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Farmers Business Network Promises to Simplify Data By: 02/12/2015 @ 1:34pm

Unsure what to do with your on-farm data? A new option on the market promises to simplify  data. From yield information to soil maps, the Farmers Business Network…

Confidentiality Agreements By: 09/17/2014 @ 4:32pm

Rubber bands can seemingly stretch and stretch and stretch. Eventually, though, the stretching stops and morphs into a…

Monsanto's Pipeline Promises New Tools For Farmers By: 02/24/2015 @ 6:01pm

By Kacey BirchmierMonsanto has been focusing on developing new technologies across research and development platforms…

Q & A: Dwayne Beck, Dakota Lakes Research Farm By: 02/11/2015 @ 11:07am

A winter wheat-fallow mix and energy-intensive irrigated corn weren’t cutting it when Dwayne Beck began managing the Dakota Lakes Research Farm near Pierre in central South Dakota in the early 1990s. Today…

Plants Punch Back: Someday Your Crops Will Defend Themselves By: 01/02/2015 @ 11:02am

If plants were people, you might think they’d be peace-sign-clothed, turn-the-other-cheek pacifists.Guess again.By sensing their environment, plants are able to manipulate certain factors into their…

Advanced Irrigation Technology Optimizes Allocated Water By: 09/16/2014 @ 1:52pm

While many Midwest farmers tile their ground to remove excess water, farmers in places like Nebraska are trying to figure out ways to keep every drop.Working the land for nearly three decades, Frank Lussetto…

Q & A: Robb Fraley, Monsanto CTO By: 09/03/2014 @ 2:04pm

Robb Fraley, Monsanto’s chief technology officer, is excited about coming agricultural technologies, but he’s looking for new ways to explain these technologies to nonfarmers.Robb Fraley and Monsanto are…

Automated Soil-Sampling System By: 08/11/2014 @ 4:55pm

The details are in the dirt. It’s a fact that has become even more clear as both tillage practices and advanced technologies have demanded that soil samples be taken more comprehensively and intensively.“I…

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