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Tips for No-till Planting Spring Vegetables into Winter Killed Residue

Early planting for weed suppression: The mechanism of weed suppression is light exclusion by the rapidly growing forage radish. In Maryland radish needs to be established by the last week of August to get adequate canopy closure for weed suppression. Adequate ...

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10 tips for higher corn yields and improved profits

 Know the yield potential of a cornfield, its yield history, the soil type, and its productivity.  Choose high yielding, adapted hybrids. Pick hybrids that have produced consistently high yields across a number of locations or years. Select hybrids with high ...

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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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The Effect of Variable Rate Fertilizer Application

Use of variable rate fertilizer spreaders (VRS) is available to farmers in many areas of Kentucky. For use of VRS, a soil fertility map must be prepared for the field to be spread which requires subdividing the field into subunits. ...

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Vegetation Control: Profitable Investment

Agricultural complex has always been one of the most significant propelling forces of the Ukrainian economy. Agriculture provides for 8% of total GDP, covering about 71% of the territory and 17% of working population employment. Meanwhile, in comparison with their ...

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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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Satellite Mapping

The Need for Better Information Many remote areas of the World are now being opened to exploration and development, generating a growing demand for up-to-date maps of land topography, land-use and other information products. Such maps are of great importance ...

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Profitability of Variable Rate Fertilization

INTRODUCTION Grid soil sampling and variable rate fertilizer applications are a part of the precision agriculture movement that has captured the interest of many farmers. Variable rate fertilization requires extra expense and effort plus the use of often unfamiliar technology. ...

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Crop Monitoring & Damage Assessment

Crop health evaluation, as well as early detection of crop infestations, is critical in ensuring high agricultural productivity. Stress associated with, for example, moisture deficiencies, insects, fungal and weed infestations, must be detected early enough to provide an opportunity for ...

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