Industry News | 6-1-2020
Drones Revolutionize Farmer's Lives
Can you imagine spending eight hours a day wadding through paddy fields and muddy soil in a hot and humid environment, carrying heavy solution in a backpack sprayer to protect one hectare of rice? This is the hard reality of the average rice farmer in Asia.
The Role of Veterinarians and Nutritionists as Consultants for Dairies
Many of the same principles that apply to making a business successful, apply to operating a successful dairy. One fundamental factor for any business is establishing and maintaining a strong team. While the team behind a dairy may look different than that of a traditional business, they all have the common goal of making their companies profitable.
Spot Replanting Common, Agronomists Say
Some farmers will likely be following up a stretch of cool, wet weather with replanting this spring. While major replanting may not be necessary, many spots will probably need filling in, agronomists say.
Corteva Agriscience Announces 14 Sustainability Goals to Achieve by 2030
Corteva Agriscience has announced its 10-year commitment to advance sustainability throughout the global food system. The goals span a wide range of initiatives for farmers, the land, communities where employees and customers live and work, and in its own operations, say Corteva officials.
Now is Best Time to Scout for Cutworms, Wireworms
Bug experts say producers should be looking for cutworms and wireworms as the growing season gets underway. They say now is the best time to locate them, given that the worms become increasingly difficult to catch as time goes on.