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  • Mar 19, 2015
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    Corn+Soybean Digest

    Farmlogs Advantage: Digital tools for precision ag

    Farmlogs has some new features for growers, and they're calling it Farmlogs Advantage. CEO and co-founder Jesse Vollmar talked to us about the new features the Advantage product offers, including in-season crop health monitoring, activity recording and access to years of data maps. Farmlogs Advantage offers growers a chance to use their precision ag to a higher level, says Vollmar....More
  • Mar 13, 2015
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    Do retired farmers sway tillage decisions?

    Is it too unreasonable to consider even just one field of strip-till or no-till, if you save roughly $15 per acre, and each 1% of soil organic matter helps soil hold 20,000 gallons more water per acre? Tell me what influences your decisions; I’d like to hear from you....More
  • Mar 6, 2015
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    Conservation: Do your part 1

    Where are you in your journey to build a conservation legacy? What is keeping you from making progress? Will it require a change in mindset? Will it require landlord buy-in, since it provides long-term benefits for their investment? I truly believe improved soil health will be a game-changer. Go for it....More
  • Feb 18, 2015
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    2015 Conservation Legacy Awards Northeast region winner: M&J Farms

    M&J Farms, Brownsburg, Ind., protects water resrouces and commits to conservation. They focus on the edge of the field, no-till and nutrient efficiency, along with conservation methods....More
  • Dec 8, 2014
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    Drainage tile blues

    Farmers, from an agronomic perspective, are doing great keeping phosphorus loss as low as 1% to 2%. The challenge, according to University of Arkansas phosphorus expert Andrew Sharpley, “isn’t so much the magnitude of the losses, or even the tile system itself; it’s the extent to which tile drainage has been implemented by farmers.”...More

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