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Solar Energy in Agriculture

We wanted to bring an article about Solar Energy in agriculture because in these times farmers in tropical and developing countries are learning first hand how Climate Change and Global Warming are changing the way we do things in agriculture and other industries.  A key component of mitigating Climate Change is Energy.  Without practical and reliable sources of energy, the challenges with increasing production and stepping up to processing requirements to create more value-added commodities for markets and the community. Solar [...]

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Industrial Hemp Making Strides as an Emerging ‘New’ Crop

Industrial Hemp, historically somewhat misunderstood by the general public, is making strides in being recognized for what it is… a crop completely different than its related strain which is still classified as a narcotic. Hemp is a form of Cannabis sativa L., is still classified as a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act in the U.S.  This past July, legislators introduced the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2017, authored across party lines and seeks to remove Hemp from [...]

Soil Compaction Robs Yields and Profits

Soil compaction is a significant issue in production agriculture around the world.  It can be caused by several processes and/or activities in your crop management practices.  Essentially, soil compaction is defined as an increase in bulk density (weight of soil at a given volume) and/or a decrease in porosity (air exchange) within a soil.  It degrades the structure of a soil, and degrades the soil’s ability to drain, exchange nutrients, sustain microbial life; prevents ideal root development, and other [...]

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Preventative Maintenance Spells Profit for Ag Machinery Owners

Farmers are skilled across many areas of business management; perhaps more so than just about any sector of an economy.  They manage people, finances, animals, land, the environment, and equipment.  As more agricultural machinery makes its way to developing countries around the world, it has become increasingly important to have an equally preventative maintenance, effective service and parts network follow it.  Over the past few decades, millions of dollars worth of equipment has made its way to fields and [...]

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Modern Planters and Drills

Modern Planters have come a long way over the course of the past 50 years.  The precision of seed placement can be directly correlated with the yield of the crop being grown.  Even distribution of the optimum population of seed according to factors like soil type, hybrid or variety, date of planting, and other cultural factors is the first step in attaining maximum yields.  Planters are designed and selected mostly according to how the crop is to be harvested. Row [...]

Meet Steve Massey, CEO of TractorExport and TractorTec – Part 1

This is the first of three parts of my conversation with Steve Massey, founder and CEO of Tractor Export.  Come learn more about their company, its roots, and how it plans to grow in the future to significantly improve agricultural systems in developing countries. By:  Raquel Garcia Article Abstract Developing countries all over the world desperately need to improve their agricultural infrastructure in order to step up to the health and nutrition requirements of an ever growing population base.  Whether by constraints [...]

Meet Steve Massey, CEO of Tractor Export® and TractorTec®

Stepping up to improving Agricultural Systems in developing countries has been a life mission of Steve Massey, the founder and CEO of Tractor Export® ( http://www.tractorexport.com ) and TractorTec® (http://www.tractortec.com) The Agricultural Equipment industry in many developing countries is undergoing a big change thanks to a new approach to providing a vital component for farm productivity.  To date, existing equipment infrastructures in developing countries has been limited to a centralized dealer system that focuses primarily on sales of new equipment; with [...]

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