With winter hopefully at an end farmers are looking towards Spring and an early planting season. University of Minnesota Extension educator Dan Martens says with the recent mild temperatures some farmers have already started work in the fields.
When it comes to farming knowing what's happening below the soil is just as important as the progress above the ground. BioAg specializes in soil fertility and consultant Michael Lovlien says there is more to soil then what meets the eye.
Technology in the agricultural industry continues to expand each year with new equipment or farming techniques. Over the last couple of years farmers have been working with unmanned aerial devices (UAVs) or drones.
The heavy rainfall last month has limit the time farmers can get in the fields to plant crops. With the planting window closing, John Deere has developed a new high-speed planter to help speed up the process.
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