Crop Harvesting Articles

  • 2020 Planting Prep: How Hydraulic Downforce Can Help

    What conditions will you face during spring planting? With 2019’s extreme weather patterns, what comes next is anyone’s guess. That’s why it’s smart to prepare now. Planting into wet soil is completely different from planting into dry, compacted soil. Yet the fundamental challenge is the same—putting seeds in the right place, at the right time, and at the right depth ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • Gas Sensing for Optimal Marijuana Crop Growth for Medical Purposes

    Following the legalization of marijuana salefor medicinal purposes in 33 US states1 and Canada,2marijuana sales have become big business. It is estimated that in 2020 US retail sales of marijuana will continue their rapid growth, from $15. 7 billion to $19 billion3with suppliers struggling to keep up with demand. In Colorado alone, legal demand was exceeding ...

  • The market prospect of processing granular potash fertilizer is good

    The most basic variety of potassium fertilizer is potassium chloride, which is rich in resources, simple in processing technology and high in potassium content. It is the most widely used potassium fertilizer and the basic potassium source of potassium sulfate and potassium nitrate, accounting for about 90% of the total. Potassium sulfate is mainly suitable for use in chlorine resistant crops, ...

  • Processing organic fertilizer by using crop straw

    The crop straw organic fertilizer production line is advanced composting fermentation process, inoculates high-speed and high-efficiency fermentation bacteria, which makes the straw cellulose rapidly decompose and transform, and all kinds of pathogenic bacteria, weed seeds and ...

  • Improve Fall Nitrogen Practices

    In most of the US, this fall was a wet one. Chances are, you didn’t get much of a chance to get fall anhydrous in the ground. Beacuse of this, we wanted our agronomist, Barry Anderson, to answer a few of our burning questions related to fall nitrogen application. You may have missed the window this year, but here are some tips to keep in mind for next ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • Reduced soil tilling helps both soils and yields

    Agriculture degrades over 24 million acres of fertile soil every year, raising concerns about meeting the rising global demand for food. But a simple farming practice born from the 1930's Dust Bowl could provide a solution, according to new Stanford research. The study, published Dec. 6 in Environmental Research Letters, shows that Midwest farmers who reduced how much they overturned the ...


    By Stanford University

  • How to Improve the Particle Quality of NPK Compound Fertilizer Production

    Granular fertilizers with uniform particle size, rounded appearance and good dispersibility are easy to gain the trust of users in agricultural production, and are convenient for transportation and mechanical fertilization. Good granular fertilizer has good effect and high value. So how to improve the granular quality of ...

  • NPK Compound Fertilizer Development and Fertilizer Plant Production

    Chemical fertilizer provides nutrients for continuous agricultural production, but single chemical fertilizer hasn't high utilization rate, limited promotion ability to crops, and a large amount of application is not conducive to crop growth. NPK compound fertilizer production has become the main trend of fertilizer. The granulation process of ...

  • Irrigation and Nutrition

    Mike, our Agronomist, was recently asked a few questions about irrigation and nutrition for a magazine.  What quality parameters can be influenced (fruit size, flavour, firmness, shelf life, etc.)? All crop quality parameters can be enhanced through correct use of nutrition. Having the ideal strength and balance of nutrients at all stages of the crop cycle ...


    By Hortifeeds

  • Sheep manure organic fertilizer production line

    Sheep manure organic fertilizer production line: First. Mix the sheep manure with the crop straw. The amount of the sheep manure depends on how much the water content of the sheep manure is determined. According to the fermentation process, the water content is required to be within 45%, that ...

  • Canada: Helping Icewine Growers in Ontario - Case Study

    Automatic Weather Stations for Climate Services in Viticulture Case Study Summary Application Monitoring Icewine production Location Ontario, Canada Products deployed A850 Telemetry Gateway A753 addWave UHF ADCON TR1 ADCON WET ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • How to plant tomatoes: 7 Common mistakes when Growing Tomatoes in Pots

    The lure of growing your own organic, sun-ripened tomatoes is what gets many of us into veggie gardening - even when our only growing space is a pot. Here are some simple tips to ensure that you avoid the common mistakes and enjoy a good crop of tasty tomatoes, even if you are restricted to growing a plant in a pot. 1. START BY GETTING THE BASICS RIGHT. Tomatoes are large, vigorous ...


    By Flower Power

  • Gas Sensing for Optimal Marijuana Medical Use Crop Growth

    Following the legalisation of marijuana sale for medical use in 33 US states1 and Canada,2 marijuana sales have become big business. It is estimated that in 2020 US retail sales of marijuana will continue their rapid growth, from $15. 7 billion to $19 billion3 with suppliers struggling to keep up with demand. In Colorado alone, legal demand for medical ...

  • Food and Beverage Production

    DEHUMIDIFIER FOR FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTION In Food industry, the production, processing, packaging and storage facilities require good hygiene. So regulated and consistent climate control is critical. BAKERY Overly moist or dry condition is not suitable for a bakery room. So let's discover some. BENEFITS OF DEHUMIDIFIER IN BAKERY ROOMS With a dehumidifying system installed, ...

  • How to maintain fertilizer manufacturing equipment

    Fertilizer equipment is an important tools for fertilizer manufacturing process. Fertilizers processed by fertilizer equipment have abundant and diverse nutrients, which are rich in materials needed by vegetation and can meet the needs of various nutrients for crop growth. After fertilizer equipment is put into production, attention should also be paid to maintenance and maintenance, not just ...

  • 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

  • Intelligent raspberry harvest

    If you read this article this means that you are either already involved or planing to be involved in raspberry growing bussines. This article wil help you understend ideaa of harvesting technology raspberries growing without supports. NATALIA-V  and NATALKA are designed to harvest fruit for processing industry and freezing. Harvesting  ...


    By Weremczuk Agromachines

  • 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

  • Red Beans Color Sorter

    Model PRO-B3,with capacity 1000-2200 kg/hour   Red beans Color Sorter Function   LINPRO AI red beans color sorter able to separate the defective red beanss according to the color difference with good red beanss, through blowing the bad red beans out by high frenquency injector.   ...

  • Three reasons the F15/F15B is ideal for fall fieldwork

    As all farmers know, there’s no rest after harvest—as soon as the crops are in, it’s time to prep seedbeds for next planting season. Fall fieldwork is key to generating good emergence and yield, so it’s important to get it right. Here’s a few reasons why AMCO’s F15/F15B Double Offset Tandem Disc ...


    By AMCO Manufacturing, Inc.

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