"Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the corn field." Dwight D. Eisenhower
"Another major grain processor in Canada has said it will no longer accept oat crops that have been sprayed with glyphosate used as a pre-harvest dessicant starting as of January 2021."
Again - the market speaks.
ARTICLE LINK: https://lnkd.in/dBT9MRf
Why farm robots are hard: when you get up close those rows are not as straight as they look from an airplane.
We are developing robotics to stop invasive weeds from taking over farmland - and we're doing it without chemicals.
"Soon, Illinois farmers will harvest corn and soybean crops with the second-highest yields for that state ever. Yet, University of Illinois economists are projecting just small returns on beans and small losses on corn – and only if more USDA payments arrive."
Successful Farming, August 21, 2020
ARTICLE LINK: https://www.agriculture.com/news/business/university-of-illinois-projects-negative-returns-for-near-record-corn-crop
WASHINGTON – Independent laboratory tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group found glyphosate, the notorious weedkiller linked to cancer, in more than 80 percent of non-organic hummus and chickpeas samples, and detected at far lower levels in several organic versions.
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