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7 days ago Zach Sheely

Fertilizing for Success

With planting slowly starting across some parts of the country, other areas are still reeling from heavy rain, and the northern states even expect more snow this week. What all these areas seem to have in common however is that time for ground prep...

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13 days ago Doug Fitch

Vision and Viability in Agtech

It has been nearly two years since I published my thoughts about ‘building your own’ and, as the topic is still as relevant now as it was back then, I think it is time for a follow-up article to see what has changed since August 2017. What we saw a...

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3 months ago Charles DuBourg

Managing workflow and information in orchards

As is the case in many farming operations, orchards tend to be ever-expanding in order to maintain economies of scale. With an increase in size comes an additional burden of managing workflows and growing information streams, which raises a question...

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4 months ago Reinder Prins

Service remains key in Ag Retail

With the Christmas holidays over and 2019 in full swing, most of us will have had some time to reflect on 2018 and on what we think 2019 might have in store for us personally and for agriculture in general. During this break I managed to catch up with...

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4 months ago

Generating a passion for Agricultural Careers

In order to address the declining number of students choosing technology, science and engineering career paths, Women in Technology Western Australia launched the Techtrails STEM outreach program in 2010. From 2011 onwards the Techtrails program has...

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4 months ago

2018 Farmer Veteran Stakeholders Conference

A special sunrise flag-raising ceremony at the National Agricultural Centre & Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs, KS on Friday November 16th marked the start of the annual Farmer Veteran Stakeholders Conference, welcoming veterans of all service eras—including...

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4 months ago Reinder Prins

2019 Planning Your Profitability

Anyone who reads this title will probably think: “well, isn’t this the case every year?” And yes, indeed, profitability is always important, and the bottom line is the main driver for decisions every cropping season. Coming off a season like we’ve...

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5 months ago

Valley Ag wins Precision Impact Award

Agpro magazine named Valley Agronomics the 2018 Precision Impact Award Winners at the 2018 ARA Expo and Conference. The Precision Impact Award recognizes retailers who are leading the industry with precision ag in products and services offered to farmers...

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5 months ago Simon Foley

Integrating Ag-tech in rural businesses

Making digital ag profitable

How can I integrate precision ag in my business? When do I ‘do enough technology’ to keep up with the market? How can I convert precision ag into a profit driver for my business?

Agworld general manager Australia / New...

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5 months ago Doug Fitch

The value of collaboration in Agriculture

With an increasing number of technology providers offering their services to growers with the aim of solving very specific problems or offering service in a small niche of agriculture, I see more and more ‘silos’ forming in the ag-tech landscape. And...

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6 months ago

New record keeping requirements for 2,4-D applications

As of 3 October 2018, new 2,4-D label instructions have come into effect, as mandated by the Australian Pest and Veterinary Medicine Authority (APVMA). Old labels have been suspended effective immediately and users of 2,4-D must comply with the new...

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