Agricultural News


Archive: September 2019

Bears in the Fall

Friday, September 13, 2019

It’s that time of year when the days are getting shorter and cooler. For bears, that means going to sleep for the winter is just around the corner. Before that happens though, they are intent on getting as many calories as possible into their bodies to fully prepare for their long winter. Along the Read More...

Harnessing Precision Technology for Better Beef Profitability

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Profitable periods can be elusive in the beef industry, but new precision technologies could be a way to greater returns. That’s according to Dr. Robin White, assistant professor of integrated beef production systems management at Virginia Tech, who spoke at the 2019 Beef Symposium in Guelph, Ont., Read More...

The Farm Data Overload Needs a Fix

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Big data has been hailed as the future of agriculture for nearly a decade, and it’s easy to see why. As margins become razor thin and land prices skyrocket, farmers need to do more with less — maximizing every inch of rain every pound of fertilizer and every single seed — to make a profit. But at Read More...