Crop Monitoring Articles

  • 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.

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Soil Moisture Monitoring – Pastures Case Study

    Agriculture Victoria has installed several soil moisture probes on a range of soil and pasture types across Victoria. Soil moisture probes have helped with making early decisions in the cropping industry for some time with monthly analysis produced as a newsletter by Dale Boyd. The probes are capacitance enviropro probes manufactured in South Australia and are 80 centimetres long with ...


    By Entelechy Pty Ltd

  • 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

  • Main Granulating Methods of NPK Compound Fertilizer Production

    NPK fertilizer can supply many kinds of nutrients needed by crops at the same time. The economic benefit is obvious. The production cost can be reduced by using compound fertilizer. Compound fertilizer is not easy to agglomerate, easy to store and use, and is widely welcomed. How to select granulator for NPK fertilizer production line? Several main granulation methods are introduced here. ...

  • 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

  • Urban Crop Solutions makes indoor farming technology for Mars biosphere

    Will the first people to bake and eat bread on Mars do it due to a Belgian breakthrough? This is the challenge facing the SpaceBakery project, a unique consortium composed of seven Belgian organisations using technology provided by Urban Crop Solutions. However, before they use their research to help feed the first people on the red planet later this century, the project aims to have a clear ...


    By Urban Crop Solutions

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Growing currants and other berries organically

    Northern of Latvia is region where there are relatively many crops with ecological berry plantations – including currants. As a company, we had the opportunity to personally see it in June this year. Together with our dealer – the SIA POLTEH company we took part in the Farm’s Open Day ( which was organized by ones of the local berry’s producers. The event was accompanied ...


    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.

  • 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) ...

  • Sentera FieldAgent Analytics Toolset Expands to Include Tassel Counts

    Tassel Counts available for the 2020 growing season Sentera announces that its Tassel Count analytics product will be available to all FieldAgent™ customers in March 2020. Instead of forecasting yield using a small number of spot samples, the Sentera tassel count analytics tool allows users to more precisely calculate yields using tassel population data gathered across the entire ...


    By Sentera, LLC

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