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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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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 Easy Steps to Create a Precision Agriculture Strategy

Time and again, we discuss the benefits of precision agricultural techniques, but beyond that we haven’t really discussed what that would look like on YOUR farm or how to implement it for YOUR farm. So, we sat down and compiled ...

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What Is Precision Agriculture All About?

You can’t deny that in the last decade particularly, the agricultural world has taken leaps and bounds in the tech arena. We’ve also seen some pretty huge problems arise, some of which are still looming in the distance: superweeds and ...

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Agriculture Start-ups: Build Tech for Products, Not Farmers

Despite the increased efforts by farmers worldwide to harness technology and use it to improve their farms, farmers still aren’t the main users of the internet and the various new softwares used to gather and analyse data. In fact, it’s ...

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Pilotless aircraft will play critical roles in precision agriculture

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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Precision agriculture helps farmers save time, money, the land

The popular image of agriculture is the farmer standing out in his field with his bib overalls, straw hat, a rusty old tractor and a piece of wheat straw popped in his mouth at a rakish angle. Modern agriculture, however, ...

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Practices that reduce soil moisture content

(Crop) residue burning Burning of maize, rice, other crop residues and natural vegetation in the field is a common practice. Residues are usually burned to help control insects or diseases or to make next seasons’ fieldwork easier. Burning destroys the litter ...

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Next generation farm management system.

We would like to spot your attention to a very specific farm management system designed purely for the needs of agricultural companies involved in land cultivation – this system is Cropio farm management. It is specific due to the fact ...

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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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