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By Sam Baker
Published Apr 25
ag/uav) announced the launch of its long-awaited fully remote, on-demand UAV Service – a custom flight service to assist farmers by providing fast, cost-effective UAV flights and machine learning analysis... Farmers can easily place a no-obligation order in under 5 minutes with the fly-out occurring in 3-5 days. Customers are billed at flight time... Users can optionally easily link their John Deere Operations Center or Climate FieldView accounts for more streamlined information flow for free... The Ag-Analytics On-Demand UAV Service allows farmers to easily order UAV flights and custom analytics without even leaving the office,” says Josh Woodard, CEO of Ag-Analytics...
By Sam Baker
Published Feb 21
Farm Flight’s goal is to help farmers mitigate risk when making these crucial decisions with the use of machine learning and drone technology... One of the many services that Farm Flight can offer to farmers are stand counts... With a simple 20 minute flight, farmers can find out exactly how many plants they have growing in their fields and can plan accordingly... To see the different solutions that we can offer to agricultural workers visit farmflightaz. com or give us an email at farmflightaz@gmail...
Published May 11
Hi. My name is Will Vourlas, and I live on hundred feet by hundred fifty feet, most of which is house. I use cover crops on my land, but mostly in the fall and winter, using a mix of bell beans, fava, vetch, oats, peas... So I was asking myself, shall I dig up an old photo or take one that is current?This is my mother's day flower bed. Wildflowers can be cover crop too!wcv...
Categories: Cover Crops
By Darren Chan
Published Sep 3, 2019
Importance of healthy rootsFirst, they anchor the plant in place, resisting the forces of wind and running water or mudflow. Secondly, the root system takes in oxygen, water and nutrients from the soil, to move them up through the plant to the stems, leaves, and blooms. where they can interact with sunlight to produce sugars and energy for the plant. Last but not least, scientists have recently discovered that roots actually secrete compounds that affect the microorganisms in the soil, which can help protect the plants from disease and encourage it to absorb nutrients from the soil... And promotes root growth, flowering, and fruit set...
By Jenny Hoo
Published Sep 13, 2019
Pineapple pineapple cultivation Of late, the talk of the town seems to be revolving around the planting of MD2 pineapple. The questions is, why is this MD2 pineapple so popular?Pineapple is known to contain highest amount of vitamin C among all various types of fruits. It also contains a fair amount of magnesium, calcium, potassium and iron and develops a bromelin, of which is a type of enzyme... It can also be planted on flat land without having the slopes... Valleser in his paper titled “Planting Density Influenced the Fruit Mass and Yield of ‘Sensuous’ Pineapple”, he compared the effects of planting density on the fruit mass and the yields of the fruit in different densities...
By Pat Rogers
Published Jul 16, 2018
In July of 2014, I sat in the audience on the last day of the InfoAg Conference in St Louis. It was my first major farm conference trip outside of somewhat local events that had been put on near my home in the Carolinas. Frankly, my mind was blown with this experience. I had taken in more new information in a three-day period than I had in the previous five years combined... These power users are leveraging the platform to grow their influence in their area of expertise...
Published Mar 20, 2019
Understanding Farm Succession Planning Finding time to talk to your family about succession planning for your farm may be difficult. You may also be uncomfortable with the thought of selling your farm or handing over control to family members. Make the time to develop a solid transition plan for your farming business. You’ll help ensure that your family’s wishes are met, and emotional stress is minimized... Are you being pressured to sell by those who don’t share your love of the land?Getting it right the first timeSuccession plans sometimes fail because certain risks were not considered during the planning stages, including:Inadequate cash flowLiquidation of some assets to provide for retirementPoor farm estate planningUnresolved issues between family members or a successor who’s not prepared to lead and manage the farm businessIt’s important to enlist the help of qualified professionals who don’t have a stake in the final decisions...
Published Jun 4, 2018
Traditional agricultural skills that made civilization possible are still alive and in use today. At the same time, hundreds of farm technician job listings across the US, and the rise of precision agriculture and software, clearly evidence the need for technologically-savvy farm technicians in the 21st century agricultural industry. It’s no surprise that tech-friendly millennials interested in farming are encouraged by these developments, which may make farming less labor intensive than in generations past. Technology may even be the antidote to a number of ills plaguing modern agriculture, which have led to a drastic decrease in the number of farms across the United States... Compost still grows grass; chickens still like fly larvae...
Published Sep 9, 2018
Despite the fact that there is near-guaranteed job security, thanks to booming population growth, many beginning farmers face seemingly insurmountable obstacles to bringing a product to market. In this article, we’re going to cover how young farmers can start from the ground up, even if they don’t come from a family of farmers... ” Still, for cash-flow reasons, “Starting your business on securely rented land allows beginning farmers to put more capital into equipment and infrastructure, and may allow them to realize earnings from their farm much sooner. ” In addition, renting allows “flexibility in an operation, to either expand, consolidate, or even relocate” in response to situations out of their control, such as changing market conditions... By not “getting in over their heads at first, even if it means a backyard garden and a flock of chickens,” beginning farmers can continue to grow their skills and work towards a future of farming...
Published Jul 18, 2018
As we learn more about what goes on in the world beneath our feet, increased attention has been placed on soil organic matter. And for good reason. While it only makes up a small percentage of most soils, the Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) says it’s the “very foundation for healthy and productive soils” — and the more organic matter there is, the better the results. Consider the following findings from SARE and the NRCS:A study of soils in Michigan demonstrated potential crop-yield increases of about 12% for every 1% organic matter... He knows one farmer who decided to grow a mix of sorghum sudangrass, sunn hemp, daikon radish, sunflower and cowpeas right after his corn crop, before planting winter wheat...
Categories: Cover Crops