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1st edition of Future Farming 2019 now online

Future Farming’s first edition of 2019 is now online. This edition again covers a wide variety of precision agriculture topics from all over the world.

Three Canadian farmers and a British trial explain how to make money with precision farming, up to £99 per hectare. And we found technologies and philosophies to save on crop protection.

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CNH Industrial declares war on weeds

Normally the word ‘war’ has a negative connotation, but CNH Industrial has declared a war on weeds using electricity. While engine manufacturer Deutz has turned the page of combustion engines and has started to accelerate its development of hybrid and electric drives.

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Normally the word ‘war’ has a negative connotation, but CNH Industrial has declared a war on weeds using electricity.
Normally the word ‘war’ has a negative connotation, but CNH Industrial has declared a war on weeds using electricity.

New pesticide technologies

The theme ‘how to reduce crop protection’ is covered from different angles including new pesticide technologies, cyst nematode resistant potato varieties and plants that ‘talk’ to weeds to battle them. And a man that spent his life on developing granular fertilisers at a Dutch manufacturer, now says that precision fertiliser spreaders are out of date.

4 innovative start-ups

Jeroen Leffelaar, managing Director Food & Agri Innovation at Rabobank explains why and how start-ups in the agrifood sector are so important for true innovation. We also show how 4 innovative start-ups help Brazilian 180,000 hectares big Alpha Farms with testing and applying new solutions for big scale crops in Mato Grosso State. And Danish PhD student Mikkel Fly Kragh explains why he thinks it will take another 10 years before we see the first autonomous tractors and combines on our fields.

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Farmbox is a software tool focused on agronomic issues such as plagues, diseases and weeds and already covers around 850,000 hectares of different states in Brazil.
Farmbox is a software tool focused on agronomic issues such as plagues, diseases and weeds and already covers around 850,000 hectares of different states in Brazil.

For all this information and much more, check out the latest Future Farming issue.

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