New Technologies vs. Agronomic Knowledge in Precision Agriculture

New Technologies vs. Agronomic Knowledge in Precision Agriculture

05 Oct 2017

New Technologies vs. Agronomic Knowledge in Precision Agriculture As the days are getting longer and the temperature is starting to rise, Australian broadacre growers are gearing up for another summer crop season. The Australian winter has been extremely dry in most areas, with a lot of growers r...

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Yield data: more than a pretty picture

Yield data: more than a pretty picture

14 Jul 2017

Yield data: more than a pretty picture It is mid July, which, for the Australian cotton industry, means that picking is still going on for some growers. A different group of growers however is getting ready to start planting cotton again in three weeks time; the introduction of Bollgard III has...

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Precision Ag in a Tough Season

Precision Ag in a Tough Season

09 May 2017

Precision Ag in a Tough Season This year's summer crop season has been a tough one for most growers in Australia. Prolonged periods of high temperatures and a distinct lack of in-crop rain in most areas have caused the sky- high expectations at the beginning of the season to come down as the ...

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Mapping your Profit

Mapping your Profit

22 Feb 2017

Mapping Your Profit Picking in Central Queensland has started in January this year; the introduction of Bollgard III in Australia has definitely altered the cotton season as we know it. What has not changed however is that we are all eagerly anticipating some good results on our yield monito...

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Infield data collection

Infield data collection

25 Jan 2017

Infield Data Collection As the Australian cotton season progresses to the point where some cotton in Central Queensland is already in the gin yard ready to be processed, most fields are anywhere between 15 nodes and full row closure - depending on which valley you are in. During the season, all k...

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Variable Rate Technology in Cotton

Variable Rate Technology in Cotton

12 Dec 2016

Variable Rate Technology in Cotton     As the cotton season progresses in Australia, growers are starting to apply nutrients, growth regulators and other inputs to their crops. Where growers traditionally tended to apply one blanket rate of product over the whole field, or sometimes ...

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The essentials after planting

The essentials after planting

11 Nov 2016

The Essentials After Planting Now that most cotton in Australia has been planted and is powering along with plenty of moisture available, growers have some time to plan the rest of the season. While it might seem obvious what has to be done to grow the actual cotton; providing fertiliser, keeping...

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The science behind planting

The science behind planting

28 Oct 2016

The Science Behind Planting Cotton planting in Australia is well underway in most valleys whilst some early planted cotton in Central Queensland  is already well advanced. The question that often gets asked around planting time is: "how precise is precise enough when it comes to plantin...

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The demand for data

The demand for data

14 Oct 2016

The Demand for Data As is seen in many other sectors like manufacturing, mining and logistics, data is a key driver of efficiency and productivity gains in agriculture. Records such as yields, rain fall, plant data, fertiliser inputs etc. have been kept by many growers for a long period of time a...

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