Crop Management

AgTech company Semios acquires Altrac to deliver more value to growers 

Vancouver, Canada-based Semios, a precision-farming platform for permanent crops, announced June 8 it has acquired Altrac, developers of an agriculture automation platform enabling farmers to monitor and control important agricultural systems required to produce high-value... more »

Kuhn Krause Gladiator 1210 with ST-Pro II row units introduced

Kuhn North America Inc. has introduced the ST-PRO II strip-till row unit with features aimed at improving the performance and user comfort of the industry leading Kuhn Krause Gladiator. According to a news release, the... more »

Fertilizer rates for specialty crops require accurate calculations

A common question this time of the year is: "I have done my soil test, and it says I need to add a certain amount of nutrients. How do I determine what fertilizer to apply... more »

Researchers of crop protection selected as Bayer 2021 Grants4Ag awardees

Twenty-four proposals, designed to accelerate precision agriculture, reduce chemicals to enhance soil health or fight pests to preserve biodiversity, make up this year’s Bayer Grants4Ag winners. The successful researchers will receive grants (ranging from 5,000... more »

Lack of honeybees impacting fruit production at Okanagan orchards

Okanagan fruit growers who are already stinging from labour challenges and low prices now have a possible shortage of honeybees to worry about. “I don’t want to be an alarmist, but this was the most... more »

MyLand hires vice president of operational planning to boost regenerative ag

Phoenix, Arizona-based MyLand Co., recently announced Jonah Parker has been hired as vice president of operational planning. In this role Parker will oversee the development and roll-out of MyLand’s regional Soil Health Center network. The... more »

Pest management approaches in a winter- or freeze-damaged grape vineyard

The damaging weather conditions in southern Michigan vineyards this spring have created a need for growers to consider an adjusted insect and disease control program for frost-damaged vineyards. The comments below are intended to help... more »

California farm groups seek review of order on fertilizer use

Saying new regional regulations will have a profound impact on food production, farm organizations have petitioned the California State Water Resources Control Board to review a regional board's order limiting applications of fertilizer and other... more »

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