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  • Ilya Lukashev Russia, Respublika Adygeya, Maykop

    Interests: Corn, Vegetables And Fruits, Caring For Plants

    Philip Northcutt United States, NV, Pahrump

    Business Title: Sierra Gold Hemp
    Job Title: CEO
    About: Former United States Marine, and current hemp farmer. I am building a vertically integrated, conscious and tech savvy agriculture company capable of carrying hemp products into every home in America.
    Interests: Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness, Industrial Hemp, CBD

    Macmilan Williams United States, CA, San Jose

    Business Title: 1st Funding Finance
    Job Title: Financier
    About: We provides fee-based advisory services for real estate capitalization of all magnitudes. We have been involved in engagements ranging from $2,000,000 to $200,000,000 for multifamily, office, retail, industrial, hospitality, healthcare, agriculture and self-storage properties. Since we work with the capital markets day-in and day-out, we advice our clients on different types of lending program
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Silvesta Lodit Ivory Coast, Lagunes, Abidjan

    Business Title: AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE AND EXPORTATION
    Job Title: SENIOR EXECUTIVE
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness, COCOA

    Massimiliano Gaudenzi Italy, Umbria, Perugia

    Business Title: Agricolus Srl
    Job Title: Product Manager
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Cover Crops, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness, Olive Oil, Grapes, Tobacco

    Bill Russell United States, VA, Lexington

    Business Title: Waterloo Creek Farm
    Job Title: Owner
    Interests: Specialty/Vegetable, Poultry, Specialty, Cover Crops, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Agribusiness, Grapes

    Bill Kearney United States, TX, Austin

    Interests: Peanuts, Soybeans, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington

  • Ilya Lukashev Russia, Respublika Adygeya, Maykop

    Interests: Corn, Vegetables And Fruits, Caring For Plants

    Philip Northcutt United States, NV, Pahrump

    Business Title: Sierra Gold Hemp
    Job Title: CEO
    About: Former United States Marine, and current hemp farmer. I am building a vertically integrated, conscious and tech savvy agriculture company capable of carrying hemp products into every home in America.
    Interests: Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness, Industrial Hemp, CBD

    Macmilan Williams United States, CA, San Jose

    Business Title: 1st Funding Finance
    Job Title: Financier
    About: We provides fee-based advisory services for real estate capitalization of all magnitudes. We have been involved in engagements ranging from $2,000,000 to $200,000,000 for multifamily, office, retail, industrial, hospitality, healthcare, agriculture and self-storage properties. Since we work with the capital markets day-in and day-out, we advice our clients on different types of lending program
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Silvesta Lodit Ivory Coast, Lagunes, Abidjan

    Business Title: AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE AND EXPORTATION
    Job Title: SENIOR EXECUTIVE
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness, COCOA

    Massimiliano Gaudenzi Italy, Umbria, Perugia

    Business Title: Agricolus Srl
    Job Title: Product Manager
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Cover Crops, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness, Olive Oil, Grapes, Tobacco

    Bill Russell United States, VA, Lexington

    Business Title: Waterloo Creek Farm
    Job Title: Owner
    Interests: Specialty/Vegetable, Poultry, Specialty, Cover Crops, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Agribusiness, Grapes

    Bill Kearney United States, TX, Austin

    Interests: Peanuts, Soybeans, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington

  • Direct Driller Magazine

    Public
    Direct Driller is a magazine from the UK, designed by farmers for farmers to educate and inform the industry about systems of reduced cultivation and soil health. Sign up to receive your copy.
    Interest: Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Cover Crops

    #SoilMatters

    Public
    Soil and everything in it is the focus here. Crop Nutritionists and CCAs know that growing a crop is more than planting, watering and applying fertilizer. It requires testing, planning, monitoring and adjusting the plan as needed.
    Interest: Corn, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Agribusiness

    Fertility And Soils

    Public
    A group dedicated to providing information on crop fertility and soil qualities.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Cover Crops

    Ag Sustainability And Innovation

    Public
    Posts related to sustainability and innovation for agriculture
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Agribusiness

    Livestock Traceability

    Public
    An open discussion on Livestock traceability around the world
    Interest: Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Precision Ag, Agribusiness

    Unity College Sustainable Agriculture

    Private
    Unofficial Network of Unity College (Maine) Sustainable Agriculture Students and Alumni. Email using your Unity College email address (...@unity.edu) for access.
    Interest: Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    McLean Marechal Insurance

    Public
    We are an insurance agency dedicated to providing competitive insurance and risk transfer solutions that protect farms, families and agribusiness companies that we serve.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Precision Ag

    Public
    GPS, precision soil sampling, UAV\\\'s (drones) data acquisition and management, etc
    Interest: Precision Ag

    Ag Policy

    Public
    A group for sharing and discussing ag policy updates regarding farm bill programs, conservation programs, crop insurance and just general ag policy out of Washington.
    Interest: Ag Issues in Washington

    AgFunder

    Public
    An online investment marketplace and daily news service covering the technologies and innovations shaping the agriculture markets globally.
    Interest: Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

  • Amending vs. Fertilizing

    By Accidental Agronomist

    Published 5 months ago

    fertilizing and understanding the differences between the two. While it seems like a no-brainer for the seasoned farmer, I have found all too often that basics can be overlooked... I have to recommend you get a complete soil test done, including organic matter. Is a soil test the end all be all to a fertility program – no. However, it is the foundation for building a plan to manage the health and fertility of your soil and crops...

    4 Steps to Building Soil Organic Matter in the South

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 4 months ago

    As we learn more about what goes on in the world beneath our feet, increased attention has been placed on soil organic matter... 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... One percent of organic matter in the top 6 inches of soil holds approximately 27,000 gallons of water per acre... When North Carolina corn yield champion Russell Hedrick increased his soil organic matter from 2...

    For farmers who were just starting out in the early 80s, many of today's challenges may seem all too familiar.

    Will Changes in Trade and Low Commodity Prices Bring 1980 2.0?

    By Kayla Hedrick

    Published 3 months ago

    However, the aging farmer population may actually benefit agriculture in the near term as we approach what many suggest will be another farm crisis reminiscent of the last major crisis in the 1980s. Back then, markets evaporated and prices dropped dramatically leaving many farmers without the means to pay the bills and having to foreclose on family family farms... Even if they weren’t actively farming at the time, they were old enough to recognize the turmoil caused by trade embargos and the subsequent years of low commodity prices. They learned the hard way to adjust their operations in order to avoid facing a similar crisis in the future... ” The similarities are all too present...

    Categories: Ag Issues in Washington, Corn, Soybeans

    How Bacillus mucilaginosus can Prevent drought in the summer?

    By Darren Chan

    Published 4 months ago

    Now,there is a better way that we can use microbiological fertilizers like Bacillus mucilaginosus to prevent drought. The reason is that:Bacillus mucilaginosus is also called silicate bacteria,it has strong potassium-dissolving ability,which is selected from the roots of crops and produced by industrial fermentation with a specific medium. Through its life activities in the soil,it increases the supply of plant nutrient elements,stimulates crop growth,inhibits harmful microbial activity,and has a strong effect of increasing production... Bacillus mucilaginosus can secrete plant growth regulators such as auxin and gibberellin,increase roots and make seedlings strong,and directly enhance drought resistance of plants. There are auxin substances and gibberellin substances in the bacteria and fermentation broth of Bacillus mucilaginosus...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Marketing, Organic

    Know your soil

    By Dwight Henry

    Published 3 months ago

    The most powerful information every farmer can harbor is the knowledge of his soil, and how they use this knowledge will decide the outcome of the season. Today conducting soil analysis is one way of accomplishing that, but what other options do you have during the growing season to stay proactive... Combine with other in-crop nutrient maps and/or soil maps to get a full layered picture of information... Values in kilograms of nitrogen per hectare.  Benefits:Additional information to support agronomic decisions for calculating fertilizer applications...

    Traditional Procedures To Qualify For A Bank Loan For Agriculture Lending VS Agrilend

    By Robert Morgan

    Published 5 months ago

    The procedures common and absolutely necessary and does not always guarantee a loan will proceed with a bonafide commitment from the bank or lender. These procedures are feasibility studies, environmental studies, certified business valuations, real estate appraisals, and even equipment appraisals... As you may observe the feasibility study is comprised of environmental engineering reports and is usually conducted after producers have discussed a series of business ideas or scenarios. The feasibility study helps to “frame” and “flesh-out” specific business scenarios so they can be studied in-depth... During the feasibility process you may investigate a variety of ways of organizing the business and positioning your product in the marketplace...

    Nutrient Stratification Not a Problem in No-Till

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 3 months ago

    A common concern growers may have when they move to a no-till system is nutrient stratification. Without tillage to mix fertilizer into the soil, no-tillers may wonder whether the nutrients applied to the soil surface are reaching the crop roots... Even though stratification — the non-uniform distribution of nutrients within a soil’s depth, with higher concentrations of nutrients toward the soil surface — does occur in no-till, it should not be a concern. In fact, they say it’s a natural phenomenon and as long as you’re managing your no-till system properly, you shouldn’t have a problem. Stratification: A natural effectWhen you fertilize your pasture, your rangeland or your lawn, how deep you till it in?That’s the question Jasa asks farmers who worry about nutrient stratification in their no-till systems...

    Maximize fungicide profitability by surveying risk factors that make a positive return on investment more likely.

    Pencil Out Fungicide Profitability

    By Amanda Allworth

    Published 5 months ago

    Will it pay to apply a fungicide? That’s the million-dollar question for farmers looking to boost production on a limited budget... At a time when every input dollar matters, here are some tips to help maximize your profitability on fungicide applications... Tillage and crop rotation. Fungal spores overwinter in soil and plant debris left behind with conservation tillage practices... Most seed guides will rate a seed hybrid or variety based on its susceptibility to disease infection...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Corn

    A healthy crop starts with healthy soil. Learn what you can do to improve soil health.

    Million Dollar Dirt

    By Amanda Allworth

    Published 4 months ago

    But what makes some soils more productive than others? That’s a complicated question to answer, but we do know that the healthiest soils share some common characteristics. While some of these are difficult to change, there are management practices you can employ to improve soil quality. Soil health 101When you think about soil, you probably don’t consider that it is alive. In fact, there are more microorganisms in a teaspoon of healthy soil than there are people on Earth. Roots, earthworms, bacteria, fungi, actinomycetes, algae, protozoa, nematodes, mites and small insects work together to help build soil aggregates (sand, silt and clay)...

    How can Farmers get Paid Right Now By Becoming an Agrilend Member

    By Robert Morgan

    Published 5 months ago

    Fiat Money does not have for today's farmer utility or use value... So, several things are needed an export, import, trade partner internationally in any continent at arms length and decentralized digital crypto-currency supported by block chain technology, hence giving them the ability to covert to digital tokens to cash with the push of a button without a banker on their android or Iphone, within the fallacy of seconds not months to reap their harvest. Enter Green Coin, what every Agrilend... The technology provides efficiency and robustness and is being utilized right now by Agrilend Members exclusively. Recently, we discovered a flaw brought to our attention by some of our partners in United Arab Emirates utilizing the technology with one of our MERCOSUR ASSOCIATE MEMBERS in which we fixed immediately after observation...

  • Posted By Angie Setzer
    5 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/citizens-weekly-newsletter-june-8-2018

    Posted By Fertility And Soils
    4 months ago

    https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/to-feed-the-world-sustainably-repair-the-soil/

    Posted By Mark Smith
    5 months ago

    Spent the better part of the day collecting soil samples from the field. In what other job do you get visitors like this?

    Posted By AgFuse Administrator
    7 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/this-earth-day-let-us-remember-those-who-are-actually-in-the-arena

    Posted By Cortney Farmer
    7 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/recent-college-grad-why-now-is-the-perfect-time-to-pursue-a-career-in-farming

    Posted By Angie Setzer
    5 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/citizens-weekly-newsletter-june-1-2018

    Posted By Amanda Allworth
    5 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/what-does-crispr-mean-for-modern-agriculture-

    Posted By Gill Costa
    1 years, 5 months ago

    http://agfax.com/2017/06/13/nebraska-irrigation-3-reasons-to-use-sensors-tips-for-proper-installation/

    Posted By Gregory Heilers
    4 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/21st-century-american-ag-sourcing-successors-and-finding-farmland

    Posted By Robert Morgan
    5 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/how-farmers-can-cash-in-big-with-the-agrilend-new-digital-international-crypto-currencies-