• 'Internet of Things' is Coming Soon to the Farm.

    Thanks to the ‘Internet of Things,’ your refrigerator will someday be able to tell your smartphone when you’re out of milk. A current tech industry buzzword is the “Internet of Things.” Basically, IoT imagines a world where everything is outfitted with sensors, which will modernize life in ways we are just beginning to understand today. […]

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    A new App for Call of the Land

    Stay Up To Date On Current News Staying up to date on the news is tough. Call of the Land is a simply information source for agriculture. It’s a five day-a-week, 9-minute Alberta Agriculture’s daily radio program produced by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. For many years Call of the Land has aired during the […]

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    Nitrogen Management App

    Nitrogen is a primary plant nutrient that plays a major role in achieving the maximum economic yields from your production acres. Management of Nitrogen, and other essential nutrients, is part of a balanced fertility program. This can lead to increased efficiency and profitability for the grower.   The FieldScout® GreenIndex+ app enables growers to manage […]

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    NASA Satellite shows success of corn belt during growing season

    Data from satellite sensors show that during the Northern Hemisphere’s growing season, the Midwest region of the United States boasts more photosynthetic activity than any other spot on Earth, according to NASA and university scientists. Healthy plants convert light to energy via photosynthesis, but chlorophyll also emits a fraction of absorbed light as fluorescent glow […]

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    GOOG smart farm technology

    Farming has been an important part of society’s survival and throughout the years the method of farming has always been affected, mostly improved, by the latest technological advances available.  Google Glass is one of the new devices that many people look forward to. As the name suggests, the developer of this device is Google. The tiny screen […]

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    A survey about using agriculture technology in precision farming

    PrecisionAg, which is part of the CropLife Media Group, recently conducted a survey:  With a particular focus on asking precision ag practitioners about general computing/Internet usage via mobile devices (e.g., smartphones, tablets). Read more here Methodology: 14-question survey sent via e-mail providing participants five days to respond. Survey was sent to more than 11,000 subscribers of […]

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