AGGronomyTV Dec 1 – Dec 15: Sprayer power: Is electricity the next big thing in spray adjuvants?
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Dec 1 – Dec 15: Sprayer power: Is electricity the next big thing in spray adjuvants?
"If drift is the issue. That electrical charge can make droplets stick to plant leaves," says Jason Deveau.Nov 15 – Nov 30: The technology has revolutionized crop management and growers say it has also reduced the environmental impact
Less chemical is used per acre, and glyphosate itself is less harmful than herbicides that used to be used”, said Beet Growers vice-president Gary Vucurevich.Nov 1 – Nov 15: John Greig talks to Brian Cofell about challenges of balancing harvested biomass while maintaining organic matter
Brian Cofell, general manager of the CSPC, says the co-operative owning the plant with Comet Biorefining is considered a real victoryOct 15 – Oct 31: This fan-only cleaner designed to remove diseased grains is making it easier for producers to market their crop
Fan powered grain cleaners eases the transition from one crop to another helping to take the complexity out of grain cleaning.Oct 1 – Oct 15: Portable hay dryer increases colour and leaf retention which are important for export buyers
"We've saved a lot of hay already this year [using this dryer]. Hay that was worth a lot of money in the export market." – H. VandenburgSept 15 – Sept 30: Devin Homick, talks about the yield potential they’ve found in both soybeans and corn
Devin Homick, a grain originator, talks about the good yield potential they see for the upcoming soybean and corn harvestSept 1 – Sept 15: This diagnostic tool brings precision agriculture to fungicide applications
Growers typically get lab results from their submitted samples within 24 hours when testing for sclerotinia and fusarium.August 16 – 31 Diagnosing phytophthora root rot in soybeans
What to look for when identifying phytophthora, when you should scout for it and what can be done if it appears in your soybean cropAug 1 – Aug 15: AgOpenGPS software can control auto-steer and tilt, as well as functions to turn the seeder or sprayer on/off
The program connects with an arduino (mini controller), over wireless technology, communicating GPS co-ordinates & speed July 15 – July 31: A newly formed company called Connect, has produced a sprayer attachment for DOT
Rick Pattison, says the DOT platform enables short-line equipment manufacturers to enter the world of autonomous, robotic farming.