Growers Articles

  • TerraStar-X Brings RTK From the Sky Accuracy to GPS 7500

    TerraStar-X Delivers Near-Instant RTK-Level Accuracy Ag Leader announces GPS 7500 receivers will now support TerraStar-X, providing centimeter-level accuracy to customers across the Midwestern United States, with additional coverage areas coming soon. TerraStar-X delivers RTK From the Sky™ performance, and convergence in under one minute with two centimeter accuracy. ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • Agroroff significantly decreases bird damage to their crops - Case Study

    ocation: Fundo Marquesa, Marquesa, Vicuña. IV Región de Coquimbo, Chile Application context: Red Globe table grapes Problem definition: Birds attacking people and eating the grapes Bird species: Sparrows (Passeridae) and Chilean thrushes (Turdae) Time of the year with bird problems: January – April Time of the day with bird problems: ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • A sunflower seed producer of Syngenta achieved bird damage reduction - Case Study

    Location: Tunuyan, Mendoza, Argentina Application context: Sunflower, seed production Problem definition: Birds destroying the sunflowers and eating the seeds Bird species: Pigeons (Columbidae) and parrots (Psittaciformes) Time of the year with bird problems: January – February Time of the day with bird problems: From dusk till dawn Number ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • American blueberry farmer increases revenue by 33% with lasers - Case Study

    Location: Jefferson, Oregon, USA Application context: Blueberry farm (Vineyard & Orchard) Problem definition: Crop loss due to bird damage in the blueberry farm Pest bird species: Starlings (Sturnidae), Blackbirds (Turdidae), Robins (Turdidae), Swallows (Hirundinidae) Time during the year of bird presence: June – October Time during the day of ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • New Zealand Gourmet achieved a 100% reduction in bird activity in their greenhouse with the installation of the Agrilaser Autonomic - Case Study

    Location: Gourmet Mokai Ltd, Taupo, New Zealand Application context: Greenhouse (Food production > Arable Farms) Problem definition: Fruit and crop damage caused by sparrows Pest bird species: Sparrows (Passeridae) Time of year bird presence: All year round Time of day bird presence: From sunrise to sunset No. of birds before installation: 50 ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Laser bird repellent solves bird problem in wine grape industry - Case Study

    Griffin’s vineyard achieved a 99.8% reduction in birds with laser bird repellent Location: Sonoma County, California, USA Application context: Vineyard Problem definition: Crop loss due to bird damage in the vineyard Pest bird species: Finches (Passerida) Bird behavior: Foraging and perching Time of bird presence during the year: June ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Greenhouse

    Greenhouse GREENHOUSES In the agriculture industry, Greenhouse is a very important part, which is globally utilized for the production of high value vegetables and fruits. WHY DEHUMIDIFIERS ARE NEEDED IN GREENHOUSES Normally, in day time, the inner climate of greenhouse is incredibly warm. Excessive heat and too much moisture will shrivel fruit and can easily devastate your ...

  • Mushroom Learning Center Kolhapur

    Now learn mushroom growing with Mushroom learning Center, Kolhapur We provide oyster mushroom training and Mushroom seeds as well. Mushroom Seeds are available at cheap rates 100 rs/Kg. Collect seeds in person or by parcel. All India Shipping. We also supply fresh mushrooms and dry mushrooms in India and International exports. Mushroom ...

  • Lessons From the Field - Sean Croft - Case Study

    Sean Croft, of Arahura Farms, is one of Australia’s largest organic carrot growers and is interested in improving soil management practices through permanent beds, controlled traffic, using compost and the introduction of beneficial microbes into the soil profile. ...

  • Greenhouse

    GREENHOUSES In the agriculture industry, Greenhouse is a very important part, which is globally utilized for the production of high value vegetables and fruits.  WHY DEHUMIDIFIERS ARE NEEDED IN GREENHOUSES Normally, in day time, the inner climate of greenhouse is incredibly warm. Excessive heat and too much moisture will shrivel fruit and can easily devastate your vegetation. In night, when ...

  • Vineyards Use Innovative Laser Bird Repellent to Protect Wine Grapes in New Zealand

    There are around 2,031 vineyards in New Zealand and the export value of the wine is NZ$1,705 million. The high value of wine grapes forces wineries to keep an eye on bird damage and to ensure that crop loss is minimized. Why vineyards experience severe bird damage? Bird damage to vineyards is a result of the temperate climate, meaning that the changes between winter and summer are ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Indigo`s Living Map of the World`s Food System

    Two weeks ago, at the inaugural Beneficial Ag event in Memphis, Indigo was proud to participate in a growing community of innovators from across the food system. One of the questions we asked ourselves was, “What are the technological capabilities needed to catalyze the beneficial agriculture movement?” We believe a new way for seeing the global food system ...


    By Indigo Ag, Inc

  • Observing the nitrogen cycle in a green manure trial on an organic farm

    As part of a 5 year Federal Government funded Landcare project in the Gippsland area of Victoria, a number of on-farm trials have taken place. One of these trials was monitoring a range of green manures on a certified organic vegetable farm. The demonstration trialled and ...

  • With Tomatoes, Less Is More

    As you round the final bend of Road 95 through the groves of walnut and almond trees, it would be easy to miss Muller Ranch, but for the cluster of pickup trucks circling the driveway. Yet amidst these swaying Yolo County orchards sits a stunning third-generation, family-owned farm, thriving with several thousand acres of processing tomatoes, specialty peppers, corn, wheat, canola, cucumbers, ...


    By Arable

  • Ground-Truth Data ‘Absolutely’ Adds Value to Top-Shelf Cannabis

    Esensia’s craft cannabis operation uses senses and sensors to navigate an industry sea change, while staying true to its roots. ...


    By Arable

  • To Meet Agtech’s New Movers and Shakers, Look Beyond Buenos Aires

    Last November, Arable participated in Silicon Valley Argentina in Rosario, a forum co-organized with Fundación CEDEF, Chacra Media Group, and Silicon Valley Forum. We’ve been to a number of ag shows in the US, and have never seen anything that compares to the caliber of this event. The best part was its forward-thinking focus on ‘the next generation of ...


    By Arable

  • From Tobacco to Hemp: A 21st-Century Farmer’s Story

    In February, Arable sat down with seventh-generation North Carolina farmer Charles Dietzel to discuss the newest incarnation of his legacy farm, Carolina Heritage Farms. We talked about his family’s transition from tobacco to agroforestry to now growing industrial hemp, and the role agtech has played in their decision to make the switch. With all the ...


    By Arable

  • Agriculture`s Time has Come

    Today, CNBC ranked Indigo as the most innovative company in the world on its 2019 Disruptor 50 list. This news is significant for our young organization but, more importantly, it is an achievement for the health and progress of our population and planet. In 2013, the list’s ...


    By Indigo Ag, Inc

  • Macadamia nut grower Northland New Zealand Case Stud

    Macadamia nut grower Northland  New Zealand Supplying their entire crop to a processor 200km away for processing and recieving the nut kernels back in 2kg ...


    By Crackadamia

  • Stephen Lewis, Part time macadamia nut grower Case Study

    Orchard consists of 1 Hectare (2.5 Acres)  160 trees of Mainly Beaumont with a few Own Choice variety as cross pollinators, Harvesting just over 4 tonne of nuts in husk. Up until we purchased one of your machines we had to sell our entire crop De-husked at 2800kg to a local processor for $3.20 per kg  (NIS) Nuts in Shell, giving us an annual return of only $8,960.00 With the purchase of ...


    By Crackadamia

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