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  • Lanny Huston United States, Colorado, Greeley

    Interests: Corn, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Irrigation, Agribusiness

    Brittany Felder United States, SC, Orangeburg

    Interests: Marketing, Agribusiness

    Danny Rogers United States, Oklahoma, Cameron

    Interests: Beef Cattle, Poultry

    Anthony Yates United States, NC, Winston-Salem

    Interests: Organic

  • Lanny Huston United States, Colorado, Greeley

    Interests: Corn, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Irrigation, Agribusiness

    Brittany Felder United States, SC, Orangeburg

    Interests: Marketing, Agribusiness

    Danny Rogers United States, Oklahoma, Cameron

    Interests: Beef Cattle, Poultry

    Anthony Yates United States, NC, Winston-Salem

    Interests: Organic

  • Agriboomers

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    This group is for starters in Agriculture coming from "Job" world to live on their own. This group is open for any suggestions and questions to ask pertaining to agriculture in Andhra Pradesh.
    Interest: Specialty/Vegetable, Organic, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Carolina Irrigation Solutions

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    Valley Center Pivot Irrigation Company in Hartsville, SC.
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    Ranch Investments - Texas Real Estate

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    Ranch Investments & Associates has become synonymous with quality farm, ranch and recreational property sales. If you are in the market for a farm or ranch, our expert team of professionals can help!
    Interest: Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Atomation

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    Atomation is an Internet of Things (IoT) company that connects agriculture equipment to the cloud making the object "alive or smart" and able to communicate previously unavailable data.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Cover Crops, Precision Ag, Irrigation, Agribusiness

    American Hemp Farmers

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    A group for anyone who is currently, or has an interest cultivating hemp, America's Greatest Crop!
    Interest: Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

  • Too many farmer's markets?

    By John Moody

    Published 8 months ago

    Any person may sell or peddle the products of the farm or garden occupied and cultivated by him without obtaining a license therefor... What’s wrong with Charlotte’s farmers markets? Value Added Products - The future for farms of all sizes? Many farmers have felt the pinch of falling food prices over the past year. Some sectors of the ag industry, especially dairy, are in a free fall, with our fellow farm friends hurting badly as low prices, consolidation, and other forces forcing many to... What’s wrong with Charlotte’s farmers markets? Value Added Products - The future for farms of all sizes? Many farmers have felt the pinch of falling food prices over the past year. Some sectors of the ag industry, especially dairy, are in a free fall, with our fellow farm friends hurting badly as low prices, consolidation, and other forces forcing many to...

    A New Era of Farm Employees: Farm Technicians vs. Farm Hands?

    By Gregory Heilers

    Published 8 months ago

    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... ” Since that time, John’s family farm has not undergone any “fundamental change in the daily operation of the business... ” As Joel explained, these obstacles “keep many would-be farmers from being successful, because most of us hate paperwork and just want to farm...

    The Story of AgFuse

    By Pat Rogers

    Published 6 months ago

    The irony is that with less people involved in agriculture, there has been an increasing reliance on information and technology in production... Our current product is what many people would call a social media “platform... For example, there’s a local irrigation company in my area that used AgFuse to remind its customers about pre-season irrigation maintenance by posting a checklist document to their company’s group page... And, we won’t be selling your data to any third parties... This feature allows any user to write long-form articles that can be hosted and shared not only across the AgFuse platform but also across all other social media platforms...

    How Yield Champions Use Cover Crops for Growing Higher Bushels

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 8 months ago

    There are many factors that can influence corn yield. In fact, Fred Below, a plant physiologist at the University of Illinois, identified seven of them, which he dubbed the “Seven Wonders of the Corn Yield World. ”The seven wonders, ranked in order of most influence on yield, are:WeatherNitrogenHybridPrevious cropPlant populationTillageGrowth regulatorsWhile Below was referring to the cash crop rotation in the fourth wonder, some farmers are taking it one step further by seeding cover crops... “If I can save those passes, I’m avoiding compaction and it’s not costing me anything... We farm about 4,000 acres and most of our fields are anywhere from 100-200 acres a plot...

    What’s the function of Mycorrhiza?

    By Darren Chan

    Published 3 weeks ago

    Introduction of MycorrhizaExcessive dependence on chemical fertilizers can result in the destruction of a large number of beneficial microbial communities in the soil and a decrease in soil activity. To improve the current soil ecosystem with serious damage and improve soil fertility, it is imperative to supplement soil beneficial microorganisms... Around the roots of the plants, there are many free myceliums, which we call externalhyphae... Enhance plant disease resistanceMany studies have shown that some ectomycorrhizal fungi have obvious “antagonistic” effects on certain plant pathogenic bacteria... In addition, many studies have also shown that mycorrhiza can also improve other stress resistance of plants, such as drought resistance, cold resistance, salt and alkali resistance, and heavy metal pollution...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Beef Cattle, Corn

    Should You Rotate Your Cover Crops? 4 Issues to Consider

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 7 months ago

    You probably know that having a crop rotation is a good thing... Photo by George Wong, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Department of Botany... “And the next year we plant wheat and we don’t spray any grass killer, then we possibly end up with annual ryegrass in the wheat or malting barley or some other high-value crop... “Even the corn and bean guys need to be at least aware that they may choose not to use brassicas every single year, just because they don’t want to take any risk. ”By making these cropping decisions early, you can look out for any kind of risk that may occur down the road...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    On the Offensive with Cover Crops

    By Pat Rogers

    Published 1 years, 3 days ago

    In the past few years, we have made a concerted effort to increase the usage of cover crops and other conservation practices on our farm. I have learned a lot of lessons from this experience but one stands out above the rest. Being a good steward of the environment and aiming to produce high yields don’t have to be mutually exclusive... The cornerstone of any good crop production system involving conservation techniques is the establishment of cover crops... Despite other stave heights being full, you can’t fill the barrel with water any higher than the most limiting stave...

    What Farmers Need to Know About Mycorrhizae

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 3 months ago

    But did you know that for many crops, those roots aren’t working alone?That’s because most plant species associate with mycorrhizal fungi... Although there are many different types of mycorrhizae, the only one crop farmers need to be concerned about is arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), as 65% of plant species associate with it... And barring anything extreme that’s happened to your fields — such as mining or a toxic spill — your soils should already have AMF in it, says Miranda Hart, a soil microbial ecologist at the University of British Columbia... 26,” explains that while root hairs can only extend a few millimeters, the hyphae of some AMF can extend many centimeters away... When Mycorrhizae Becomes ParasiticWhile AMF can provide many benefits for plants, Cahill says that in some situations the relationship can be parasitic...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    4 Steps to Building Soil Organic Matter in the South

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 6 months ago

    “It’s going to eat anything that is carbon based and basically turn it into carbon dioxide, thereby reducing soil carbon, and by definition, soil organic matter. So anything dead it’s going to decompose pretty rapidly and turn into CO2... In addition to organic matter increasing, Kloot discovered that nutrient levels and pH on the five farmers’ soils were quite stable — remaining practically unchanged, despite being in full production and not having any commercial fertilizer applied, except for nitrogen to grass crops, which Kloot says was typically applied at lower rates... 5% without any manure, while another working in a loamy sand soil saw his levels increase from 1% to 1... Kloot says that while species like grass crops tend to bring more carbon into the soil because they have more biomass, continuously growing grasses without any additional diversity will cause productivity in the soil to go down...

    Ten Ways to Increase Your Farm's Profits in 2019

    By AgFuse Exclusive Content

    Published 3 months ago

    And Accompanying Crop Rotations What Is Equipment Efficiency? What Scale-Related Questions Do You Need to Ask Yourself? When Does It Make Sense to Add Equipment? Part 1: Know Your True Cost of Production Want to make more money farming in 2019? Step one is to know your true cost of production (TCOP)... You may not know what the markets are going to do in any given growing season, but knowing your TCOP can make sales decisions easier and more profitable... The good news is that, once you’ve done this exercise for your farm, you can review the numbers annually and make quick changes by tweaking any necessary information about your operation... There are so many emotional factors that come into play with marketing and these can cause you to miss the forest for the trees... If I don’t have any price alerts and a new marketing month has come into play, my calendar reminder helps with making any necessary defensive sales...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Marketing, Cover Crops

  • Posted By Angie Setzer
    8 months ago

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

    Posted By Cortney Farmer
    9 months ago

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

    Posted By Robert Morgan
    7 months ago

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

    Posted By The Crossover
    9 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/what-the-intelligent-investor-can-teach-us-about-farming

    Posted By The Crossover
    6 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/what-to-look-for-when-hiring-farm-employees

    Posted By Cortney Farmer
    10 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/improve-yields-with-crop-scouting-apps

    Posted By Farmers Under Forty
    8 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/so-good-they-can-039-t-ignore-you-how-to-get-attention-as-a-young-farmer

    Posted By Robert Morgan
    7 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/how-international-money-wants-to-invest-in-american-farms-

    Posted By Gregory Heilers
    9 months ago

    The legendary Joel Salatin weighed in on this article with advice on how to find the perfect intern! https://agfuse.com/article/how-to-source-farm-interns

    Posted By Fertility And Soils
    7 months ago

    https://am.gallagher.com/us/in-practice/the-importance-of-soil-health-for-increased-profitability