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Toast to Technology

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist, Farmers Edge As we approach the New Year, we often reflect on the year past and give thanks for the bounties that we have received. This is magnified with those of you who receive their livelihoods from the land. We are so...

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The 4R’s of Fertilizing in the Fall

For the Canadian Prairies and Northern Plains We've previously reviewed the 4Rs of nutrient management as they relate to Fall Nitrogen. This article will focus on “the others” or PK and S. With regards to “Right Time”, Phosphate (P), Potash (K) and Sulphur (S) are...

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How Field-Centric Weather Data Improves Crop Staging Accuracy

Over the past decades, our abilities to monitor and predict the weather have improved dramatically. At one time, weather stations were few and far between, mostly located at larger centers and airports. Forecasts offered predictions that were only slightly better than...

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Managing Fertility After a Drought

By: Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist, Farmers Edge We are all aware of the impact of Drought on crop yields.  Drought also causes several soil processes to slow down or virtually stop. The two most pronounced effects of drought are: Reduced crop growth and...

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Variability In Weather Affects Key Decisions

By: Andy Nadler Agricultural Meteorologist, Farmers Edge One of the greatest challenges in farming is dealing with variability. Soil varies from one field to the next and within a single field. Input and commodity prices change from day-to-day. While these factors...

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Toast to Technology

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist, Farmers Edge As we approach the New Year, we often reflect on the year past and give thanks for the bounties that we have received. This is magnified with those of you who receive their livelihoods from the land. We are so...

read more

The 4R’s of Fertilizing in the Fall

For the Canadian Prairies and Northern Plains We've previously reviewed the 4Rs of nutrient management as they relate to Fall Nitrogen. This article will focus on “the others” or PK and S. With regards to “Right Time”, Phosphate (P), Potash (K) and Sulphur (S) are...

read more

How Field-Centric Weather Data Improves Crop Staging Accuracy

Over the past decades, our abilities to monitor and predict the weather have improved dramatically. At one time, weather stations were few and far between, mostly located at larger centers and airports. Forecasts offered predictions that were only slightly better than...

read more