Let's Get Digital http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/70041/feed en Now is the time to be sustainable http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/now-time-be-sustainable <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>These days, more than ever, farmers are being held accountable, and even scrutinized, for their sustainable and conservation efforts. Strip-till, cover crops, water quality, drainage management, soil health and more are at the forefront of the forward-thinking farmers across the U.S. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/now-time-be-sustainable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/now-time-be-sustainable#comments Conservation Sustainable Agriculture Conservation Sustainable Agriculture Let&#039;s Get Digital Fri, 17 Jul 2015 19:43:00 +0000 99301 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Chipotle: A GMO fear-monger http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/chipotle-gmo-fear-monger <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>My newsfeed on Facebook has been cluttered with stories about Chipotle going non-GMO. The fact that they're doing that is their choice. Whatever. What upsets me is that they don't share with their consumers that the majority of their ingredients aren't GMO products to begin with!</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/chipotle-gmo-fear-monger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/chipotle-gmo-fear-monger#comments Issues GMO Let&#039;s Get Digital Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:33:00 +0000 97151 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Going to Commodity Classic? Download the mobile app! http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/going-commodity-classic-download-mobile-app <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Are you going to Commodity Classic this year? Have you downloaded the mobile app to your phone yet? Make sure you do so you can use some of the great features, including maps, the whole schedule, a to-do list and tweeting.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/going-commodity-classic-download-mobile-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/going-commodity-classic-download-mobile-app#comments Corn Issues Soybeans Electronics and digital equipment Let&#039;s Get Digital Fri, 20 Feb 2015 20:39:00 +0000 95981 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Be #thankful4ag! http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/be-thankful4ag <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>This month in particular, let's all be #thankful4ag. In doing so, go to thankful4ag.com, a cool website set up by Bayer CropScience. There, you can create a virtual holiday meal, learn some neat agriculture facts, and, the best part, help donate meals to those in need. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/be-thankful4ag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/be-thankful4ag#comments Issues Electronics and digital equipment Management Let&#039;s Get Digital Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:01:00 +0000 94581 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Farmland movie on Hulu! http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/farmland-movie-hulu <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I could not be more excited to get the news that the Farmland movie is on Hulu and Hulu Plus! I saw a pre-screen of the film in February at Commodity Classic, and the film was released to a limited screening in theaters in April and May. If you didn't have the chance to see it then, watch it now. Like right now. Stop what you're doing, and watch this incredible film.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/farmland-movie-hulu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/farmland-movie-hulu#comments Corn Issues Soybeans Management Let&#039;s Get Digital Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:19:00 +0000 93731 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Scout for weeds with new mobile app http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/scout-weeds-new-mobile-app <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Now that crops have emerged, farmers are heading back out to the fields to scout for weeds. As you scout, why not let your smartphone do some of the work? Using the Ag Weed ID mobile app, you can ID weeds on the spot using photos and get control tips.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/scout-weeds-new-mobile-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/scout-weeds-new-mobile-app#comments Corn Soybeans Weeds Let&#039;s Get Digital Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:03:00 +0000 91621 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Rootworm management mobile app http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/rootworm-management-mobile-app <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Do you have an iPad? Do you have rootworms in your field? If your answer was yes (or even just yes to an iPad), you should check out a new app from Monsanto that helps farmers assess rootworm risk. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/rootworm-management-mobile-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/rootworm-management-mobile-app#comments Corn Western corn rootworm Let&#039;s Get Digital Tue, 20 May 2014 18:28:00 +0000 91041 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Use mobile app calculators for seeding rates, input break-even costs http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/use-mobile-app-calculators-seeding-rates-input-break-even-costs <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Do you know the optimal seeding rate for a return on your dollar, as well as break-even costs for input use? Our Extreme Beans mobile app gives you the numbers you need to know with easy-to-use calculators! Download the mobile app before you hit the field this spring.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/use-mobile-app-calculators-seeding-rates-input-break-even-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/use-mobile-app-calculators-seeding-rates-input-break-even-costs#comments Seed soybean planting Crops Electronics and digital equipment Let&#039;s Get Digital Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:02:00 +0000 90181 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Commodity Classic app available for 2014 show http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/commodity-classic-app-available-2014-show <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Are you attending Commodity Classic in San Antonio this week? If so, be sure to download the new mobile app to help keep track of your schedule, booths you want to visit, tours you're going to take and more. There are maps and shuttle schedules, as well as links to Commodity Classic social media.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/commodity-classic-app-available-2014-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/commodity-classic-app-available-2014-show#comments Issues Electronics and digital equipment Let&#039;s Get Digital Tue, 25 Feb 2014 19:06:00 +0000 89341 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>Download the Commodity Classic app for the 2014 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas</p> Talk to kids about where food comes from http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/talk-kids-about-where-food-comes <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>It's not very often a person gets the chance to grab the attention of a couple dozen 5-year-olds and captivate them talking about where food comes from. Today, I got that chance. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/talk-kids-about-where-food-comes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/talk-kids-about-where-food-comes#comments Issues Management Let&#039;s Get Digital Wed, 05 Feb 2014 22:09:00 +0000 88921 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com We've got weather and ag maps on CSD! http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/weve-got-weather-and-ag-maps-csd <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>CSD has a new weather tab! Instead of leaving the site to check current conditions and maps, stay on cornandsoybeandigest.com and click on the weather tab in the navigation. We have current conditions, extended outlook, as well as different maps from NOAA and the National Weather Service.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/weve-got-weather-and-ag-maps-csd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/weve-got-weather-and-ag-maps-csd#comments Weather Let&#039;s Get Digital Fri, 03 Jan 2014 20:09:00 +0000 88081 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Farm apps by category http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/farm-apps-category <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>In prepping for a session I am (was) speaking at during the annual ASTA CSS Seed Expo on Dec. 12, I did a large search for apps to use in farming. From news to management to field operations to soil and fertilizer, I found more than 50 apps that farmers could use to help their operations.</p> <p>But why keep them to myself, or only share them with conference attendees? Here is a list of what I found. Some may be repeats from what I&rsquo;ve covered before, but there are definitely a lot of new ones in this list. Enjoy!</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/farm-apps-category" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/farm-apps-category#comments Issues Electronics and digital equipment Let&#039;s Get Digital Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:10:00 +0000 87461 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Be thankful for agriculture #Thankful4Ag http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/be-thankful-agriculture-thankful4ag <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>It&#39;s the time of year when we all talk about being thankful. And while we should probably all recognize the things we&#39;re thankful for a little more often, at least we&#39;re talking about them now. Atop my personal list: a beautiful daughter, an amazing family and one heck of a great life. And part of why my life is so great: agriculture.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/be-thankful-agriculture-thankful4ag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/be-thankful-agriculture-thankful4ag#comments Issues Management Let&#039;s Get Digital Tue, 26 Nov 2013 21:40:00 +0000 87241 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com App update: Mix Tank http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/app-update-mix-tank <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> I&#39;ve written about the <a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/tankmix-app-available" target="_blank">Mix Tank app</a> before, and now they&#39;ve released an update. If you haven&#39;t already downloaded the app, do it now. It&#39;s an easy-to-use tool for spray management and chemical applications.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/app-update-mix-tank" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/app-update-mix-tank#comments Crop Chemicals Electronics and digital equipment Let&#039;s Get Digital Tue, 05 Nov 2013 18:32:00 +0000 86731 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Which apps do you use for farming? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/which-apps-do-you-use-farming <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I keep bringing new and useful apps to you through this blog, what I'd really like is to hear from you. So, tell me, what apps do you use on your phone while you're in the field, in the barn, at your desk? There have got to be more out there I haven't covered. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/which-apps-do-you-use-farming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/which-apps-do-you-use-farming#comments Issues Electronics and digital equipment Let&#039;s Get Digital Fri, 18 Oct 2013 17:40:00 +0000 86082 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com