Getting Ready for Spring

Getting Ready for Spring

  By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist   As the snow melts and the sloughs gradually dry up, it is time to hit you with a couple of important messages. Firstly, take extra time to ensure that whatever job you are working on is done safely! I know, you...

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Using Herbicides that Contain Residual Products Effectively

Using Herbicides that Contain Residual Products Effectively

By: Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist Over the past number of years, I have been asked to visit and observe cereal crops in the spring that have been seeded to fields treated with burn-off herbicides containing residual products such as florasulam or metsulfuron....

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Tech Tools Add Insight

Tech Tools Add Insight

The last decade farmers have adopted new technologies that allow them to map yields during harvest, develop grid maps from soil testing, log tractor and sprayer passes with GPS equipment and maybe take flyover maps with unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones. Putting...

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Why So Many Weather Stations?

Why So Many Weather Stations?

By: Andy Nadler, Product Manager – Weather Farmers Edge has been preaching the message of field-centric data for a long time. We believe that information collected from the actual field produces the most accurate results – period. Whether it's historical weather...

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