Crop Cultivation Articles

  • Using lean manufacturing tools to redesign our shipping department

    At AquaPhoenix, we are not afraid of change. Change within an organization is essential to allowing employees to learn new skills, explore new opportunities, and exercise their creativity.  Such changes benefit the overall organization through new ideas and increased commitment. When we decided to conduct a comprehensive review and reorganization of our shipping department, we were ...


    By AquaPhoenix Scientific Inc.

  • 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

  • Organic fertilizer production lines with different configurations

    The entire organic fertilizer production line is composed of different stand-alone equipment. This is because the production of organic fertilizers needs to go through processes such as fermentation, crushing, stirring, granulation, drying and cooling, and screening and packaging. The process is ...

  • Analysis on five innovative technologies of NPK fertilizer production line

    The granulation methods of domestic NPK fertilizer production line mainly includes disc granulation, steam drum granulation, spray coating granulation, tower melt granulation, acid neutralization granulation, and ammoniated drum granulation. The above fertilizer granulator machine is mainly applicable to large-scale ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sour cherries harvester FELIX-Z again presents its capabilities

    At the end of July, we had the pleasure to host in Poland  and Weremczuk FMR’s company our Hungarian dealer- together with a quite large group of cherries producers from this country. The main purpose of their visit was the opportunity to see the harvester FELIX-Z during work in cherries orchard. ...


    By Weremczuk Agromachines

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A method of calibration and variance analysis with respect to the Penman-Monteith equation for the Turc, Hargreaves and Abtew potential evapotranspiration models

    Introduction: The full ASCE/FAO-56 Penman-Monteith evapotranspiration (PM-ET) equation and crop coefficients are often employed for irrigation scheduling of open-field crops. To obtain PM-ET derived water-use figures requires access to full weather station datasets, which includes radiation, air temperature, wind-speed, and relative humidity measurements. Over the years there have been many ...


    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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