Weather http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/5980/more en Crisis shows value of the smartphone http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/crisis-shows-value-smartphone <div class="node-body blog-body">We rely on technology more than we even know, and it's a darn good thing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/crisis-shows-value-smartphone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/crisis-shows-value-smartphone#comments Electronics Weather Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:07:00 +0000 69701 at http://farmindustrynews.com Using Data to Measure Crop Progress http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/using-data-measure-crop-progress <div class="node-body article-body">Climate Corporation, the folks who brought you weather insurance, offer a new way to look at crop progress.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/using-data-measure-crop-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/using-data-measure-crop-progress#comments Precision Farming Weather Mon, 08 Jul 2013 21:56:00 +0000 66042 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p> This map shows estimated corn growth stage progression through July 3, 2013.</p> Many farmers purchase crop insurance early while drought persists in certain areas http://farmindustrynews.com/business/many-farmers-purchase-crop-insurance-early-while-drought-persists-certain-areas <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Crop Insurance Services </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As of May 6, 2013 more than 240,000 crop insurance policies have been purchased. 47% of the U.S. remains in some stage of drought, compared to roughly 37% a year ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/many-farmers-purchase-crop-insurance-early-while-drought-persists-certain-areas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/many-farmers-purchase-crop-insurance-early-while-drought-persists-certain-areas#comments Business Drought Crop Thu, 09 May 2013 21:10:00 +0000 64422 at http://farmindustrynews.com Continued wet weather in Indiana doesn't pose danger to yields at harvest - yet http://farmindustrynews.com/business/continued-wet-weather-indiana-doesnt-pose-danger-yields-harvest-yet <div class="field-byline"> Source: Purdue University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Corn planting in Indiana is two weeks behind the five-year state average due to persistent heavy rains, but that hasn't yet posed a risk to yields at harvest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/continued-wet-weather-indiana-doesnt-pose-danger-yields-harvest-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/continued-wet-weather-indiana-doesnt-pose-danger-yields-harvest-yet#comments Business Flooding Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:09:00 +0000 64082 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p> This farm was flooded in West Lafayette, Ind., due to water from storms sending the Wabash River over its banks.</p> Tom Campbell/Purdue Cold, wet weather in northwest Ohio http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/cold-wet-weather-northwest-ohio <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> <font face="Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt">We have had lots of rain and cold temperatures in NW Ohio. I think all the wheat got top dressed and lots of anhydrous ammonia was put on corn ground before the rains came. I&#39;ve planted some oats and alfalfa. I&#39;ve taken my wife to the Cleveland Clinic four times in the last month. I take Route 224 which crosses northern Ohio. I&#39;ve been disappointed as I haven&#39;t seen a single field planted to a cover crop. I look at each farm along the way as closely as I can while I drive.</span></font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/cold-wet-weather-northwest-ohio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/cold-wet-weather-northwest-ohio#comments Business Weather Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:42:00 +0000 63961 at http://farmindustrynews.com WeatherBug releases summer 2013 forecast http://farmindustrynews.com/business/weatherbug-releases-summer-2013-forecast <div class="field-byline"> Source: WeatherBug </div> <div class="node-body article-body">WeatherBug releases its forecast for summer 2013 after last year’s low rainfalls and hot temperatures brought drought to much of the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/weatherbug-releases-summer-2013-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/weatherbug-releases-summer-2013-forecast#comments Business Weather Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:00:00 +0000 63791 at http://farmindustrynews.com Grants help farms, ranches build resilience to drought http://farmindustrynews.com/business/grants-help-farms-ranches-build-resilience-drought <div class="field-byline"> Source: USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These grants will fund projects benefiting several states that were significantly impacted by last year's drought.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/grants-help-farms-ranches-build-resilience-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/grants-help-farms-ranches-build-resilience-drought#comments Business Drought Fri, 05 Apr 2013 00:50:00 +0000 63731 at http://farmindustrynews.com Purdue gets $1.1 million to improve heat-stress tolerance of maize http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/purdue-gets-11-million-improve-heat-stress-tolerance-maize <div class="field-byline"> By Brian Wallheimer, Purdue University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Purdue University scientists will receive a $1.1 million grant to find ways to increase maize's tolerance to heat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/purdue-gets-11-million-improve-heat-stress-tolerance-maize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/purdue-gets-11-million-improve-heat-stress-tolerance-maize#comments Corn hybrids Weather Tue, 26 Mar 2013 17:01:00 +0000 63581 at http://farmindustrynews.com Photo: Tom Campbell, Purdue University Products from Novozymes help get plants off to good start after drought http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/products-novozymes-help-get-plants-good-start-after-drought <div class="node-body video-body"><p> Cathy Soanes, customer solutions manager, Novozymes BioAg Inc., gives an overview of some of the company&#39;s products that will help customers get their plants off to a good start this spring after the 2012 drought. Visit <a href="http://www.bioag.novozymes.com/en/products/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">bioag.novozymes.com</a>.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/products-novozymes-help-get-plants-good-start-after-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/products-novozymes-help-get-plants-good-start-after-drought#comments Seed Drought Seed Mon, 11 Mar 2013 17:24:00 +0000 63231 at http://farmindustrynews.com Let it snow: Celebrating the last days of winter http://farmindustrynews.com/business/let-it-snow-celebrating-last-days-winter <div class="field-byline"> Harlen Persinger </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p> Fresh snow is pristine, quiet and if you don&rsquo;t have to shovel, feed livestock or drive on drifted roads, downright dazzling. Photojournalist, Harlen Persinger, captures the brilliant beauty of a winter storm and how the prairie landscape transforms when Mother Nature delivers a blanket of white.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/let-it-snow-celebrating-last-days-winter#comments Business Weather Thu, 07 Mar 2013 18:13:00 +0000 63151 at http://farmindustrynews.com