Farm Management Articles

  • How Phytoplankton Endangers Fish Farms - and the Best Way to Combat the Threat

    Did you know that 99 percent of all biomass in the ocean is invisible to the human eye? To help put that in perspective, a teaspoon of seawater can hold over a million different living organisms – all tiny, often single-celled. Among them are phytoplankton – essentially the ocean’s microscopic plants and the foundation of the largest food chains on the planet. While too tiny to ...


    By Vemco

  • What Are Benefits Of Fish Farming Business?

    Fish farming is basically the commercial raising of fish in tanks and ponds for food production. Commercial fish farming has established profitable commercial opportunities worldwide. It is well known that fish is an important source of food and protein, so the demand and price of fish and fish-related products have increased rapidly along with population growth. ...

  • Disappearing Cows in Your Herd

    I have a problem at my farm. I have a herds-person who has such a tender heart and really loves animals. The upside of this is that we have saved a lot of calves by putting them on an IV and nursing them back to health. The downside is that she hates letting any animal leave the herd. ...


    By DHI Computing Service, Inc.

  • Data-Driven Aquaculture Essential to Feeding the Planet’s Growing Population

    The planet’s current population (7.8 billion) is expected to grow more than 25 percent over the next 30 years to an estimated 9.8 billion people. So we need to start thinking today about how we’re going to feed ourselves in a sustainable manner. Oceans will play a key role in this effort, especially through aquaculture, which ...


    By Realtime Aquaculture

  • Are Stronger, More Frequent Hurricanes a Threat to Open Ocean Aquaculture?

    Although June 1 marked the first day of hurricane season in the North Atlantic, 2020 is the sixth straight year in which a named storm arrived early. Tropical Storm Arthur formed on May 16 just north of the Bahamas and passed close to the Carolinas before turning offshore. It was ...


    By Realtime Aquaculture

  • Organic fertilizer granulation production equipment is a magic weapon for green aquaculture

    Organic fertilizer production equipment is widely used in agricultural and forestry crops, and plays an important role in the market. The fertilizer production machine continuously processes high-quality fertilizer products, drives the rapid economic development, drives the continuous progress of ...

  • Organic fertilizer production line to control livestock manure pollution

    The emergence of organic fertilizer production line is used to solve the pollution of livestock and poultry manure. In many farms, the pollution caused by livestock and poultry manure is very serious. If the livestock and poultry manure is not treated properly, it will affect the underground water used by the ...

  • Chicken manure biofertilizer project

    The chicken manure biofertilizer project takes fresh chicken and pig manure as raw materials and does not contain any chemical components. The pig has poor digestion ability and can only consume 25% of the nutrient components. The other 75% of the nutrient components in the feed are discharged with the manure, so that ...

  • Project Verification and support of energy crops - Case Study

    Supported by the Ministry of Agriculture the verification of energy crops by harvesting, monitoring the growth quality, promotion and consulting service on biomass utilization had been carried on in year 2005, 2006 and is onward in ...

  • 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.

  • Top 3 Considerations When Buying a Slurry Applicator

    Dribble bar, band spreader, trailing hose, trailing shoe, disc injector or shallow injection? Whatever name you read or see, they all refer to low emission spreading systems under evolving environmental regulations. The variety of systems available, and the number of options and features, can be baffling to even the most experienced farmer! We have put together the top three factors to think ...


    By Major Equipment

  • Uncovering your Farm’s Hidden Yield Potential

    What are you missing in your harvest data? Across hundreds or even thousands of acres, it’s easy to get lost in this sea of data points. It’s simply too much for one person to calculate. That’s what makes a digital tool a powerful ally. It never gets tired or distracted and when provided the right data, it never puts a decimal in the wrong place. The ...


    By The Climate Corporation

  • (App)etite for Technology on the Farm: Meet Greg Deim, New Cab App Senior Product Manager

    Today, most of our lives rely on apps. Whether we need to wake up in the morning, order a cup of coffee or navigate to avoid traffic—all while listening to our favorite podcast—apps have made everything just a click away. FieldView™ continues to lead the industry with the most compatible real-time data cab monitoring app, reshaping agriculture for present and future ...


    By The Climate Corporation

  • NIR & spectroscopy in agriculture & crop science

    According to a review by Dr. Crocombe, hand-held spectrometers have historically been used by only small groups of people, such as analytical and drug companies. These days, spectroscopy is available in simple low cost devices for a multitude of applications for scientists and non-scientists alike. One of the most prominent uses of spectroscopy has been the use of the technology on ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • Farming Innovation: From Ammonia to AgTech Software

    Just over a century ago, the Haber-Bosch process was invented in Germany, enabling the scalable production of copious amounts of ammonia for the very first time. This 1910 Eureka! moment meant farmers could fertilize their crops unlike ever before, growing food on a massive scale. So massive, in fact, a population explosion ensued – humankind went from 1.6 billion in 1900 to 7.7 ...


    By Vistex Inc

  • Agronomically Speaking: Fall Fertility? From Soil Test to Prescriptions

    Farmers understand that soil fertility is a key component of growing healthy and high yielding crops. While there is much debate on how we accomplish soil fertility and health, there are some general items that are helpful to remember.   However, because it was an extremely wet year for many across the country it is even more important to soil test this ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • How to Improve Field Data Accuracy for Better Farming Decisions

    From the first day of flight school, pilots are instructed on the importance of checking every instrument before take-off. Even if they have multiple flights in a day, they still go through the same long checklist — every, single, time. Why? Because while in-flight, they need to trust what their equipment is telling them. In other words, they need all the data collected and delivered to the ...


    By The Climate Corporation

  • Regulating fertilizer applications in agriculture for healthier crops & environment

    Farm Fertilizer - A Double-Edged Sword The excessive use of fertilizers is one of the main causes of the environmental impact of industrial agriculture. The notion that more is better has caused more harm than good to farming, as well as the environment. Therefore, using the right amount of fertilizers is considered an important part of farm management. To this end, there has been a lot ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • Agricola EU uses Automatic bird deterrent to avoid cherry crop loss - Case Study

    Location: Fundo la Mina, Puente Negro, San Fernando Application context: Agriculture, Cherry farm Problem definition: Birds eating the cherries Pest bird species: Doves (Columbidae) and thrushes (Turdidae) Time of the year with bird problems: September – December Time of the day with bird problems: All day Number of systems: 2 x Agrilaser ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • American blueberry farmer increases revenue by 33% with lasers - Case Study

    Location: Jefferson, Oregon, USA Application context: Blueberry farm (Vineyard & Orchard) Problem definition: Crop loss due to bird damage in the blueberry farm Pest bird species: Starlings (Sturnidae), Blackbirds (Turdidae), Robins (Turdidae), Swallows (Hirundinidae) Time during the year of bird presence: June – October Time during the day of ...


    By Bird Control Group

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