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  1. Top Ag News
    Creating an Automated Infrastructure on Your Farm

    Silos are more than just a place to store grain on Paulman Farms. They also represent isolated pockets of yield, moisture, machine, and nutrient data.

    August 7, 2019
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    Helping wheat, corn producers target fertilizer needs

    A few years ago, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Akron, Colorado began noticing a pattern to their wheat harvests: yields were higher in low-lying areas. But it was the extreme variability in yields that surprised the researchers.

    July 19, 2019
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    2019 fall cover crop considerations

    In our business, we have seen some excellent soil health and erosion benefits from cover crops and encourage growers to take a look at the rewards cover crops can provide. Whether you plan to interseed into a standing crop or wait to plant until after harvest, there are many options and variables to consider.

    July 15, 2019
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    Waterhemp resists another class of herbicides

    Waterhemp, a broadleaf weed common to corn and soybean fields across the Midwest, is getting much harder to kill. In a new study from the University of Illinois, scientists document waterhemp’s resistance to yet another class of herbicides, known as Group 15s.

    June 17, 2019
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    North Dakota Establishes First Ever UAS Super Corridor for BVLOS Flights

    The path to commercially viable beyond visual line of sight flights was revealed this week along a 100-mile super corridor established in North Dakota.

    May 9, 2019
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    Sabanto Autonomously Plants Soybeans in Iowa, North America

    The test farm near Sac City, Iowa, is one of 10 farms in the U.S. and Canada scheduled to serve as test sites for Sabanto.

    May 8, 2019
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    Should Nitrogen Take a Back Seat to Weed Control, Planting?

    With major storm systems working their way across the Plains, Midwest and South this week, planting may seem a more distant dream than ever. For some farmers, it may be time to start prioritizing some fieldwork over others, crop experts told DTN.

    April 19, 2019
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    Iowa-based Agtech Firm to Plant 10,000 Acres of Soybeans with Driverless Tractors

    The chief executive of an Iowa company has announced a “stretch goal” to plant 10,000 acres of American soybeans in 2019 using “supervised” autonomous tractors.

    March 18, 2019
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    When Does It Pay to Use Seed Treatments?

    Even if we had more definitive yes-no answers for some seed treatments, we’d still get into deep water fairly fast based on the sheer number of options available for beans these days.

    February 21, 2019
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    Big Ag Embraces Idea of Collaboration

    Longtime observers of John Deere might be surprised to hear the word “collaboration” from company management, but this changing tech world is bringing new opportunities that can be leveraged by working with innovators.

    January 28, 2019