Precision Agriculture: Almost 20% increase in income possible from smart farming
We’ve tried to work out how much our five featured smart farming new technologies would save a farm in the UK in the future
Multi-hybrid corn planter trials
Think Different If multi-cultivar planters gain significant market share in coming years, farmers could see a big shift in the corn hybrids and soybean varieties available to plant in unique field environments, says Jason Webster, Beck’s Hybrids research agronomist. “It’s not only what you can do with today’s corn hybrids, it’s what kinds of hybrids we might develop for specific soils,” he says. Webster envisions ultra-canopy, flex-ear hybrids for planting on thin-soiled hilltops to shade…
There's Nothing Wrong With A 21st Century Farm
When it comes to farming, it’s likely that your notions about farming may be outdated. Brian Scott, a fourth-generation farmer, helps us to rethink modern-day agriculture. From tractors with auto steer capability, commercial drones and even biotechnology – you may be surprised to find out that farmers actually work in a high-tech space.
Farming 101: How Farmers Use GPS and VRT Technology To Plant Efficiently
As the weather continues to warm up and spring arrives, farmers all across the nation will begin to plant their 2014 crops. Have you ever wondered how a planter works? While the basic mechanics o…
Planter of the Future: Multiple Hybrids and Speed
“Multi-hybrid seed technology will be the next major evolutionary change of the planter,” says Ryan Molitor of Raven. “This could potentially be one of the biggest agronomic changes we have seen with planters.”
John Deere launches high-speed planter
John Deere revamps planter row-unit designs with two new systems. The MaxEmerge 5 row unit becomes the company standard, while the new ExactEmerge system offers a new high-speed option.
GoPro Aerial View of Subsurface Farm Drainage
Bird's eye view of our tile installation via my GoPro Hero 3+ mounted on my DJI Phantom 2. The flight starts at the outlets for the two main lines. The soil ...
Dow, John Deere partner on MyJohnDeere technologies | Farm Progress
The new partnership will allow for prescription planting recommendations and more for Dow Agrosciences' customers.