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12:32PM Feb 13, 2020

7 Agronomic Tips For Greater Yields, ROI and Profitability

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

"After this year there's probably a situation now where we can use this technology to push our planting window just a little bit into more marginal conditions," says Ken Ferrie.

16:26PM Jan 23, 2020

Strawberry Released on Market with Longer Shelf Life

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor

You're looking at a new strawberry variety released by the USDA. It says it has been shown to have a significantly longer shelf life than several other popular varieties.

11:42AM Jan 16, 2020

6 Ways Farmers Use Drones To Save Time, Increase Profit

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

Drones—are they just high-dollar toys, or can you truly use them to save money, time and, ultimately, increase profits? It all boils down to your goals on whether or not

10:45AM Jan 02, 2020

Ferrie: Don’t Get Dinged By Fallow Syndrome This Spring

Rhonda Brooks
AgWeb Contributor

The problem occurs when soils go without any plant growth for a prolonged period, causing microbe populations to die off.

06:00AM Dec 02, 2019

U.S. Braces for Possible French Fry Shortage After Poor Potato Harvest

Wire Service

otato processors are rushing to buy supplies and ship them across North America in order to keep French fries on the menu after cold, wet weather damaged crops in key

10:58AM Nov 06, 2019

Win-Win Partnership Between Farmer and Startup

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor

On-farm testing helps develop effective technology

15:08PM Nov 04, 2019

Analysts Say Basis May Present Some Opportunities

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

A higher corn basis is seen in some pockets around the country, especially in Northwest Ohio where a lot of corn didn’t get planted due to a wet spring.