Agricultural & Technology News

Family Farms Flourish in Sweet Grown Alabama

Families are the cornerstone of agriculture in Alabama (PDF, 947 KB) where 97% of farms counted in the recent 2017 Census of Agriculture are family owned. Although the number of farms in Alabama decreased 6% from 2012, the average size of farms increased 3%, mirroring a trend seen in states across the nation. With 73% of farms connected to the Internet, Alabama farms and ranches continue to reach others across the globe.

Lindsay, Farmers Edge Expand Digital Partnership to Connect Two Million Irrigated Acres by the End of 2021

The companies will integrate their digital platforms to provide their growers and dealer networks with a fully connected crop management solution. The post Lindsay, Farmers Edge Expand Digital Partnership to Connect Two Million Irrigated Acres by the End of 2021 appeared first on CropLife.

A Turning Point Year for Collaboration in Agriculture

Despite the relatively positive vibrations we received from retailers who filled out the CropLife 100 surveys this fall, […] The post A Turning Point Year for Collaboration in Agriculture appeared first on CropLife.

Kinze Manufacturing, Ag Leader Introduce New High-Speed Planting Technology

The new planter technology, called True Speed, is planned for introduction in the 2021 planting season. The post Kinze Manufacturing, Ag Leader Introduce New High-Speed Planting Technology appeared first on CropLife.

Farming in the 21st Century Requires Being Connected

As you step onto Bebb Farms in rural Labette County, Kan., you see tractors, combines, sprayers, grain bins, and semis. All necessary equipment on a Kansas farm, but perhaps the most important equipment you don’t see is the Internet.

Could ChemChina-Sinochem Merger Face Heightened Antitrust Scrutiny?

Long-rumored crop protection combination will create super-sized chemical/seed/fertilizer giant. But will regulators step in soon? The post Could ChemChina-Sinochem Merger Face Heightened Antitrust Scrutiny? appeared first on CropLife.