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Game of drones

Winter has come to the world as it is known to the hardworking honey bee. “Game of Thrones,” the popular HBO series based on George R. R.

Blurred lines: Traditional and organic farming

When choosing between organic and conventionally grown produce, we tend to see it as an “all or nothing” decision.

Matthew Smith: The world’s most exciting feed market

The following is an edited transcript of Tom Martin’s interview with Matthew Smith, Alltech vice president of Asia-Pacific.

The corn conundrum

My grandfather used to talk to me about the “spring flush” and the “fall slump.” To me, these words were as synonymous with the changing seasons as “spring ahead” and “fall back.”

Tips for a safe harvest season

The sense of urgency inherent in harvest season can lead to preventable accidents. We've gathered some tips for a safer harvest.

Get a step ahead with sustainable soil management

Get a step ahead with sustainable soil management

As the golden and amber waves of summer crops reach harvest time, growers once again find themselves in a prime position to prepare and build healthy soils for the next growing season.

Ground work: 3 ways to get soil set for winter

As the winter months near, you may be in the midst of harvest. Perhaps you’ve already started thinking about how to increase your crop quality or increase your yield next year.

Farming the Future

What does the future hold for farming and the entire food supply chain?

Rebecca Noble: Food culture and organic farming

The following is an edited transcript of Tom Martin’s interview with Rebecca Noble, business development executive for Alltech Crop Science. Click below to hear the full interview:

Spud-tacular research: Solutions for potato yield and uniformity

Modern agriculture is facing two daunting challenges: doubling year-on-year production to feed a longer-living population estimated to hit 9.3 billion by 2050, and in doing so, using fewer resource