There’s no ignoring the buzz surrounding UAV use in precision agriculture, but it’s important to understand how the buzz got started. The potential in the crop scouting process to identify problem areas in fields almost immediately will provide major opportunities for farmers and agronomists in the future. While FAA restrictions still apply, farmers should learn more about this technology and the types of UAVs available, which vary widely in features and cost.
Milwaukee Tool has tackled common challenges customers face when using tools, and while some of the innovations may seem simple, they've made a big difference in the company's tool and accessory lineups.
On Monday, editors were invited to tour Monsanto's headquarters in St. Louis, Mo., and see the work the company is doing in its Asgrow soybeans, particularly in fighting major pests and diseases which can be devastating to yields. Here is a look at the research being done at Monsanto to fight these yield-robbing problems.
Every farmer has an old pickup truck on the farm that they just can’t part with for many different reasons. We are asking you, our readers, to submit photos of that old, ugly pickup truck from your farm, whether it’s still running or not. Photos can be submitted in one of two ways.
At a recent media event in Johnston, Iowa, DuPont Pioneer announced that it is doubling the number of Optimum AQUAmax drought-tolerant corn hybrids from 22 in 2012 to 44 in 2013. With the U.S. Drought monitor continuing to show drought as a major problem well into this month, more and more growers are asking about drought-tolerant hybrids, says Reed Mayberry, senior marketing manager, DuPont Pioneer.
The National Farm Machinery Show attracts people from around the world to see the newest innovations in agriculture. For the young and old and everyone in between, the show is an unforgettable experience. Photos: Kathy Huting
Farm Industry News editors arrived early at the National Farm Machinery Show today to check out the new products on the show floor as the show staff put the final touches on the exhibitors' displays. Here is a sampling of what they saw. Check back at farmindustrynews.com to get updates from Farm Industry News on the newest products throughout the week.