Flaman Agriculture Blog

Jul 21, 2017

Fusarium Field Day

We’re going on a Field Trip! On Tuesday, July 25th 2017, we’re off to Melfort Research Farms, located 1.6 miles south of Melfort, Sk on Hwy 6. They are putting on a morning event all about Fusarium Head Blight. With two industry experts to walk you through all the activities and information, the day is scheduled to start at 9AM and topics include: Fusarium Head Blight Biology Effects of FHB on Cereal Crops Optimal Application Technology How to Improve Grade Out of the Field PLUS! Bring your Grain Samples and have it cleaned and tested! If you have a sample...

Feb 3, 2017

Kenaston, Sk Has New Grain Cleaning Technology

Spectrum Grain Solutions, located in Bashaw, Alberta, has purchased a BoMill TriQ grain sorter that has been installed in Kenaston, Sk. The Swedish-made BoMill TriQ has the capabilities to sort grain based on the interior make-up of each kernel, rather than the exterior appearance. It uses NIT (Near Infrared Transmission) technology to analyze each kernel and thus can sort grain based on fusarium, protein, vitreousness, seed quality and falling number at a speed of 25,000 kernels per second. For a full article click here.   Learn more about the new technology in BoMill products on our Flaman Grain Cleaning website....

Jul 7, 2015

Agricultural use of drones begins to soar

The Associated Press is reporting that "Agricultural use of drones is about to take off in the U. S. after being grounded for years by the lack of federal guidelines"   The small, relatively inexpensive vehicles could replace humans in a variety of ways: transmitting detailed information about crops to combines and sprayers, directing them to problem spots and cutting down on the amount of water and chemicals a farmer needs to use in those areas. The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, a trade group, says agriculture could account for 80 per cent of all commercial drone use. Drones...

Posted by: Flaman Agriculture

Category: Technology

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