Owen Roberts Talks Field Data Management Practices with Stratus Ag Research

2016 Survey by Stratus Ag Research shows gap between precision data collection and use.

May 8, 2017 – Results of the Stratus Ag Research 2016 Field Data Management study show a gap in the collection of data in precision agriculture by farmers, and their management of the data to improve operations. Owen Roberts, director…

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AgProfessional Features our Newest Syndicated Market Research Project

Farmer survey highlights need for agronomic data management services

May 8, 2017 – AgProfessional's editor-in-chief speaks with Krista MacLean, project manager with Stratus Ag Research, about findings from a Field Data Management study conducted in 2016. The study, which surveyed 839 U.S. farmers and 709 Canadian farmers, showed a gap between data collection…

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10 Years Ago…

Stratus Ag Research conducts an annual survey measuring the use of crop chemicals in a variety of crops. This past summer we surveyed a total of 1,373 wheat growers from across Western Canada, and we learned that the end of single-desk marketing is not the only thing that has changed for the western Canadian wheat grower in the last decade.

November 3, 2014 – What were you doing in 2004?  Here is a brief snapshot of what was going on a decade ago… Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook. The final episode of “Friends” aired on May 6th. George W. Bush was elected…

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What can agribusiness learn from Lady Gaga?

Whether you love or hate her music and politics, there’s no denying that Lady Gaga has built a successful and profitable personal brand. And she’s done so by attracting and retaining a loyal fan base. Could agribusiness take this approach?

October 8, 2014 – Some of you might be questioning the link between a celebrated pop star and the business of agriculture.  There is a connection, though. When it comes to turning followers into fanatics, there’s no doubt that Lady Gaga…

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Land Stewardship Drives Resistance Management

In January 2014, Stratus surveyed 1,100 Canadian farmers to find out their practices and attitudes about weed resistance management. We found that when it comes to managing resistance, it's clear that most farmers have a positive, proactive attitude.

April 2, 2014 – Most farmers know that the land they work is the most important tool in their toolbox, which is why many have implemented land stewardship plans. Those plans will help to keep their farm operations healthy and viable for years to…

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How long have you known your ag retailer?

While price and product availability are table stakes, farm customers say that trust and stability are crucial to an ag retailer’s success.

November 7, 2013 – A recent study conducted by Stratus Ag Research reveals that trust plays a key role when farmers decide how much of their business to give to each retailer. While price and product availability are important factors that farmers consider, the…

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