Case Study: Doubling Down on Fungicide

Ag Intelligence in the New Ag of Crop Disease

Tar Spot, which was only discovered in 2015, is capable of destroying up to 100 bu/ac of corn.

Crop disease is a constant threat to farmers’ well-being. In 2018 alone, the Crop Protection Network reported that disease destroyed an astonishing 10.9% of all corn yields across the United States and Ontario, adding up to hundreds of millions of bushels and billions of dollars in losses. And the problem is only getting worse.

 

Between 2020 and 2021, two new diseases known as Southern Rust and Tar Spot rapidly expanded their reach across the state of Illinois, firmly establishing themselves as persistent threats to corn for the foreseeable future. Both of these are especially deadly to the corn crop, with Southern Rust regularly destroying 20-40 bu/ac and Tar Spot capable of a staggering 50-100 bu/ac. Finding effective ways to combat these diseases is now more important than ever.

 

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About IntelinAir, Inc.

IntelinAir, Inc., the automated crop intelligence company, leverages AI and machine learning to model crop performance and identify problems enabling commercial growers to make improved decisions. The company’s flagship product, AGMRI® aggregates and analyzes data including high resolution aerial, satellite, and drone imagery, equipment, weather, scouting, and more to deliver actionable Smart Alerts on specific problems in areas of fields as push notifications to farmers’ smartphones. The proactive alerts on operational issues allow farmers to intervene, rescue yield, capture learnings for the next season, and identify conservation opportunities for sustainable farming. Annually IntelinAir analyzes millions of acres of farmland, helping growers make thousands of decisions for improved operations and profitability. For more information, follow IntelinAir on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and visit https://www.intelinair.com/.

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