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Wireless Spray Monitor on the Way By: 01/27/2016 @ 1:03pm

One day, you may want to thank an agricultural engineer named Joe Luck for his work with spray drift. For now, he’s only in the early-stage development of his idea to…

Variable-Depth Planting Controller Coming By: 01/25/2016 @ 11:22am

New agricultural sensor technology may lead to more even crop emergence.John Fulton, an Ohio State University…

Top 8 Agronomy Stories from 2015 By: 12/17/2015 @ 4:47pm

Soil health, buying inputs in a low-priced environment, and seed-chemical industry developments highlighted 2015. Below…

Prepare for 2016 Crop Stressors By: 11/10/2015 @ 3:20pm

Waterhemp to soybean farmers is akin to that obnoxious guest who arrives early at a party and won’t leave as he downs your drinks and gobbles your food. Rather than beer and brats, though, this pigweed…

How You Can Better Weather Drought, Heat, or Cold Soils By: 09/29/2015 @ 6:29pm

Companies that make agricultural chemicals and traits have mainly targeted bugs, weeds, and diseases. They still do. They’ve expanded their product scope, though, to target more elusive plant stressors like…

Syngenta Comes Out Swinging After Monsanto Offer By: 09/25/2015 @ 6:27pm

Since rebuffing a $47 billion offer from Monsanto last August, Syngenta has been on the defensive in convincing investors about the company’s future finances as a stand-alone company vs. what may have been…

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 farmers how cover crops can fit into the soil…

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 not. You couldn’t find an employee to work that long or inexpensively even in the most…

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