just heard about cover crops in passing, or are seriously considering them for your farm, this is an article that you just have to read! Below you can find information on the history of cover crops including landmark ...

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5 Reasons to Get Excited About Classical Breeding

Put simply, classical breeding is the process of picking only the crème of the crop each year to gather seeds from. This way, only the best genes from the best crops survive and year after year we are slowly refining ...

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Warzone on the Farm: Precision Farming VS GMOs

GMOs are genetically modified organisms. Instantly sounds creepy and the stuff of science fiction, right? Well, for years now the world of agriculture has embraced GMOs because it reduced upfront costs, improved yields and in turn, improved profits. A GMO ...

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Our Prediction: Big Data Will Revolutionise Crop Management

According to a report conducted by Rabobank the precision farming industry, relying on technology and IT solutions will increase worldwide crop yield to the sweet tune of $6.64 billion within the next few years. We were taken aback when we ...

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How to Create Soil Maps

Whether you have a few small pastures or a large area of fields spanning miles and miles, having a soil map can be invaluable. The previous farmer may have had a soil map taken before you took hold of the ...

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Calibrating Your Machines Accurately for Harvest

You need to calibrate your farming machines before the harvest. It’s not just about have very accurate control for precision agriculture, it’s about getting the best yield and maintaining your farming equipment. For tractors, there are 4 main areas that ...

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Agriculture has Taken One Giant Leap into Space!

Every week we find ourselves enthralled by the latest precision farming advances, sometimes they are incredibly simple, sometimes they are a little bit weird. This time however, they are out of this world! Agriculture is finally taking the leap into ...

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5 Farm Management Practices to Avoid

We’re always so focused on making improvements, on the highlights of our farming lives. It just makes sense to focus where profits are high, and to move money to where you’ll get your best return… but there is a downside ...

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The fields are full of weeds, get your robots out!

A Tesla car recently set a landmark record of crossing the united states on electric power, travelling from Los Angeles CA to New York NY. Amazon have launched prototype drone delivery systems to send packages out to clients from warehouses ...

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