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  • Structural Practices vs. Management Practices

    10/17/2017 01:16 PM We should consider both management and structural practices and focus on systems that meet the needs of the resource while meeting the needs of the customer.
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    Sophisticated Weather Gadgets Revealed at World Expo
    10/17/2017 11:43 AM

    New technology is helping to better predict and monitor extreme weather events like this year’s Atlantic hurricane season.

  • Surge in Drone Safety Reports Prompts `Emergency' Action at FAA
    10/15/2017 06:00 AM

    Surge in Drone Safety Reports Prompts `Emergency' Action at FAA

  • Six Ways Technology can Add Revenue to Your Farm
    10/12/2017 09:26 AM

    As you log hours in the combine, grain cart tractor or semi this fall, your thoughts are likely to jump ahead to next year. Is there anything you can do differently than the past year? 

    “The answer to the question is simple,” says precision ag consultant Steve Cubbage. “You start by better allocating resources on an acre by acre basis. This type of thinking is the foundation of precision agriculture.”

    Sometimes that thinking stops when revenue is tight. For many farmers, Cubbage says the first knee-jerk reaction is to eliminate so-called “frills” such as technology. 

  • Trusteed IRAs: why they are popular, who should consider them, what benefits they offer
    10/10/2017 11:23 AM Trusteed IRAs have been gaining more attention by investors in recent years. Given their benefits as well as the changing financial landscape, a trusteed IRA can be an effective tool for estate planning as well as wealth transfer. Here are some common questions asked about trusteed IRAs.
  • Farmers Doubles Down On Technology, Succession Planning and Growth
    10/09/2017 05:36 AM

    Operator Kip Tom of Tom Farms in Leesburg, Ind., has made it a priority to push the envelope after becoming a Top Producer of the Year in 2007.

  • Soil Conditioning Index…a better way to determine soil health
    10/06/2017 01:00 PM Using SoilCalculator’s cell based SCI is just one more way conservationists can help farmers understand how their decisions impact their operations.
  • Data Tools to Aid Input Decisions
    10/06/2017 12:00 PM

    In-season management is critical to help maximize yield on every acre, and benchmarking a product or practice is necessary when making input decisions for the following year. 

  • WinField United Opens New Innovation Center
    10/04/2017 08:29 AM

    The staff are doing product development for adjuvants; herbicides, insecticides and fungicides; plant nutrition and performance solutions; and seed treatments.