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How Drones Have Revolutionised the Farming Industry

How Drones Have Revolutionised the Farming Industry

For thousands of years man has worked the land to generate food and income. For thousands of years this has been backbreaking, painstaking and time-consuming work. Over that perio ...

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Cover crops following wheat

Cover crops following wheat

Considerations for planting cover crops after wheat in grain crop rotations are common this point in the season. With any cover crop, it is advisable to select a species with a gi ...

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USDA improves Ukraine’s grain harvest forecast in 2017 by almost 4 mln tonnes

USDA improves Ukraine’s grain harvest forecast in 2017 by almost 4 mln tonnes

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in August improved its forecast for grain harvest in Ukraine in 2017 by 3.9 million tonnes compared to the July forecast, to 64.99 millio ...

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Bayer shares fall again, as Brazil ag woes cut profit hopes

Bayer shares fall again, as Brazil ag woes cut profit hopes

Shares in Bayer hit a three-month low after the chemicals conglomerate cut to below 10% its forecast for profits growth this year, thanks to a Brazilian agrichemicals slump which ...

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Dramatic impact on global grain prices

Dramatic impact on global grain prices

Wheat and barley prices are showing price volatility at levels not seen to this extent for three years, both domestically and internationally. The 2016/17 harvest saw 10 year lows ...

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Wheat edges higher, rebounds from near one-month low

Wheat edges higher, rebounds from near one-month low

U.S. wheat edged higher on Wednesday, rebounding from a near one-month low touched earlier in the session, although gains were checked by easing concerns over tight U.S. supplies. ...

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Heat Effects On Corn And Soybean Crops

Heat Effects On Corn And Soybean Crops

Water and temperature affect many crop processes simultaneously ranging from crop growth, development, photosynthesis, respiration, water transpiration, grain fill, and nutrient c ...

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Fighting fusarium, even in a drought

Fighting fusarium, even in a drought

Perhaps the silver lining to a dry year is a lower incidence of disease. On the other hand, if you are a plant pathologist, the dry year has meant a lot of extra effort on researc ...

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Researchers combining data and technology to make agriculture more sustainable

Researchers combining data and technology to make agriculture more sustainable

Due to the large usage of water in agriculture, many California communities no longer have running water, and collapsing aquifers have caused roads and buildings to sink several f ...

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The future of local farming: Balancing technology and nature

The future of local farming: Balancing technology and nature

Imagine a future where all of Singapore’s vegetables are grown in a completely controlled environment, and where every stage of a plant's growth can be calibrated - from its soil ...

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