Crop Yields Articles

  • 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, ...

  • 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

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Sheep manure organic fertilizer production line

    Sheep manure organic fertilizer is a new type of high-quality organic fertilizer specially treated by organic matter that is not completely digested by sheep. It is suitable for geological improvement of alkaline land and barren land, and has a good effect on improving crop yield. Because the sheep is a ruminant and rarely drink water, the feces are dry and fine, and the amount of feces is also ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Roots to Recreation: Cannabis Legalization Promotes Grow Room Expansion

    Criminalization of cannabis cultivation and consumption in the United States began with prohibition by certain states in the early 20th century (between 1911 and 1933, some 29 states banned the cultivation and/or use of cannabis), with the first significant nationwide federal restrictions implemented under the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937. More recently, just as the states instituted the first ...

  • 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.

  • 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) ...

  • 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

  • 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

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