Agriculture Management Articles

  • Sentera FieldAgent Stand Count Analytics Expand to Include Cotton

    Stand count analytics available for cotton growers in the 2020 growing season Sentera announced that its stand count analytics product will be immediately available for cotton crops within FieldAgent.™ This extension to Sentera’s stand count tool will help cotton growers and ag professionals make informed replant decisions via a detailed, acre-by-acre view of plant population ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • Compost turner machine solves the problem of manure pollution in livestock farms

    With the rapid development of intensive and large-scale livestock and poultry breeding in China, the pollution from the manure discharged from the farms to the surrounding environment is becoming increasingly serious. A large amount of livestock and poultry manure has not been used as resources, which has become one of the main causes of non-point source pollution caused by agricultural ...

  • Karen Harvester Irreplaceable in Raspberry and Blueberry Harvesting

    The latest proposition in the WEREMCZUK Agromachines offer among fruit harvesters, which responding to needs of customers looking for machines adapted to work on all plantations in the country and abroad, guaranteeing efficient raspberry and blueberry harvesting and excellent fruit quality. Designed based on many years of experience in designing and implementing machines in the fruit-growing ...


    By Weremczuk Agromachines

  • Industrial apples harvesting

    The issue of the profitability of producing industrial apples has been widely talked over among fruit growers for several years. The matter of price, fruit quality, harvesting method and sales options are discussed. For several years we can see an increase in interest in an industrial apples production in specially growing orchards. Suitable types of fruits are produced there, and they are picked ...


    By Weremczuk Agromachines

  • Maja Automatic – Cherry on top

    Poland is one of the main sour cherry producer in Europe and on the world. What do you have to do if want to be successful? Experience, knowledge and appropriate atmospheric conditions is the basis. Innovative approach to carrying out intense cherry orchards and the mechanization of the harvest is also important (cherry harvesters). Way to Success Sour cherries and other stone ...


    By Weremczuk Agromachines

  • Red raspberries harvesting with KAREN harvester in the main role

    Poland is one of the biggest world producers of raspberries. The increase of raspberries planting, in recent years, especially variety grown without supports, has resulted increased concern the subject of crop mechanization. The WEREMCZUK company take care of fruit growers needs and try to meet their expectations. For many months, we were working really intensive  on the new face of ...


    By Weremczuk Agromachines

  • Spring Fertilizer Requirements

    Snow might still be on the ground, but it’s never too early to think about the year ahead. Many producers have their crop plans already in place.  Last fall’s early snow means spring fertilizing is on the radar for a lot of farmers. In this month’s article, we talk to Connor Bohachewski, our Territory Manager for ...


    By Dutch Openers

  • An Instrumented Rhizotron to Investigate the Root Growth In Wheat - Case Study

    There has been much recent interest in modifying root system properties to overcome the effects of soil abiotic stress on crop growth and yield (Lynch 2007; Ghanem et al. 2011). Plant root systems are usually exposed to heterogeneous environmental conditions due to vertical differences in soil moisture and strength. Strong subsurface layers of soil can confine root systems to shallower soil ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Precision Irrigation - Case Study

    The NIAB EMR WET (Water Efficient Technologies) Centre houses an integrated portfolio of cutting-edge growing techniques and trickle irrigation systems for the soft fruit sector. It provides commercial scale demonstrations, one to one expert technical advice, and training workshops. The Centre’s commercially available Precision Irrigation ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Clock House Farm, Kent - WET Sensor - Case Study

    Using the WET Sensor to optimise growing conditions and irrigation efficiency in high volume strawberry and raspberry production Clock House farm nestles in the rolling hills of Kent, a few miles south of Maidstone in the UK. The expansive 250 acre farm grows a variety of fruit, including strawberries, raspberries and blackberries. Notable innovators in horticulture, Clock House Farm were ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Important to know what`s going on in the slabs

    Daily measurements of the slab by hand meter give essential information on what is going on in the slabs. This is important to confirm the readings of any fixed sensors and to show the standard deviation across the glasshouse. This data will give more potential control over the crop to increase yield and quality as well as more efficient use of water and fertilisers. The substrate manufacturer ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • HDPE Canal Liner for Irrigation Water Project in China

    HDPE canal liner is the widely used geomembrane liner products and the essential lining system for the efficient use of water resources due to their features of lowest permeability, excellent anti-seepage and ultra stress crack capacity, etc. More than 45% of water used in the agriculture would be lost due to seepage. HDPE canal liner is an affordable ...

  • Irritec at Fruit Logistica Berlin 2020

    Irritec will be present at Fruit Logistica exhibition, to be held in Berlin, Germany, from February 5th to February 7th 2020. Fuit Logistica covers every single sector of the fresh produce business and provides a complete picture of the latest innovations, products and services at every link in the international supply chain. It thus offers superb networking and contact ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • Carthage System Upgrades Feeding Technology to Gestal

    High Power Pork LLC., a 6000-head Carthage System sow farm, has recently undergone conversion from a conventional European-style electronic sow feeding system to the Gestal 3G free-access feeding system and is therefore announcing a group-housing retrofit with Jyga Technologies, manufacturer of Gestal. Since its establishment in 2010, the farm has used pen housing. The original open pen system ...


    By Jyga Technologies

  • Effect of a lipid-based low pKa anti-pathogenic product (R2) on mitigating PRRSV in feed evaluated by quantitative RT-PCR and pig bioassay

    Introduction In recent years, contaminated feed has been confirmed as a vehicle for transmission of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV). It was also demonstrated that a number of additional viruses, such as Seneca Valley virus, feline calicivirus, bovine herpesvirus-1, porcine sapelovirus, and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV), could maintain infectivity in ...


    By Feed Energy Company

  • The School Of Life: This Volunteer Dug Deep For Students In Need Of Education

    Anna-Lena Andersson knows that to build a better world, you have to lay a few bricks. Last October Andersson, head treasurer of GE’s Steam Power division, joined eight of her colleagues to break ground on an elementary school for 150 students in Kaolack, Senegal. “I’ve always believed any kind of change has to start with ...


    By GE Renewable Energy

  • Making Better Herbicide Decisions with Weed Density Mapping

    Proper weed control early during the growing season is essential for reducing nutrient competition, gaining optimal crop health, and preventing yield loss. Weed management in corn and soybeans can be an extremely difficult problem to tackle and, if left unmanaged, can cause nearly a 52% corn yield loss and 49% yield loss in soybeans according to research conducted by the  ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • Limex foam disinfection module developed into foam unit for plant trolleys

    Plant trolleys such as CC-containers, Danish trolleys and Flora auction trolleys are used in the logistics chain by multiple and often unknown users. The trolleys are regularly soiled with plant, sand and substrate residues which can harbour mould, bacteria and viruses such as Fusarium, Xylella and ToBRFV. Upscaling, automation and globalisation increase the susceptibility of nurseries to ...


    By Limex Machine Exploitatie BV

  • 20 Tips for 20 Years - How Buyers Can Get the Most out of XPRT

    To celebrate XPRT’s 20th anniversary, we’re showing our appreciation to the buyers who have helped support us over the years with these 20 tips for getting the most out of XPRT.  Straight from the people who know how to maneuver XPRT best, this is our 20th anniversary gift to you. Tip #1: Use xprt.com for your searches In early 2019, we launched a ...


    By XPRT Media

  • Why Work at Ag Leader

    Have you considered a career in the Agriculture industry? It is very rewarding knowing you’re helping farmers feed, fuel and clothe the world! Plus, the ag industry is just plain fun! It’s about working hard and playing hard. It’s about being helpful and respectful to each other and it’s about a  ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

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