The science of agriculture is thousands of years old.
However, the science of precision agriculture — the process of tailoring the planting and fertilizing process to a specific area through the use of global positioning systems and precision maps — has only been around for about 20 years, according to Dr. Raj Khosla, professor of precision agriculture at Colorado State University.
By Keith Norman, The Jamestown Sun
, January 22, 2013
People visit during the Winter Ag Expo Tuesday at the Jamestown Civic Center. The expo continues through today and includes seminars, booths and other activities. See page A6 for a story on road weight limits from a presentation at the expo Tuesday.
John Deere Corp. management is looking at its Valley City factory as the crossroads of farm equipment and modern technology, according to John May, president of the agriculture and turf division of John Deere.
Pork producers from across North Dakota were in Jamestown Tuesday to talk shop, meet each other and discuss threats to the industry.
Close to 30 producers converged at the 40th annual Pork Convention put on by the North Dakota Pork Council at the Gladstone Inn & Suites.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct a four-week Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general sign-up, beginning on March 12 and ending on April 6.
Currently, about 30 million acres are enrolled in CRP; and contracts on an estimated 6.5 million acres will expire on September 30, 2012.
Mark Jaskowiak received a phone call Friday morning he wasn’t expecting.
When Jaskowiak, the general manager of Pro Ag Farmers Co-op, answered his phone around 11 a.m. August 6, he found out that one of the grain bins at the Pro-Ag elevator in Garfield had a kink in it and was starting to tip over.
They’re called “community gardens.” And at two local schools, they’re producing a bumper crop of goodness – excited students, a new way of learning, healthy meals for hungry families, new partnerships and more.
By Heather Huwe, Intern Reporter
, July 30, 2010
Pierce County is hosting the state of Wisconsin's Farm Technology Days July 20-22, and, while heavy on the technology, the event will be a mix of past and present, entertainment and education, fun and functionality.
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