Features

Damaging impact

THE 2017 HURRICANE SEASON

THE 2017 HURRICANE season — Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Nate — savaged a wide range of U.S. agricultural sectors, producing immediate crop losses and longer term damage that is still hard to quantify. TEXAS In [Read more]

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Dicamba damage on U.S. fields

ESTIMATES TOP THREE MILLION ACRES

HEADING INTO THE soybean harvest, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) extension experts put instances of dicamba damage to the crop at 3.1 million acres, approximately 3.5% of U.S. soybean plantings this year. That figure could [Read more]

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On display

CANADA'S OUTDOOR FARM SHOW

FROM THE LATEST machinery, to new seed varieties, to farm data management — Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show was a showcase of new technology in September. One of the most anticipated new technologies is the Enlist™ [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Nitrogen accounting

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

THE ONTARIO MINISTRY of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) traditionally conducted an annual pre-sidedress soil nitrate (PSNT) survey which sampled several dozen fields across the province for background (non-fertilized) soil nitrate levels just prior [Read more]

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Artificial intelligence in agriculture

DEERE ACQUIRES BLUE RIVER TECHNOLOGY

DEERE & COMPANY, the publicly-traded corporation that manufactures John Deere brand agricultural, construction, and forestry equipment, made big news in the technology sector in September, when it agreed to purchase artificial intelligence company Blue River [Read more]