Ever since I was a kid, everything “futuristic”, in books and TV pointed to automation as the pinnacle of what the future would hold. From the Jetsons and their automatic sidewalks and dishwashers to my personal favourite, the old “Science International – What Will They Think of Next” tv show, automation was the future of… Read More

Covering ground in a timely manner is only half the equation when planning your spray operation. Accuracy, coverage and limiting over-spray have a huge impact on product performance and cost effectiveness. So when it comes to choosing a sprayer and spraying technology, it’s not wonder there are big options with truly high tech precision farming… Read More

Whether you’re planting beans or wheat, depth control and seed placement are key settings on the drill to establish an ideal plant stand. With that in mind, precise depth consistency, ideal flotation and seedbed moisture conservation are all features on the P2080 disc drill, featured at this year’s Farm Progress Show. RealAgriculture.com’s Bernard Tobin caught… Read More

Those farmers involved in forage seed production are likely quite familiar with a wick weeder — a unit that uses chemical-soaked rope to deliver herbicide to weeds towering above the crop. But, increasingly, wick weeders are being used in more conventional operations as well in pulse crops, where herbicide options are sometimes limited, and even… Read More

 

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