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Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness Acquires Innovative Seed and Consulting

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Mathematics prove the value of precision agriculture for hand-picked specialty crops

In Illinois, researchers at the University of Illinois used mathematics to prove the potential for financial rewards by applying precision agriculture techniques to hand-picked...

Steam cleaning melons kills pathogens better than existing treatments

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Drones Not Going Anywhere But Up for PrecisionAg Farmers

In Washington, Dr. Lav Khot is working on several drone projects to help farmers with their precision ag methods. He is using drone thermal...

Feed a Bee contributes $500,000 and calls for pollinator forage proposals in all 50...

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Titan Machinery and Decisive Farming Join in Alliance to Expand

In North Dakota, Titan Machinery, Inc., an agricultural and construction equipment dealer, joined in a strategic alliance with Alberta, Canada based Decisive Farming Corp....

Precision Tools, Drones, Robots Not Just for Techies and Advanced Ag Anymore – High...

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