Innovation in Agribusiness in Delaware

Innovation in Agribusiness in Delaware



Delaware agriculture has been here since colonial times today about 500,000 acres generates 1.2 billion dollars a year in cash farm sales we want to give the farmer the best chance for profit by making sure the seed is the best available now the gene-editing is going to accelerate it even further all wonderful safe technologies that help us feed the world precision agriculture that has already made of difference in Delaware and across the country each seed is precisely planted at the precise distance that's optimum for its growth and efficiency and the rows are exactly the same I think the other place where all this technology is gonna help is nutrient management so we're not over applying nutrients or we're applying them in a way that the plants take them up very efficiently farmer with his iPhone knows what the temperatures are as the chicken houses now they're going to be a lot of applications for drones primarily in monitoring the health and the growth of the crops out in the field I just think it's exciting with what's going to evolve it's a noble industry we're producing food for our country and indeed for the world

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