Crop Health Articles

  • 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

  • Enhancing Foliage Color of Ornamental Cabbage and Kale with LEDs

    Enhancing Foliage Color of Ornamental Cabbage and Kale with Prior-to-Shipping Light and Temperature Treatments in Coolers Introduction Ornamental flowering cabbage and kale (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) is a bedding plant that is typically produced outdoors in the late summer and early fall. It is popular due to its vibrant and ...


    By P.L. Light Systems Inc.

  • 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

  • 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, ...

  • How to make monosodium glutamate waste liquid into fertilizer

    Advantages of monosodium glutamate waste liquid organic and inorganic fertilizer process The role of organic fertilizer in improving soil structure, enhancing soil fertility, improving soil biological activity, stimulating crop growth and improving crop quality has been gradually recognized by people. Making full use of monosodium glutamate waste liquid to produce organic and inorganic fertilizer ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • What is the reason that the compost turner machine is used for manure composting?

    In the biofertilizer project, the first is to compost the manure, why should the manure compost use a compost turner machine? The reason why there is such a question is that everyone has used traditional manure composting fermentation methods for many years. However, it is not known that such treatment ...

  • Interference Methods (pheromones)

    In China, investigation on insect sexual pheromones started in the beginning of the 1970’s, having been produced in 1997 pheromones of at least the following 23 species: Adoxophes orana, Agrotis ipsilon, Ancylis saliva, Carposina nipponensis, Chilo infuscatellus, Chilo suppressalis, Cydia pomonella, Dacus cucurbitae, Dacus dorsalis, Dendrolimus punctatus, Dichocrocis punctiferalis, ...


    By BIOSANI

  • 4 Benefits of Using Agro-Z Sustainable Soil Additive for Agriculture Companies

    There are many complex aspects to soil quality that can affect the growth and health of plants. Soils in different areas have different physical and chemical compositions that can be good or bad for farming. In the case of naturally rich and beneficial soil, over time, nutrients will be depleted. For other soils, plants could not be grown well there naturally. In those cases, a sustainable soil ...

  • Economic Benefit of Producing Slow-acting NPK Complex Fertilizer

    Because of the low utilization rate of chemical fertilizer, people try to make a slow-release and high-utilization fertilizer to meet the demand of nitrogen in different growth stages of crops, reduce the loss of nitrogen leaching and volatilization, reduce the fixation of phosphorus and potassium fertilizers in the soil, so that the fertilizer can supply nutrients according to the requirement of ...

  • Yield prediction and disease advice, frost warning - Case Study

    The National Mexican Weather Station Network Case Study Summary Applications Yield prediction, disease monitoring, frost warning, soil moisture monitoring Location Mexico Products deployed Adcon ETo stations Adcon rain gauge stations ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • 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, ...

  • 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

  • Data Collection: A Growing Trend in Hydroponics

    Hydroponic farming has certain inherent advantages. Plants grown hydroponically will mature on average 25% faster and deliver up to 30% greater yield than plants grown in soil. Creating the conditions necessary for such an increase in plant efficiency requires very close monitoring of the growing environment. Knowing exactly what conditions your plants are growing in at every stage of plant ...


    By MadgeTech, Inc.

  • Vegetable Greenhouses Case Study

    The data presented in this case study was collected from greenhouses growing tomato, pepper, and cucumber crops utilizing the DryGair system, spanning diverse climate conditions around the world. Humidity is a critical factor impacting the growth, health, and quality of vegetable crops. The DryGair solution provides innovative, effective, and energy-efficient humidity control for greenhouses and ...


    By DryGair Energies Ltd.

  • 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.   ...

  • Bio-organic fertilizer production process

    Bio-organic fertilizer refers to fertilizer that is processed by microbial fermentation, decomposing and harmless treatment, using livestock manure, straw, agricultural and sideline products and food processing waste, organic waste and municipal sludge. The effect of bio-organic fertilizer: (1) ...

  • 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

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