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Pesticides to be replaced gradually in agriculture

Pesticides to be replaced gradually in agriculture

More drones, robots and robust plants are to help cut back on chemicals in Swiss agriculture. The government says it has decided on an action plan to reduce by 50% the risks of lo ...

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Leaf Sensors Can Tell Farmers When Crops Need To Be Watered

Leaf Sensors Can Tell Farmers When Crops Need To Be Watered

Plant-based sensors that measure the thickness and electrical capacitance of leaves show great promise for telling farmers when to activate their irrigation systems, preventing bo ...

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The Problem with Small Grains in Crop Rotation

The Problem with Small Grains in Crop Rotation

Small grains are a brilliant choice for your crop rotation. They offer both a cash profit from harvest and great weed control from broadleaf types, such as clover and plantain. Co ...

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Syngenta’s ag data partnership yields first-of-its-kind analysis

Syngenta’s ag data partnership yields first-of-its-kind analysis

Syngenta and  says there’s nothing like this currently on the market: a customized, variable-cost-per-bushel analysis maps that will better turn data into knowledge. The two compa ...

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Getting in front of climate change

Getting in front of climate change

A team of researchers led by a University of Idaho soil scientist will continue working to help wheat farmers adapt to changing conditions by testing new strategies. The project l ...

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USDA seeks applications for loans to provide broadband in rural areas

USDA seeks applications for loans to provide broadband in rural areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for loans to provide and expand broadband service in rural areas, Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Ann ...

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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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2017 sustainable development goals index: India ranked 117 of 157 countries

2017 sustainable development goals index: India ranked 117 of 157 countries

India is ranked 116 out of 157 nations on a global index that assesses the performance of countries towards achieving the ambitious sustainable development goals (SDGs). The SDG I ...

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New Nozzles With The New Technology

New Nozzles With The New Technology

With the Xtend technology now available, hopefully everybody is gearing up with the correct nozzles and application knowledge needed to be successful. Although there are other app ...

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Resisting Resistance

Resisting Resistance

You’re likely familiar with Take Action, the checkoff-funded program that encourages farmers to adopt weed-management practices to lessen the impacts of herbicide-resistant weeds. ...

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