An Extra Harvest Each Year

Melissa Sandfort

A new biocatalyst platform designed for hydroponic systems has been proven in recent tests to speed up crop growth enough to allow an extra harvest each year. Chesapeake Greenhouse, LLC lettuce hydroponic farm in Maryland recently completed a trial testing of BiOWiSH-Hydroponic — a revolutionary water treatment solution that helps increase nutrient availability, improve plant vigor, and stimulate microbial activity …

Research, technology

“Smart Farming” Segment Planned for Agritechnica

Cindy Zimmerman

Agricultural equipment and machinery manufacturers are implementing more advanced electronics into their products these days to help farmers become ever more efficient. That’s why “Smart Farming” will have its own special segment at Agritechnica 2011, November 15-19 in Germany. According to show sponsor DLG, “Smart Farming – Intelligent and sustainable plant production “ will host a wide range of renowned …

Agritechnica, Events, technology

OverView from AgCam

Cindy Zimmerman

Need a camera on your combine, tractor, grain bin or just about anywhere else on the farm? Try AgCam by Dakota Micro. The photo shows just one of the many places (pdf) you can put these cameras. Dakota Micro, Inc., manufacturers of the AgCam camera system, is proud to announce the arrival of our newest product line. The OverView camera …

Equipment, technology, Video