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Nebraska: Crop Management Conference, Kearney, Jan. 24-25

Nebraska: Crop Management Conference, Kearney, Jan. 24-25

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Jan 16, 2018

From dicamba challenges and growing weed resistance to new technologies, cover crops, and more, the Nebraska Crop Management Conference offers the latest information to help Nebraska growers farm more effectively and profitably. Registration is now open for this year’s conference, which will be Jan.

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Kansas: Conference Offers Practical Approaches To Evolving Ag Tech

Kansas: Conference Offers Practical Approaches To Evolving Ag Tech

👤From Kansas State University 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Technology changes rapidly in every aspect of life. For farmers, keeping up with changes in equipment, analysis methods and best practices can make a major difference in their productivity and, ultimately, their bottom line. From aerial crop-monitoring drones to driverless

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Ag Tech: Research Shows Drones Could Help Crop Management Take Off

Ag Tech: Research Shows Drones Could Help Crop Management Take Off

👤By Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee 🕔Nov 17, 2017

Unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones, could help farmers determine if their crop is growing satisfactorily, according to a recent study conducted by University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture researchers. The study evaluated the ability of a

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Israeli Smart Farming Winning Outsized Share of Global Funding

Israeli Smart Farming Winning Outsized Share of Global Funding

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 26, 2017

Israel’s agricultural technology, or agritech, industry is in rapid growth, with a boom in number of companies, variety of innovations, and funding that’s winning an outsized share of global agritech investment, a new report shows. The report by Start-Up Nation Central, a

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California Grapes: New Weather Models Forecast ETo And Mildews

California Grapes: New Weather Models Forecast ETo And Mildews

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 25, 2017

CustomWeather, Inc., a premier, which provides high-resolution weather data and alert services, announced that it has released a group of weather models for the grape industry. The new models cover evapotranspiration (ETo) and also forecast powdery mildew and downy mildew

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Soybeans: New Machine Evaluates Crop at Harvest for Quality

Soybeans: New Machine Evaluates Crop at Harvest for Quality

👤By Debra Levey Larson, University of Illinois 🕔Oct 3, 2017

When a field of soybeans is ready to harvest, speed is of the essence. But harvesting grinds to a halt every time the combine operator has to climb down out of the cab to manually check for quality—whole, un-split beans

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Precision Ag: New Online Tool Help Farmers Make Decisions, Keep Data Private

Precision Ag: New Online Tool Help Farmers Make Decisions, Keep Data Private

👤By Brian Wallheimer, Purdue University 🕔Sep 14, 2017

An innovative online tool developed by a Purdue University engineering professor will allow farmers to process data collected from their fields without requiring them to share it with third-party companies.   “The Purdue Agricultural Data Engine (PADE) empowers farmers to

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Ag Tech: New Autonomous Robot Helps Measure Crop Traits

Ag Tech: New Autonomous Robot Helps Measure Crop Traits

👤By Claire Benjamin, University of Illinois 🕔Sep 12, 2017

Investors and executives in the agricultural industry are getting a first look at TerraSentia, a new-to-the-market agricultural robot that autonomously measures crop traits, developed at the University of Illinois. TerraSentia is being unveiled on Sept. 11 to 13 at the Ag Innovation

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Illinois: DuPont-Pioneer Plant Sciences Symposium, Urbana, Sept. 29

Illinois: DuPont-Pioneer Plant Sciences Symposium, Urbana, Sept. 29

👤By Lauren Quinn, University of Illinois 🕔Aug 28, 2017

Top scientists and students will come together on Sept. 29 to highlight innovative technologies that are improving agriculture and helping feed the world. The occasion marks the second time the DuPont-Pioneer Plant Sciences Symposium has been held in the ACES Library at

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Florida-Alabama Irrigation Technologies Field Day, Walnut Hill, Sept. 5

Florida-Alabama Irrigation Technologies Field Day, Walnut Hill, Sept. 5

👤By Libbie Johnson, University of Florida Extension 🕔Aug 25, 2017

Join us on September 5, 2017 at Sam and Scott Walker’s Farm (1950 Hwy 99 Walnut Hill, FL 32568) to learn more about new technologies for soil moisture sensing.  The short field day will start at 8:00 am central. Topics will include

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