Precision Ag http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en Dig deep into data to get more yield http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/dig-deep-data-get-more-yield <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In what parts of your operation, are you looking for actionable data to help make a tough decision? Keep digging into your data. More than likely, the “first layer” is only a step in the right direction. Although it may take more time, digging into a second and third data layer may provide discoveries that are well worth the effort. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/dig-deep-data-get-more-yield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/dig-deep-data-get-more-yield#comments Precision Ag Data Decisions Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:16:00 +0000 95651 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Mind the gap: Quality ag data analysis relies on quality ag data http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/mind-gap-quality-ag-data-analysis-relies-quality-ag-data <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Quality data analysis relies on quality data. And quality data requires hard work and attention to detail. Even though we can use technology to make the timing gap smaller, we all must still “mind the data quality gap.” </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/mind-gap-quality-ag-data-analysis-relies-quality-ag-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/mind-gap-quality-ag-data-analysis-relies-quality-ag-data#comments Precision Ag Data Decisions Sat, 10 Jan 2015 03:39:00 +0000 95351 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Top 10 of the web, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/top-10-web-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>We've posted a lot of great stories and photos on the web this year! These are our most-viewed pieces and cover a variety of topics from helpful aerial images to GMOs, making a profit with lower corn and soybean prices to no-till yield secrets, and more! Check out our best from the web for 2014, and stick around for more great stories and photos in 2015.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/top-10-web-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/top-10-web-2014#comments Corn Fertilizer Precision Ag Soybeans Tillage GMO Precision Farming Fri, 02 Jan 2015 21:11:00 +0000 95221 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Dec. 26, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-26-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The five agriculture stories to read this week offer options for residual herbicides in soybeans, as well as tips for updating your crop yields with the Farm Service Agency under the new farm bill. Read a fertilizer outlook from Rabobank, and hear from Xpert Dan Frieberg about ag data ownership and knowledge. Finally, a happy holidays greeting from the CSD staff.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-26-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-26-2014#comments Crop Chemicals Fertilizer Precision Ag Soybeans soybean production Sat, 27 Dec 2014 01:28:00 +0000 95151 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Think Different: Best of 2014, Part 4 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/think-different-best-2014-part-4 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In our final list of our best stories of 2014, farmers took on fresh thinking, applying art and science to farm for the bigger picture. They saw a residue breakdown timeline and learned about new soil tests, as well as soil health. There were tips for top soybean yields and ideas about no-till saving nitrogen. One farmer shared his stance on GMOs, and other farmers collaborated for water quality.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/think-different-best-2014-part-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/think-different-best-2014-part-4#comments Precision Ag Tue, 23 Dec 2014 22:56:00 +0000 95141 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Think Different: Best of 2014, Part 3 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/think-different-best-2014-part-3 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In this third installment of our best stories from 2014, farmers learned the best ways to seed cover crops and how high-moisture corn can offer a yield boost. There were also stories about tillage: spring vs. fall strip till, and using tillage to control herbicide resistant weeds. Of course there were data insights, from soil maps to farming smarter with big data. Nitrogen application tips were offered, as well as a strategy for lean years on the farm. All of these stories helped readers and farmers Think Different about their operations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/think-different-best-2014-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/think-different-best-2014-part-3#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Fertilizer Precision Ag Tillage corn harvest cover crops Strip Till Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:58:00 +0000 95021 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Who owns agriculture data and knowledge? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/who-owns-agriculture-data-and-knowledge <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Recently there have been headlines about agreements between the industry and farm groups on data ownership and privacy. That’s positive. But it’s really not surprising that a company would agree that you own your data and that it will be returned or removed from their servers. Or that you will be allowed to direct whom it gets shared with or sent to.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/who-owns-agriculture-data-and-knowledge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/who-owns-agriculture-data-and-knowledge#comments Precision Ag Data Decisions Precision Farming Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:57:00 +0000 95011 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Robot attempts nitrogen sidedress, cover crop seeding http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/robot-attempts-nitrogen-sidedress-cover-crop-seeding <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A big challenge – nitrogen management – could have a small solution. Rowbot Systems, a Minneapolis startup company, has developed an multi-platform robot that, among other things, can side-dress nitrogen in tall corn. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/robot-attempts-nitrogen-sidedress-cover-crop-seeding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/robot-attempts-nitrogen-sidedress-cover-crop-seeding#comments Corn Fertilizer Precision Ag Nitrogen Technology Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:41:00 +0000 94971 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>The autonomous Rowbot uses sophisticated sensors to navigate. It can apply in-season nitrogen and perform other field tasks, such as seeding cover crops into tall corn. The new technology is being developed by Rowbot Systems, a Minneapolis startup company.</p> Photo: Rowbot Systems Drainage tile blues http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/drainage-tile-blues <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>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.”</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/think-different">Think Different</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/drainage-tile-blues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/drainage-tile-blues#comments Corn Precision Ag Soybeans Drainage Think Different Mon, 08 Dec 2014 17:53:00 +0000 94851 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Dec. 5, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-5-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The five agriculture stories to read this week includes a new tool for farmers to use when making nitrogen application decisions, and it's used on the computer. There's also research showing soybean yield when double cropping vs. relay intercropping soybeans and wheat. Read about the possible impact crop insurance may have on ag land values, and how one farming family has success with marketing goals. Finally, enjoy a nice piece in The New York Times about agriculture and data.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-5-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-5-2014#comments Fertilizer Marketing Precision Ag Soybeans Nitrogen Fri, 05 Dec 2014 22:41:00 +0000 94821 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com