Optimal spot spraying is finally making in-roads in North America. Sprayers can detect the presence of weeds and turn on and off each nozzle as needed. It can mean huge savings in overall application rates.
Terry Griffin from Kansas State University says farmers don’t need to rush into data collection, sharing and analysis. When the business case is strong enough, farmers will move into that space in a big way.
Crop fertilizer specialists from across the Prairies describe the worst scenarios for loss and recommend better alternatives or ways that enhanced-efficiency products might help.
With the rise in aquaculture, sustainability requires an alternative to feeding fish to fish. Cargill’s Latitude canola-based fish oil provides a solution.
Marketing Canadian canola meal to the American dairy industry takes on a Midwest focus, using on-farm trials in Wisconsin to show how higher usage levels can lead to higher milk yields.