After several days of rain in recent weeks the majority of corn growing states are officially drought free—and in some cases looking more like lakes than fields. For young corn seedlings, continued pounding rain could compound pest problems and even lead to replant.
Helping grow their digital farming footprint, BASF recently acquired ZedX, digital agriculture intelligence developer of Pennsylvania. ZedX focuses on developing agronomic weather, crop and pest models to provide insight for agricultural production.
Randy Dowdy says he’ll face major yield loss from natural gas pipeline project
A ‘new agricultural revolution’ is brewing, and farmers are in the center of it.
Many new agtech solutions help farmers improve their ability to measure various aspects of their operation and make better decisions based on the data collected. That includes making instantaneous measurements of soil compaction with a new portable meter from Innoquest.
Randy Dowdy says a gas line company is responsible for major topsoil losses on his record-breaking farmland.
Strip-till and no-till can offer benefits; find out if they’re right for your farm
Iowa District Court recently dismissed all Des Moines Water Works’ (DMWW) claims against Boards of Supervisors in Sac, Buena Vista and Calhoun counties in Iowa.
New spin on old technology can boost crop health
After rapid gains from vertical tillage, pH and fertility, the improvement pace slows down.
You’re always pushing for better yields, and all the pieces finally fell together in 2016.
Measurable improvements in soil health are showing up in side-by-side trials
Learn to manage soil to avoid yield loss from deficiencies
Study finds a single horizontal tillage pass significantly reduced water infiltration