There is a lot to experience at the 2018 AgroExpo—make sure you don’t miss anything!
Through experiential learning and specific focus on the most critical challenges facing our communities - from respecting the planet to the urgent matter of feeding the world - The Blue Room experience serves to inspire and equip students to activate their potential.
The European Court of Justice ruled that organisms obtained by gene editing techniques are subject to the same regulations as genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
The capabilities of drones have increased, with some systems now able to collect aerial imagery on 400 acres in 45 minutes.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced July 27 that USDA is inviting comments on the implementation of the e-Connectivity Pilot Program established in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 on March 23, 2018.
At the workshops, growers will develop an understanding of drone-based data collection and analysis specifically related to each commodity.
At AGroExpo, “we’ll have a 16-row John Deere 1770 and Precision Planting equipment on it such as the vS2 v-drive, Speedtube Delta Force, Flowsense and 2020 Speedsense.”
Mention the term “Vertical-Till” and most farmers will immediately conclude you’re talking about high-speed discs designed to work the top three to four inches of soil.
Various industry experts will be on-hand in the Learning Center during AgroExpo to discuss what we are seeing in this root pit.
Bridgewater Dairy's Dave Cunningham details nitrogen management using Encirca Pro.
“It’s a great opportunity for farmers to provide input on the development of a practical manure application tool – how often does that happen?”
Recent market upticks, along with new proposed dairy processing in Michigan, are signaling a new light of hope for dairy farmers as they battle through one of the longest downturns in dairy marketing in recent history.
It’s still too dry for most of your Field Focus reporters as we reach mid-August. But they remain optimistic and are looking forward to fall harvest right around the corner.
Welcome to the 2018 Field Focus feature. This year, six of our seven reporters are members of ProFile, a leadership development program of Michigan Farm Bureau. In each print edition of Michigan Farm News through the growing season, these young farmers will tell you about conditions on their farms and their regions.