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9 Ways to Use an Agricultural Drone on Your Farm

Unmanned aerial vehicles—more popularly known as drones—have been around for decades. Thanks to continuous technological advancements and relaxed regulations, their presence in a wide variety of applications—including the field of farming—is more pronounced than ever. In fact, according to Global Market Insights, shipments of agricultural drones around the globe will exceed 200,000 units by 2024. Frankly, we’re not surprised at all given the many ways to use an agricultural drone on the farm. Curious how you can use drones as a farmer? Read on! 1. Drones for field analysis Even at the onset of the crop cycle, drones already...

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Read this before buying a used tractor

A tractor is a big-ticket purchase that requires research and, of course, a budget. But buying a used tractor instead of a brand-new unit can somewhat cushion the blow to your bank account. However, the process of shopping for a secondhand unit isn’t as simple as buying a brand-new tractor. With that said, here’s the lowdown on everything you need to consider before buying a used tractor. Things to think about before you buy a used tractor 1. Budget How much are you willing to spend on new equipment? If buying a brand-new tractor is your first choice and...

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6 Beginner Farming Mistakes To Avoid

Now that you’ve decided to delve into the world of farming, I’m sure you’re excited to start building a sustainable, profitable, and successful hobby-slash-business. But before your eagerness turns into a pitfall, note that farming for beginners can be a tricky–err–field. The following farming mistakes could put you out of business before you know it. So be sure to watch out for these common mishaps to secure your path to farming success. 1. Farming mistakes that arise from inadequate research This isn’t just about hitting up Google for reliable resources each time you come across a new concept (although...

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6 Tips for Transporting Livestock Like A Pro

Livestock transport is an integral part of attending fairs, hauling animals to the slaughterhouse, and purchasing new livestock from distant farms. You’ll probably agree that moving livestock is no simple task. Animals can be a bit unpredictable and tricky to handle at times, and things can easily go wrong if you attempt to do it unprepared. However, as with all things in the world of livestock farming, even the most complicated tasks can be excellently executed with the right amount of prep work and knowledge. Without further ado, here are the six best tips for transporting livestock like an...

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