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4 Tips for Better Corn Management

Possibly the most significant factor that determines your corn crop yield this year is the variety and type of corn you choose to sow. Not only do you need to play to your farm’s strengths and pick a corn suitable ...

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Optimal Nitrogen Rates for Soybean Yields

Soybeans, much like corn, are one of the most popular crops to grow worldwide. It’s no surprise then that multiple studies are carried out each year to find out how we can boost yields and profit as soybean farmers. With ...

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The Return of Variable Rate

If you were a farmer back in the 90s you’ll remember exactly what variable rate was. Or rather, what is was supposed to be. But it never really materialized. As the world moved through the past 20 years, dragging technology ...

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Maintaining Soil Fertility

There’s more to maintaining soil fertility than just applying fertiliser and hoping for the best. If you want to see true yield improvement you need to master soil management. You need to start monitoring your fields… hardcore. Record everything from ...

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How to Use Your Planter Efficiently

Planting your crops is just another chance to show off your precision agriculture skills as a modern farmer. Not only is this arguably the most important time of year for your farm but it’s also when you’ll be busiest, besides ...

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Best Agronomic Practices for a Profitable Farm

The agricultural market has had some crazy ups and devastating downs over the past few decades… this instability has knocked some farms straight off the map, but you’ll still find farmers who were around the 70s staying profitable in hard ...

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Agriculture Tech: The Benefit V Cost Ratio

Technology in the agriculture world is continuing to develop and evolve, bringing new and untested methods and machines to the market. One area we’ve seen the most progression in this year is soil biology. From the likes of drip and ...

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3 Ways Geographical Information Systems are Helping your Farm Economy

Geographical information systems are simply maps. Maps that plot out your data and give you real time information that you can use to make smart decisions as part of your precision agriculture efforts on your farm. Think of them as ...

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Changes in Agriculture: 5 Things to Look Out for in 2018

The summer is nearly over and harvest is soon upon us if it’s not happened on your farm already. You know what this means. We are far past the half way mark in 2017 and it’s not long before everyone ...

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Agribusiness 3.0 in modern-day horticulture

For thousands of years horticulture facilitated the existence of humankind, having been developed for centuries and taking on new forms. Today, on the planet Earth there are 500 million mid-sized and small farms, which produce around 80% of all food ...

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