MARKETS NEWS
Shaw: Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Feb 21, 2014 08:35 AM CST

Technology can be a vicious cycle in agriculture. However, it can also be our savior. I think we all know that doing more acres per hour is almost ingrained in our farmer genetics. When I was young, three of us would run three tractors all day to plant 50 acres. Now, I do three times that by myself. It's all about technology, all the time.

Of course this past winter, I'm sure many of you have been reading about the unmanned aerial vehicles. These drones have been in the news; the one most famous is the one from Amazon dropping ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
Groups Want Terminal Reopened
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Midday Grain Comments
DTN Technically Speaking Blog
Technically Speaking Blog
Todd's Take
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock