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July 27, 2022

How variable is your soil?

Grid soil sampling has historically been the gold standard to measure nutrient variability in soils. But is grid sampling good enough? Or can we do better with newer technology?
April 20, 2022

Fertilizer Stabilizers: How Do We Use Them?

Often called by many names in the marketplace — nitrogen stabilizers, controlled release products or nitrogen inhibitors ­— fertilizer stabilizers are used to increase the efficiency of applied nitrogen when conditions for loss exist. Inhibitors are classified as urease inhibitors, nitrification inhibitors, or polymer coatings. What do these products do and how can we use them to increase nitrogen efficiency?
January 26, 2022

Drones in Agriculture: How Can They Be Used with SWAT MAPS?

Drones have received a lot of attention in agriculture, especially since they became affordable mapping tools about eight years ago.
December 2, 2021

Get More Out of Soil Sampling with SWAT MAPS

Each nutrient behaves differently depending on soil type, water flow and topography – features which are captured in high resolution with SWAT MAPS!
October 26, 2021

Understanding Terms Used to Discuss Soil Moisture Variability

In the development of SWAT WATER, a product of SWAT MAPS, the objective has been to provide three relatively simply datasets for users to interpret and drive management decisions
October 4, 2021

Using SWAT MAPS in Potato Production

Here in Prince Edward Island, our agricultural landscape is dominated by potato production. Rather than looking to Western Canada for solutions, we often turned to Western Europe and places like Belgium and Holland.
September 13, 2021

5 Ways to Use SWAT MAPS in a Single Season

SWAT MAPS are an incredibly useful layer of information to use for a variety of purposes.
September 3, 2021

Managing pH Variability with SWAT MAPS

Many areas of the world have problems with low soil pH, which can reduce phosphate availability and increase potential for toxicities from micronutrients such as aluminum (Al) and manganese (Mn).
August 4, 2021

Managing Corn Population with SWAT MAPS

Successful precision agronomy depends on creating the correct zone map that can group all the areas together that have a similar response.
July 6, 2021

Spilling the (Edible) Beans About SWAT MAPS

In Manitoba, Croptimistic and our partners are learning ways to use SWAT MAPS to manage potential issues in edible beans.
June 23, 2021

Knoll Management with SWAT MAPS

For every knoll that has been taken out of production altogether, there must be many acres that are somewhere in between… not fully productive, but not to the point where we would consider taking them out of production.
June 18, 2021

Sulphur: Are You Really Applying the Right Rate?

Sulphur (S) may be the most variable nutrient we see in western Canadian and northern great plains soils, especially in glacial till soils.
June 3, 2021

The Role of SWAT MAPS in Environmental Stewardship

A SWAT map allows a farmer or agronomist to manage spatial variability across a landscape in several ways, including variable rate fertility, seed, soil amendments, or soil applied herbicides – all of which have responses based on soil and water variability.
May 11, 2021

Putting Nitrogen in the Crop, Not the Air

There’s a lot of talk of greenhouse gas emissions and environmental impacts of everything we do. From “carbon footprint” to surface water pollution, agriculture is no stranger to negative attention. But there’s one topic that hasn’t received as much attention but likely will soon – nitrous oxide (N2O).
May 4, 2021

SWAT MAPS and Herbicide Degradation

Herbicides are a critical tool on any farm but we need to utilize them carefully as resistance builds and options are limited. While ensuring we are killing target weeds, we also need to be conscious about rates and potential carry over issues.
February 9, 2021

Precision Soil Moisture Management: SWAT Water

February 9, 2021 – Naicam, Saskatchewan – The newest development […]

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