IOWA STOPS HUNGER: Business leaders making a difference

Building partnerships and collaboration are keys for the business community’s success in the fight against food insecurity. That was the message from Business Publications Corp.’s virtual event this week, "Business Leaders Making A Difference."And that success will continue to build on Iowa’s rich history of fighting food insecurity and hunger,…

Value of Power Tiller Market Estimated at US$ 2.3 Billion by 2031, TMR Study

Usefulness of power tillers to increase soil aeration, eliminate weeds, preserve soil moisture level, and prompt microorganisms to become more active underscores growth Challenges of shortage of farm labors demonstrate growing popularity of small farm equipment, such as power tiller; key advantage of increased agricultural productivity substantiate acceleration of farm…

Allen tackles topic of Ukraine, commodity prices at Sorghum U/Wheat U | Crops

Guy Allen told attendees at Sorghum U/Wheat U Aug. 11 in Wichita, Kansas, farmers are consistent in their concerns—whether they’re located in Kansas, his native Illinois, Australia, or in northern China.“They want to talk about the weather, and they want to talk about price,” he said.Allen is a senior agricultural…

Western and Central Europe Agricultural Machinery Market Report 2022: Latest Trends, Growth Drivers and Growth Forecast Through 2030 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Western and Central Europe Agricultural Machinery Market Report: By Type - Latest Trends, Growth Drivers and Growth Forecast Through 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Driven by the extensive government support for farm mechanization, the Western European agricultural machinery market will grow from an estimated $37,189.4…

Planted snags $72m, Pattern lands $35m: The Week in Agrifoodtech

Swiss alt-protein startup Planted raised Series B funding to expand its line of whole-cut plant-based chicken items. Agtech and genomics startup Pattern also announced Series B funding, while carbon-neutral milk company closed a Series A round. Elsewhere, a few different cultivated meat startups reached new milestones. Foodtech funding 🇨🇭 Planted…

Soil pH keys soil fertility

Farming practices have evolved since farmers first tilled the soil, with expectations of greater yields occurring each year. Yet, one element remains unchanged — the importance of soil pH. “When it comes to soil fertility management, soil pH is the first thing I look at on a soil test,” says…

How to determine field profitability

Yield monitors, and the massive amount of data they generate, have provided farmers with information on crop performance for decades, but a comprehensive analysis of the entire operation is needed to maximize profit. While the yield maps created from that data offer insight on crop yield and characteristics such as…