Frigid temperatures likely caused spotty freeze damage to winter wheat in parts of the U.S. Plains early on Friday but two storms next week should bring beneficial moisture, an agricultural meteorologist said.
For the 2015 season, farmers can experience the value of advanced field-level insights through the upgraded Climate Pro service, offered in key corn growing regions this season through certified dealers.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the use of Instinct II nitrogen stabilizer in wheat. Instinct II keeps more nitrogen available in the root zone for enhanced wheat health and optimized yield and profit potential.
Climate Basic is a free web and mobile app, used by farmers on more than 50 million acres in the U.S., that helps farmers optimize their daily decision making with field-level weather information. This spring, the tool will deliver an even simpler user interface for farmers, an upgraded notifications system, and added scouting functionality.
Iteris, Inc., a leader in providing intelligent traffic management and weather information solutions, announced the opening of its ClearAg Crop Protection application programming interfaces (API) beta testing program. ClearAg Crop Protection APIs will provide leading agriculture retailers, manufacturers and growers access to the latest Iteris product capabilities for field-level analytics and visualization tools.
FarmLogs, a leading data science company that helps over 20 percent of U.S. farms maximize productivity and field profitability, unveiled its FarmLogs Advantage, a suite of breakthrough innovations will make precision farming possible for every farmer in America. The new version of FarmLogs will offer powerful automated data collection and analysis features focused on helping farmers make their fields even more profitable.
A new study co-authored by University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers has unearthed the genetic roots of resistance to a wheat disease that has recently devastated crop yields from southern Africa through the Middle East.