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Cover Crops Fit into Soil Health By: 07/02/2015 @ 1:40pm

Tools of the Future featured industry experts and experienced farmers who gave advice on how to boost soil health. Attendees were able to hear firsthand from two…

Soil Compaction May Fuel Smaller Implements By: 06/21/2015 @ 9:38pm

Ever wish you could have an employee who works 24/7, takes no vacation or sick days, and costs just $22,000?Of course…

GMO on HBO By: 05/11/2015 @ 12:27pm

HBO’s TV show VICE aired an episode on the topic of genetically engineered crops late Friday night. If you’re like me and you only have 4 TV channels…

Federal UAS Rules for Ag Likely in 2017 By: 04/29/2015 @ 8:30am

Ever wish you could fly like a bird over your tasseling corn to check its agronomic status?These days, maybe you can.Flying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) has great potential for boosting in-season diagnosis…

Multi-Hybrid Planting By: 04/21/2015 @ 6:03pm

Farmers test new multi-hybrid planter before planting.

Indoor Agriculture By: 03/13/2015 @ 4:41pm

Did you know the world produces enough food for everyone to live a healthy, productive life? “The problem is that we don’t distribute it properly,” says Henry Gordon-Smith, Association for Vertical…

Tiling for Salinity By: 03/13/2015 @ 2:58pm

Farmers who question the value of tiling to reduce soil salinity will want to pay attention to research being done on a real farm – not just a small experimental plot. Last August, researchers installed tile…

Establish Resilient Waterways the First Try By: 03/05/2015 @ 3:34pm

By Kacey BirchmierAfter struggling to successfully establish waterways that could withstand Iowa rains, Brad Plunkett of central Iowa turned to a new idea. In 2011, he began installing erosion-control blankets…

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