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What is Delta T and why is it important for spraying?

What is Delta T and why is it important for spraying?

By Tom Wolf (Nozzle_Guy) Delta T, also known as “wet bulb depression”, is an atmospheric moisture parameter whose use in spraying has made its way to North America from Australian operations. It is defined as the dry bulb temperature minus the wet bulb temperature,...

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Digital Agriculture and the Evolution of Farm Insurance

By Shane Thomas, Global Digital Ag Lead Digital agriculture is revolutionizing the ag industry from the ground up; there are new tools to help optimize yields, manage time and produce better outcomes and profitability for farmers all over North America. Farmers Edge...

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What do Farmers Edge and The Terminator Have in Common?

By: Shane Thomas, Global Digital Ag lead The association many of us make with artificial intelligence (AI) is Terminator. This popular 1984 movie had Arnold Schwarzenegger going back in time to tackle an AI machine from taking over the world. Packed with action, the...

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What I Learned from the 2019 Crop Year

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist Now is the time to reflect on the season that just wrapped up and try and take some lessons from what we did and what happened.  Here are a few observations that I made. Planting Planting wheat early, followed by three weeks...

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Re-evaluating Zone Sampling

By Ben Johnson, Farmers Edge Digital Ag Lead A lot has changed since I wrote this article on sensor-based soil sampling 2 1/2 years ago. First, I acknowledged that sensor-based soil testing is quite a way off from being widely adopted. Taking physical soil samples are...

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‘Datify’ Your Decisions with Benchmarking

By Shane Thomas, Global Digital Ag Lead October signals two things for farmers: Analyzing the past year’s harvest and planning for next year’s seeding. As we get later into harvest and finishing harvest, it presents an excellent time for reflection on what worked or...

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7 Tips to Avoid Soil Compaction During Harvest

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist With farmers anxious to get the remaining crops in the bins – regardless of field conditions, there will be hundreds of combines heading to the fields over the next couple of weeks. This opens us up to a couple of soil...

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Predicting the Future, Today with Yield Prediction

By: Scott Speck, Regional Digital Ag Lead  Have you ever wished you knew the outcome of a car race as it was happening? As the driver, how would knowing what was coming up ahead halfway through the race change your decisions throughout the race? As harvest begins,...

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Digital Agriculture and the Evolution of Farm Insurance

By Shane Thomas, Global Digital Ag Lead Digital agriculture is revolutionizing the ag industry from the ground up; there are new tools to help optimize yields, manage time and produce better outcomes and profitability for farmers all over North America. Farmers Edge...

read more

What do Farmers Edge and The Terminator Have in Common?

By: Shane Thomas, Global Digital Ag lead The association many of us make with artificial intelligence (AI) is Terminator. This popular 1984 movie had Arnold Schwarzenegger going back in time to tackle an AI machine from taking over the world. Packed with action, the...

read more

What I Learned from the 2019 Crop Year

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist Now is the time to reflect on the season that just wrapped up and try and take some lessons from what we did and what happened.  Here are a few observations that I made. Planting Planting wheat early, followed by three weeks...

read more

Farming in 4-D: Hindsight, Insight, Foresight and Integration

By Shane Thomas, Global Digital Ag Lead The digital evolution within the ag industry has been constant over the last decade and continually evolving; however, it doesn’t come without its challenges. Digital ag and ag tech aren’t always easy to adopt. As of today,...

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Re-evaluating Zone Sampling

By Ben Johnson, Farmers Edge Digital Ag Lead A lot has changed since I wrote this article on sensor-based soil sampling 2 1/2 years ago. First, I acknowledged that sensor-based soil testing is quite a way off from being widely adopted. Taking physical soil samples are...

read more

‘Datify’ Your Decisions with Benchmarking

By Shane Thomas, Global Digital Ag Lead October signals two things for farmers: Analyzing the past year’s harvest and planning for next year’s seeding. As we get later into harvest and finishing harvest, it presents an excellent time for reflection on what worked or...

read more