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  • Autumn Lee United States, MN, Milan

    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Preamnath Jayganesh India, Tamil Nadu, Cuddalore

    Interests: Peanuts, Dairy, Poultry, Organic Row Crops, Irrigation

    Jacob L Maurer United States, MN, Moorhead

    Business Title: RDO Equipment Co.
    Job Title: Agronomist
    About: I am an Agronomist for RDO Equipment Co. based in Moorhead, MN and cover a territory of North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota. I have a Master of Agribusiness from Kansas State University and consult with growers on Precision Agriculture adoption.
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Sorghum, Beef, Dairy, Swine, Ag Policy, Precision Agriculture, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Cal Brouwer United States, MN, Edgerton

    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Cover Crops, Irrigation

    Randy Shelstad United States, MN, Odessa

    Interests: Ag Policy, Precision Agriculture, Marketing

    Jon Hoff United States, MN, Hutchinson

    Business Title: J & J Seed
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Marketing

  • Autumn Lee United States, MN, Milan

    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Preamnath Jayganesh India, Tamil Nadu, Cuddalore

    Interests: Peanuts, Dairy, Poultry, Organic Row Crops, Irrigation

    Jacob L Maurer United States, MN, Moorhead

    Business Title: RDO Equipment Co.
    Job Title: Agronomist
    About: I am an Agronomist for RDO Equipment Co. based in Moorhead, MN and cover a territory of North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota. I have a Master of Agribusiness from Kansas State University and consult with growers on Precision Agriculture adoption.
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Sorghum, Beef, Dairy, Swine, Ag Policy, Precision Agriculture, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Cal Brouwer United States, MN, Edgerton

    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Cover Crops, Irrigation

    Randy Shelstad United States, MN, Odessa

    Interests: Ag Policy, Precision Agriculture, Marketing

    Jon Hoff United States, MN, Hutchinson

    Business Title: J & J Seed
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Marketing

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  • Type of Organic Fertilizer

    By Darren Chan

    Published Dec 17, 2019  

    What's Organic FertilizerNowadays, as the level of modernization of agriculture is getting higher and higher, sustainable agriculture is an important global issue. Organic food is receiving more and more attention. According to the trend, organic fertilizers are becoming the first choice for many people. Widely used for vegetables (tomatoes, lettuce, cucumber), fruits (strawberries, grapes, citrus), Cash crops (grass, flowers, cannabis)Organic Fertilizer DefinitionOrganic fertilizer is also called “farm manure. ” The definition of organic fertilizer is simple...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic Row Crops, Wheat

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    Ten Ways to Increase Your Farm's Profits This Year

    By AgFuse Exclusive Content

    Updated Dec 30, 2019  

    Part 1: Know Your True Cost of Production Why Your TCOP Matters How to Calculate Your TCOP Part 2: Take the Emotions Out of Your Marketing Plan Why You Need a Plan How to Create a Marketing Matrix How to Determine Your Marketable Inventory How to Use a Marketing Matrix Why You Need an Accountability Partner Part 3: Replace Dead Assets What Are Dead Assets? What Are Productive Assets? Part 4: Manage Your Cash Flow Conversion Cycle What a Cash Flow Conversion Cycle Is How to Speed Up Incoming Flows How to Postpone Outgoing Flows How to Minimize Paying Interest Part 5: Start Using Cover Crops... In the columns across the top, we will place target prices. The first column will be your TCOP plus 5% and then every subsequent column will show an increase of 5% based on the preceding column... In the top-left intersection of the rows and columns (which, in the following example, is the intersection of “January” and “$4... ” Then, for every column over, we want to add 10% until we reach a total of 50%...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Marketing, Cover Crops

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    Harpin Protein Plant Elicitor For Cannabis

    By Darren Chan

    Published Feb 4, 2020  

    Usually, Harpin Protein acted as a plant health promoter activates a plant’s immune system, which triggers growth and defence genes. When harpin protein contacts with plants’ receptors on their seeds, roots, and leaves, it will trigger an early warning system — “Systemic Acquired Resistance,” leading to increased plant yields and health. Target Crops: Economic crops such as cannabis, tobacco, Asparagus, avocado, mango, grape, citrus, blueberry, kiwi, apple, grape, plum, cherry, blueberry, avocado, nectarine etc. Mechanism of Harpin ProteinIt works by stimulating the plant to grow under the general effects of stress and one of those stresses is fungal attack. Harpin itself does not directly affect the pathogens, nor does it enter the plant, rather it binds to receptors on the plant leaf and thereby triggers physiological processes within the plant...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic Row Crops, Soybeans

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    How Precision Technology can Tackle Cotton’s Irrigation and Pests’ Challenges in the 2020s

    By Vijayalaxmi Kinhal

    Updated Aug 7, 2020  

    The high-value returns from cotton as well as the higher costs of production should be ample incentives for adopting precision farming. The vagaries of climate change and its disruptions to the normal farm schedule only increases the value of this information technology for cotton. Climate Change is Altering Pest Attack PatternsIncreasing drought and extreme weather due to climate change are impacting cotton in unforeseen ways. The unpredictable changes in weather patterns aren’t just disturbing the environmental conditions needed for cotton crops. Experts noticed since 2019 that the feeding and reproductive patterns of pests have changed...

    Categories: Cotton, Irrigation, Precision Agriculture

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    Weed Control in Organic Soybean Farms

    By Vijayalaxmi Kinhal

    Updated Oct 24, 2020  

    Experts all agree that there is no silver bullet to control weeds in the organic cultivation of soybeans. Farmers need to use a combination of measures to keep weeds at bay in the short and long term. Soybean vs WeedsWeed control is the main problem in organic agriculture including in soybeans. It is more difficult to control weeds in soybeans because of their compact foliage, which takes longer than grain crops to produce an interlocking canopy that shades inter-row area. On the other hand, weeds have various natural traits that help them spread and establish...

    Categories: Crop Protection, Soybeans, Organic Row Crops

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    Diversity in Agriculture: How Diverse & Inclusive is the Industry?:

    By AgCareers.com Team

    Published Jun 14, 2018  

    We hear a lot of chatter about workplace diversity. Employers often allocate resources to recruiting diverse talent and are quick to tell candidates how welcoming of a work environment they'll find. Job seekers want to know they are going to work for an organization that welcomes diversity in its most traditional sense, as well as a broader scope that accounts for diversity of thought and experiences. At AgCareers. com we recognize that as agriculture itself has diversified, so has its workforce...

    Categories: Agribusiness

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    Organic Fish Fertilizer Use & Application in Agriculture

    By Darren Chan

    Published Jun 15, 2020  

    Organic fish fertilizer use as natural organic fertilizer. This product contains high organic nitrogen content. Usually, it’s an excellent soil conditioner and natural growth-promoting agent. Below are the benefits & application of organic fish fertilizer in agriculture. Benefits of Organic Fish FertilizerImprove Soil Fertility and StructureAfter fish protein fertilizer is applied into the soil, beneficial microorganisms in the soil proliferation rapidly, the activity can be increased by more than ten times, make the soil structure was optimized, protecting fertilizer significantly increased water retention ability...

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    How Feasible is Organic Corn?

    By Vijayalaxmi Kinhal

    Published Aug 14, 2020  

    Organic corn is both economically viable and technically feasible. Even though organic corn yield is 32% lesser, the prices are double that of conventional corn, guaranteeing attractive returns on investment (ROI) to growers. Moreover, there is growing technical information available to advise organic corn production. Growing Demand for Organic CornThe demand for organic corn is expected to grow globally at a CAGR of 1. 9% and amount to 1170 million USD by 2026...

    Categories: Corn, Organic Row Crops

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    Pencil Out Fungicide Profitability

    By Amanda Allworth

    Published Jun 20, 2018  

    Will it pay to apply a fungicide? That’s the million-dollar question for farmers looking to boost production on a limited budget. The honest answer is, it depends. At a time when every input dollar matters, here are some tips to help maximize your profitability on fungicide applications. Your RiskEach year brings different environmental conditions, which is why most fungicide sales are made in-season... The left column of graphs shows probabilities when disease pressure is low, while the right column shows probabilities of not breaking even when disease impacts more than 5 percent of the ear leaf at the R4 to R6 growth stage...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Corn

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    Learn about wildfire safety and fire prevention tips

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published Jun 3, 2019  

    The combination of increased risk and high-value assets makes fire protection at farms and ranches a high priority. The first step in minimizing the fire and wildfire risk is increased knowledge and awareness. It's never too early to prepare... Construct and update farm buildings using ignition-resistant and noncombustible materials, including siding, chimneys, roofs, doors and windows... (IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MO, NE, OH) (PDF)Great Lakes (MI, MN, WI) (PDF)Mid-Atlantic & Northeast (CT, DE, ME, MD, NH, NY, PA, RI, WV, VT, VA) (PDF)Pacific Northwest (ID, Northern CA, OR, WA) (PDF)Rocky Mountain (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY) (PDF)Southern California (PDF)Southeast (AL, AR, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN) (PDF)Southwest (AZ, NM, NV, OK, TX) (PDF)Wildfire safety and risk management brochures Learn how to create defensible space and decrease wildfire risk around your property with the following quick reference brochures:Reducing wildfire risk for farms and ranches (PDF)Reducing wildfire risk for homeowners (PDF)Learn more about protecting your business from wildfires...

    Categories: Agribusiness

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  • Posted By Caleb Wolters
    May 12, 2018  

    Corn growing in rye cover #dontfarmnaked

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    Posted By Fertility And Soils
    Mar 20, 2019  

    https://www.agweek.com/opinion/columns/4584927-soil-health-minute-applying-what-you-learn-your-farm
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    Posted By Soybeans
    Nov 23, 2018  

    https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/11/timely-tips-for-soybean-nutrient.html
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    Posted By Darren Chan
    Oct 31, 2018  

    https://agfuse.com/article/what-s-main-functions-of-s-abscisic-acid
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    Posted By Amanda Allworth
    Aug 1, 2018  

    Farmers can now monetize their data. 

    https://www.farmjournalagtech.com/article/datastore-means-farmers-can-sell-data-real-dollars?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiT0Rjd1lqQTRObUpoWm1JeCIsInQiOiJwNk1WZlM0Nko5dlFyWXNaZ3VVRGFpSTRRZTE1Tld2MFdvSlJvbWxxb0xqN2dLUFZZdjE2UmViSDJ0NHdBd1JPSm5hUllQQ0JYUmQwQzhhRjhCSkkxQ1wvY1wvY083SlkrbmphemRES2ExdkI2a2tkeUtaYkJQMnhDXC8zUU1OU240bSJ9
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    Posted By Fertility And Soils
    May 17, 2018  

    http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/05/soil-compaction-what-can-you-do.html
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    Today's Economic & #Commodity #Futures Perspectives

    US/Chinese trade talks continue today in Washington
    President Trump may be closer to imposing auto tariffs if EU ambassadors today do not deliver a mandate for US/EU trade talks
    MPs to push a bill today to prevent no-deal Brexit while PM May reaches out to Corbyn for help
    U.S. ADP employment expected +175,000
    ISM non-manufacturing index expected to fall

    US/Chinese trade talks continue today in Washington -- Chinese Vice Premier Liu is in Washington today for another round of trade talks with Lighthizer/Mnuchin, following up on last week's talks in China. There are market hopes that the two sides are getting close to a final agreement since reports say the two sides are now focused on ironing out the differences between the US/Chinese translations in the 120-page draft agreement...
    To continue, Visit http://ccstrade.com/blog
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    Posted By Fertility And Soils
    Mar 18, 2019  

    https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2019/03/spring-fertilizer-decisions-what-are.html
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    Posted By Fertility And Soils
    Feb 18, 2019  

    https://www.agweek.com/opinion/columns/4564824-moisture-and-temperature-conservation-tillage
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    Posted By Vegetable Production
    Feb 5, 2019  

    https://www.growingproduce.com/vegetables/planning-for-a-sustainable-future-for-your-farm/
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