Precision Agriculture Articles

  • 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

  • Sheet Metal Laser Cutting

    Laser cutting sheet is used successfully in a wide variety of industries. Cutting materials with high power density laser beam. The thickness of the plate which can be processed in the range of cold bonding plate and hot bonding plate should be less than or equal to 20.0 mm, and stainless steel should be less than 10.0 mm. The advantages ...

  • Ecological vegetable growing – Is it needed?

    Recent years ecological food is becoming more and more popular. Society wants to eat healthy products, of known origin and free of harmful chemicals that have an impact on our health. Where to get such food? The answer is simple – you should ask the source, which in this case are farmers. Despite the demand for ecological products is large, only a few producers decide to grow ecological ...


    By Weremczuk Agromachines

  • Do-It-Yourself Field Tiling

    At a time when grain markets continue to strain row crop revenue potential, many farmers are taking steps to do all they can to maximize productivity and yields. Excess water is a common yield robber with corn and other crops. For farmers with heavy, moisture-retaining soils, or slow draining areas in a field, installing drainage tile can improve overall productivity. Additional drainage tile ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • Are you ready for the Artificial Intelligence in Ag?

    “Precision agriculture and robotic systems will allow farms to be more profitable, efficient, safe, and environmentally friendly. As precision agriculture (PA) becomes bigger and farms become more connected in the coming years, efficiency and productivity will increase consequently.” Are you ready for the Artificial Intelligence in Ag? Artificial Intelligence “AI” means ...


    By Pierce Corporation

  • Row Guidance Solution for InCommand?

    A row feeler solution that works with the Ag Leader display in your combine?  No, you’re not dreaming. It’s all possible with Headsight’s row guidance products. The system has actually been on the market since 2008 and it is a great pairing with Ag Leader products. Headsight has developed and marketed a line of row guidance sensors and ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • Steer Smoothly this Harvest with OnTrac3!

    Do you prioritize simplicity in your operation? Adding OnTrac3™ to your combine this fall is a smart investment that can keep you on the track of efficient farming for years to come. This system can save you time and headaches with its easy transfer and installation features compatible with farm vehicles of any color: combines, ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • ‘Redesign’ aquaculture for the future says funder

    THE aquaculture industry needs a ‘complete redesign’ if it is to meet a global requirement to triple production by 2050 and feed a growing world population. That is the thinking behind Aqua-Spark, the Netherlands based aquaculture fund that invests in sustainable growth in the sector. Amy Novogratz, speaking on the opening day of the Aquaculture Innovation ...


    By FISHupdate

  • AG Drone T1 Flight Controller

    T1 flight controller is a mature flight controller for agricultural UAV. Diy quadcopter flight controller provides rich and practical function that can meet the multiple requirements of the current agricultural UAV. By the ...

  • TerraStar-X Brings RTK From the Sky Accuracy to GPS 7500

    TerraStar-X Delivers Near-Instant RTK-Level Accuracy Ag Leader announces GPS 7500 receivers will now support TerraStar-X, providing centimeter-level accuracy to customers across the Midwestern United States, with additional coverage areas coming soon. TerraStar-X delivers RTK From the Sky™ performance, and convergence in under one minute with two centimeter accuracy. ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • From One Ag Leader to Another: Harvest

    Think about this: as a farmer, you only get one shot at harvesting your crop each year. Now think about how many things have changed in the past 10 or 20 years: bigger, faster and more accurate equipment, new seed technologies, better herbicide, insecticide and fertilizer options, improved water management, precision technologies … the list goes on. The first time you tried some of these ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • International Perspectives - CS Arable Services

    CS Arable Services, owned and operated by Chris Shepherd, started back in 1996 and was the result of a previous business partner retiring, allowing Chris to buy out the contracting part of that business. At that time there were 11 full-time staff plus a fitter. Fast forward to today and the business is a lot leaner, more efficient. They currently the have three full-time sprayer operators: ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • To Meet Agtech’s New Movers and Shakers, Look Beyond Buenos Aires

    Last November, Arable participated in Silicon Valley Argentina in Rosario, a forum co-organized with Fundación CEDEF, Chacra Media Group, and Silicon Valley Forum. We’ve been to a number of ag shows in the US, and have never seen anything that compares to the caliber of this event. The best part was its forward-thinking focus on ‘the next generation of ...


    By Arable

  • How to Analyze Photosynthesis in Plants: Methods and Tools

    Photosynthesis: Why is it important? Life as we know it would be impossible without photosynthesis. Outside of providing the essential elements that support life on earth, photosynthesis is of special importance to the food and agriculture industry, as well as for ecologists studying climate change. In addition, there are many commercial enterprises which depend heavily on photosynthesis. ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • Four questions on Specialty Crops & Farm Equipment to...

    Ignacio Ruiz, Secretary General of ANSEMAT (Spanish Association of Farm Equipment Manufacturers) & Chairman of CEMA Economic Experts Group Eurostat has recently published the 2017 figures regarding the coverage of fruits' plantation at European ...

  • The Importance of Leaf Area Index (LAI) in Environmental and Crop Research

    Leaf Area Index (LAI), which is used as a measure in hundreds of studies on forests, crops, climate and the environment, is calculated as half the area of all leaves per unit area of ground. It is measured as the leaf area (m2 ) per ground area (m–2) and is unit-less. So, a plant with a LAI of 2 has an amount of leaves that can cover a given area two times. LAI is calculated for a plant or ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • Biotechnology Forecast for 2019

    The last few years have witnessed explosive growth within biotechnology across all segments of the industry. It is estimated that the global biotech market will command $727.1 Billion USD by 2025. Biotech looks poised to continue this meteoric growth for 2019 and beyond. With Compounded Annual Growth rates (CAGR) ...


    By WonderLogix Ltd.

  • Manure drying tunnel doing a good job - Case Study

    Generating power from renewable energies is becoming increasingly important in Germany as well as on the international level. Thus, it is not surprising that the number of biogas plants is steadily increasing as are wind power plants and solar plants. On the agricultural sector, biogas plants are an additional source of income on many farms besides crop production and livestock husbandry. When ...


    By Big Dutchman

  • A Living Map of the World`s Food Supply

    Today, we’re excited to announce Indigo’s acquisition of TellusLabs, a satellite imaging and artificial intelligence company based out of Somerville, Massachusetts. This joining of their mission with ours has been over a year-and-a-half in the making, and is a product of our Indigo Research Partners’ engagement with innovative startups around the world. Here’s the story of ...


    By Indigo Ag, Inc

  • Perfect poinsettias for Christmas? Controlling compost moisture can remove the need for chemical growth retardants

    Poinsettias, the classic Christmas pot plant, are grown in their thousands in UK nurseries from late July onwards, but growers have to rely on the use of plant growth regulators (PRGs) to ensure that the optimum height and number of bracts is achieved by early December. With protective environmental legislation threatening to reduce the availability and use of such PGR treatments, a project led ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

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