Artificial intelligence (AI) tools are being developed in many areas of agriculture and are key for grain production in Ukraine this year.
Wireless LoRa (long range) devices from Semtech Corporation use the non-licensed Long Range Wide Area Network (LoRaWAN) with the cloud to help producers monitor cattle health, as well as fertility and water conditions in the soil.
3D printing is in its infancy, but for the right early adapters, the ability to make small parts has the potential to save hundreds or thousands of dollars.
A new online farm brokerage tool is giving qualified applicants agricultural loan approval within minutes.
Pond scum generally isn't looked upon kindly. But the microalgae that make up these floating green mats of slime could get newfound respect as renewable sources of fuel, specialty chemicals, dietary supplements and other valued products.
Precision ag is largely driven by data, according to David Kramar, NDSU Extension precision ag specialist, who joined NDSU in July, bringing some 20 years of experience in the geospatial industry.
A new soy-based product is making strides to minimize dust on gravel roads.
Many producers wonder if there is more information they can get about their crops from a less expensive unmanned aerial system (UAS).
The year 2041 may sound futuristic, but it’s only 20 years away.
Burnsville, Minn. (April 8, 2021) – The Minnesota Corn Research and Promotion Council (MCR&PC) and Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) announced a commitment of $1 million to a future state biofuels infrastructure grant program. The program, to be administered by the Minnesota Depa…
The Cowbot is an autonomous mower being developed to control weeds in cow pastures at the WCROC. The project is a collaboration between the WCROC, The Toro Company, and the U of MN's College of Science and Engineering’s Robotic Sensor Lab.
The new test technology could be commercially available by the end of 2021
BONDURANT, Iowa – For farms that need bigger, better and faster operations, John Deere has released their Model Year (MY) 2022 equipment series to meet those needs.
The people that bring Cheerios to the world and many other Minnesota-based leaders are rolling up their sleeves to take on some big challenges together.
The evolution of agriculture may be best demonstrated when it comes to harvesting hay. For time immemorial, agriculturalists have perfected harvesting grass and other forage crops during the summer months so they can be used to feed animals during the winter months. Hay has been put up loose…
CROOKSTON, Minn. – The ag community continues to work toward filling tomorrow’s pipeline with value-added products, despite COVID-19.
Growers, industry professionals, and academia in the northern soybean growing area learned that the Enlist weed control system requires attention to detail.
Bushel, a software company that connects grain elevators with their growers, and Granular, a digital agronomics platform, have announced a collaboration that will work to streamline farmer’s digital information, minimizing data entry.
Imagine adding fungi to your soybean seed treatment. As the soybean seed germinates and elongates, fungi enter the living plant and multiply. The soybean hypocotyl pushes through the soil, the cotyledon emerges and the leaves begin to develop. The fungi grow throughout the plant.
By the 2020 haying season, producers will be able to incorporate moisture management into their haying operation with the recently introduced New Holland Specialty Crop Plus round baler. This is a build up of the Roll-Belt 560 round baler and has several add-on features that will allow produ…
MINNEAPOLIS – AGI SureTrack, a company out of Archie, Mo., pairs hardware and software tools that help growers and processors succeed.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Every season, corn growers try to predict their yield. In the past, they were forced to rely on outdated and imprecise methods of counting and estimating. However, with new Tassel Count Analytics from Sentera, yield estimates in the 2020 season can be more accurate and r…
Taste testing is done to get an accurate read on how a new food may or may not be received by the buying customer. For this reason, the Minnesota Legislature included funding for a Food Product Evaluation and Sensory Lab that has just opened in Marshall, Minn.
Producers, who work with livestock and their smart phones in less-than-ideal conditions, have found a new tool to keep information accurate and available on the phone.
STRATUM, a new, first-of-its-kind digital platform, which is expected to be introduced by GrainBridge at the end of March, provides farmers across the U.S. and Canada access to advanced technology for marketing their grain more effectively – improving profitability.