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News - 23.06.2022 - 25th anniversary is celebrated with brand new precision farming software platform
During the 25th anniversary of the Agricon, the new generation of agriPORT was presented and introduced. The version 5.0 is brand new developed system dedicated to professional arable farms. Precision Farming Solutions are the heart of it and it provides an independent and holistic solution for all farming operations. mehr
Blog - 31.05.2021 - How does precision farming work in crop protection?
Sustainability does not have to be empty talk. Farmer Thomas Lühmann is aware of this and is committed to sustainable agriculture. Now he is testing the Yara N-Sensor in crop protection. Read more
Blog - 06.09.2019 - Site specific application of growth regulators
With a constant application of growth regulators, weak stands are treated up to 4 times overdosed. For large populations, less than half the application rate remains. In unfavorable situations, this leads to repeated lodging in the high yield zones and yield losses in the low yield zones. Growth regulators therefore have to be applied site specifically. Read more
Blog - 18.03.2019 - Site specific application of fungicides
Substantial cost pressure, the emergence of resistances, bans on agents, stricter legal regulations and social criticism pose major challenges to our crop protection industry. The right dosage for different sub-areas or plant populations can help the agribusinesses. The benefits of a stock-dependent dosage for fungicides have now been scientifically investigated for the first time and the effects quantified. Read more
Blog - 22.02.2019 - Sustainable crop protection with the N-Sensor
Eric and Moritz Krull look not only at their own wallets, but also at society's demands. With the Yara N-Sensor® and the rule-based crop protection system from Agricon, they manage this balancing act. Read more
Blog - 28.06.2018 - The dilemma with herbicides and fungicides
We were guests at this year's field day of Syngenta Agro GmbH in Methau. There it became clear what a precarious situation the agricultural and especially the crop protection industry is currently in: What do we do when consultants recommend herbicide savings of up to 50% or when farmers apply a fungicide over and over again at the same time? What can you do if this quickly leads to the development of resistance to an active ingredient and makes crop protection products ineffective? Read more