Knowledge Base: Farming


Biopesticides in agriculture… and other practices

July 5, 2024

What if we told you that sunflower seeds you buy were sprayed with 9 active ingredients in pesticides? What if we told you this wouldn't have been necessary?

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Gluten-Free Farming: A Tale of Vision and Innovation

June 28, 2024

LoginEKO's moves into gluten-free farming tapping into rising consumer trends for a healthier market niche.

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Organic crop storage – the fight continues

June 11, 2024

Combining cooling with some innovative methods is what makes our silos sustainable.

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Optimizing Crop Treatment: A Comprehensive Scouting Protocol

June 5, 2024

Our scouting protocol is underpinned by observation and evaluation required for effective organic agricultural practices.

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Growing Degree Days: What is it and why it matters in sustainable farming

May 23, 2024

Understanding Growing Degree Days helps us in planning operations, and disease prediction.

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Assessing green manure impact on wheat productivity through Bayesian analysis of yield monitor data

April 24, 2024

Agronomy research traditionally relies on small, controlled trial plots, which may not accurately represent the complexities and variabilities found in larger, real-world settings.

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Full Traceability & Transparency: Myth or Reality?

April 18, 2024

Our data-driven approach to traceability enables comprehensive data collection at every step of the production process.

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Green manure at LoginEKO farm

Frontiers Journal publishes LoginEKO research on green manure

April 16, 2024

Using yield monitoring technology, researchers at LoginEKO gained insights into how green manure influences wheat yields in real-world agricultural environments.

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Climate change and agriculture: a problem, and a solution

April 12, 2024

Farming is a part of the problem and a part of the solution when it comes to adapting and mitigating climate change.

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Development of Crop Rotation at LoginEKO

April 5, 2024

Having started with simple 3-year crop rotations, we are now researching comprehensive, sustainable rotations, potentially featuring gluten-free grains.

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What is crop rotation and why we need it?

March 6, 2024

Multi-year crop rotation is key to creating a sustainable and thriving agricultural landscape, and one of our key priorities.

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Green Manure, Legumes, & Crop Rotations: Sustainable Insights

February 23, 2024

Through our sustainable and livestock-free farming methods, we’ve gained valuable insights into utilizing various crops for green manure, as well as the use of legumes in multi-year crop rotation.

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How Screening Trials Helped Us Find the Best Wheat Varieties

January 12, 2024

Spoiler alert: Not all wheat varieties are great for organic conditions

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Varietal Screening Can Help Fight Yellow Stripe Rust Disease

January 8, 2024

Yellow stripe rust can kill all your wheat. Luckily, some wheat varieties are more tolerant than others. And we know which ones.

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Variety Trials: Which Crop Variety Grows Best?

December 27, 2023

Explore how we're selecting crop varieties that successfully grow in organic cultivation practices.

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LoginEKO Technology in Organic Crop Production

December 21, 2023

LoginEKO’s fields tell a tale of organic farming using our own smart software.

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Presenting: GrainBrain

December 19, 2023

We spotted an opportunity to blend farming with the latest tech. And we did something about it. Soon to be available for free!

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Harvesting Flax: A Winter Crop Boosting Health and Nutrition

December 14, 2023

We’re leveraging the power of a 5,000 year-old superfood to enhance sustainable farming practices.

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Closing the Research Gaps in Sustainable Farming

December 4, 2023

Our approach is grounded in two key principles that form the foundation of our research methodology: bibliometric research and statistically designed trials.

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LoginEKO’s Advanced Agriculture Chatbot: Bridging Agriculture and AI

October 31, 2023

Our Advanced Chatbot is an AI tool that is transforming our approach to farming and helping to optimize processes and promote sustainable practices.

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Ground Moving for Crop Yield Maximization

October 23, 2023

Check out our unique approach to combating water buildup on fields. Unlike traditional methods that flatten terrain and disrupt soil ecosystems, we prioritize preserving the natural landscape and its microorganisms.

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Close-up sunflower shot in blossoming time with the bee in the center.

Our Yield: Naturland Standard – New Horizons in Organic Farming

October 2, 2023

We are thrilled to announce that LoginEKO has achieved certification according to the rigorous Naturland standard, and has become a full member of this farmers’ association.

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John Deer tractor on the big field covered with soil. Photo taken by drone from the air from high altitude.

‘Ground Moving’ as a Method of Flood Prevention in Your Fields

September 28, 2023

Have you ever considered ‘ground moving’ to prevent flooding in your fields? We did, and we share what we’ve learnt.

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Exploring Biodynamic Product Innovations

September 18, 2023

Explore biodynamic product innovations and discover how they nurture soil and plants. Join us as we refine preservation methods, enhance packaging, and initiate preparation tests.

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Future of Precision Agriculture: Analyzing Crop Growth with Drone 3D Models

September 4, 2023

The fusion of drone technology and data analysis has led to significant advancements in precision agriculture to transform the way we monitor, analyze, and optimize crop growth.

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The Green Nitrometer: Data-driven Approach to Nitrogen Management

August 31, 2023

The Green Nitrometer provides valuable insights into soil management, nitrogen dynamics, and crop rotation and is used to explore the delicate balance of organic farming.

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Unleashing the Potential of Peas as Green Manure

August 28, 2023

The utilization of peas as green manure is offering a way to enrich soil, boost crop yields, effectively compete with weeds, and thus promote sustainable farming methods.

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Harnessing Rye’s Unique Traits in Sustainable Farming

August 23, 2023

Explore rye's unique qualities for effective weed management.

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Elevating Harvesting Standards: Our Commitment to Sustainable and Organic Crop Production

August 22, 2023

At the center of our commitment to both quality and sustainability lies a unique approach that sets us apart from the rest. We take pride in sharing our methods, which prioritize your well-being and the environment.

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Protecting Organic Crops: Our Comprehensive Approach to Contamination Prevention

August 18, 2023

Protecting organic crops from contamination is our top priority. Learn how our Risk Rating Plots plan safeguards your produce.

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Pioneering Change in Agriculture: The Evolution of Wheat Ear Detection Through AI

August 17, 2023

Discover the promising application of AI in wheat stand counting as our colleague, Marko Djordjević, explores Wheat Ear Detection through AI. This presents a potential solution to replace the manual process and provide increased efficiency.

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Harnessing Buffer Zones for Enhanced Organic Production and Biodiversity

August 16, 2023

At LoginEKO, an initiative is taking root, and transforming the landscape of organic production through the strategic implementation of buffer zones.

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Innovative Farming Technique: Stripcropping for a Greener Future

August 11, 2023

Join us in Sanad as we introduce stripcropping: a new approach to farming for healthier crops and a greener future.

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Legumes Cultivation Can Improve High and Stable Grain Yields

August 2, 2023

Did you know that legumes release 5–7 times fewer greenhouse gas emissions per unit area compared to other crops? And this is not their only benefit.

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Transforming Agriculture: Sustainable Intercropping Wheat Trial Yields High-Quality Food

July 31, 2023

Explore the progress of our field trial of intercropping wheat with perennial legumes aimed at ensuring sustainable, organic, and animal-free nitrogen for the next crop.

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Harmonizing Sustainability and Profitability: The Significance of Malting Barley in Crop Rotation

July 27, 2023

Explore how barley contributes to organic farming, weed control, nitrogen management, disease prevention, and nutrient cycling. Learn how strategic crop sequencing enhances efficiency and reduces external inputs.

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From Field to Table: The Success of Organic Oat Harvesting and Storage

July 19, 2023

Join our organic oat harvest to see how we have achieved impressive results by utilizing green fertilization and implementing organic storage methods.

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Celebrating Harvest Season with Our Distinctive Approach to Harvesting

July 14, 2023

We concluded the first part of our harvest season with a yield of 3,557 tons of cereals on our sustainable farm. Watch the video showcasing the organic wheat harvest and learn how our unique approach to harvesting improves soil fertility and land structure.

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Sunflower Stand Count

July 6, 2023

Stand count technology revolutionizes agricultural practices by accurately determining plant numbers, evaluating seed quality, and aiding in proactive planning. At LoginEKO, agronomists benefit from automated stand count analysis, enabling informed assessments for seed cultivation, disease prevention, and yield prediction.

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Mapping the Scientific Terrain of Organic Plant Breeding: A Bibliometric Exploration

July 5, 2023

LoginEKO conducted a bibliometric study to provide invaluable insights to the scientific community dedicated to organic plant breeding. Read what we’ve found out.

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Simplifying Data Recording for Tractorists with Optical Character Recognition

July 4, 2023

Curious about how large-scale farms automate processes and track key values for tractorists and farm workers? Learn more about our new feature in the Work Orders mobile app, designed to efficiently collect data.

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Marieke’s Internship at LoginEKO: A Journey of Learning and Collaboration

July 3, 2023

Discover Marieke Smit's, 6-week internship experience at LoginEKO, where theory meets practice, and cultural encounters turned into valuable insights. From hands-on farming adventures to sharing innovative ideas, Marieke's contributions left a lasting impact.

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Utilizing an improvised trench silo: collection and fermentation of alfalfa

June 27, 2023

Have you ever wondered what fertilizers are used in animal-free sustainable agriculture? Learn from our experience with alfalfa.

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Keeping bugs away from organically stored grain

June 26, 2023

Have you ever had problems with the bugs “visiting” your stored crops? We feel you. Read what solutions have we found.

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LoginEKO’s Experience with Optimal Seeding Rates for Cover Crops

June 22, 2023

Unlock the true potential of cover crops for soil health and sustainability. Learn from LoginEKO's experience and discover optimal seeding rates in our latest blog post.

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Keep Track of Field Operations via the Work Orders Mobile app for Farmers

June 21, 2023

Our latest addition of in-house software is the Work Orders mobile app, providing precise instructions and seamless data tracking for tractor drivers in the field - to optimize planning and execution processes.

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Harvest Season 2023: Kickoff with Organic Barley

June 16, 2023

We're excited to kick off Harvest Season 2023 with the collection of our organic barley (this link will take you to the field map in our Farming software, where you can access key data from the actual barley harvest), free from harmful chemicals.

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Introducing Our New Warehouse Software: Empowering Sustainable Organic Farming

June 8, 2023

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our latest innovation – a comprehensive warehouse management system.

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Visualizing the field can improve its maintenance – and profits

May 25, 2023

Does planning maintenance and improvement projects for your land give you a headache? Don’t worry. We’re developing a software solution much better than your usual painkiller.

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No bees, no buckwheat

May 19, 2023

On World Bee Day we have a story for you that ends almost without a harvest of buckwheat, because of bees. Do you want to know what happened?

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Harnessing ChatGPT and LangChain for Sustainable Agriculture

May 17, 2023

Do you think that AI, like ChatGPT, can change the way researchers approach scientific literature? Check what our colleague Niko Gamulin found out.

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Optimizing Weed Control in Sustainable Organic Farming

May 10, 2023

In sustainable organic farming, weed control plays a vital role in maintaining crop health and maximizing yield. We are dedicated to implementing innovative and eco-friendly practices to tackle weeds without relying on harmful pesticides. Join us as we explore the field operation of mechanical weed control and advanced techniques of data analysis.

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Enhancing Sustainability with Seeding Sunflowers into Cover Crop Peas

May 6, 2023

At our organic farm in Novi Kneževac, we are always eager to explore innovative techniques that promote sustainability and enhance our farming practices. In this video, we invite you to join us on an exciting sowing adventure as we plant sunflowers into a pea cover crop.

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Green Manure Soil Nourishment for Sustainable Farming: Alfalfa Silage

May 4, 2023

In the pursuit of sustainable agriculture, we constantly explore innovative methods to promote soil health and fertility. Green manure practices, such as the utilization of alfalfa silage, has a role in enriching the soil with essential nutrients for subsequent crop growth.

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How Do We Improve Soil Fertility with Green Manure Fertilizers?

April 19, 2023

Are you a farmer who is concerned about improving soil fertility? We have tested five scenarios using green manure as a method of soil improvement. Here's what we’ve learned.

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Why are organic fertilizers so important?

April 11, 2023

Drastic price increases for mineral fertilizers reinforced the importance of nitrogen alternatives for agricultural production. Luckily, alternatives exist.

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How Can Agriculture Improve the Air We Breathe Instead of Polluting It?

March 3, 2023

Agriculture is a significant contributor to climate change all over the world, but it can also do the opposite. Read how.

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Drones are Here to Stay in Farming

February 22, 2023

Would you associate drones with farming? Probably not right away. But they’ve become indispensable especially in ‘precision agriculture.’ If you can’t imagine how, read on.

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How Do Buffer Zones Protect Organic Food?

January 30, 2023

Buffer zones safeguard soil by surrounding fields with areas of either non-growth or growth of crops for protection from contaminants.

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The hidden water pollutants

January 27, 2023

Food production also expanded through intensive use of pesticides. Now only 1 in 10 Americans don’t have pesticides in their body. At LoginEKO, we are developing on-farm practices that help prevent pollution.

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Only Healthy Soils Can Provide Healthy Food

January 24, 2023

Are you prepared to give up strawberries because they can contain the highest levels of pesticides? There’s a way to avoid this scenario.

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The role and significance of vegetable fertilization in soil preservation

January 16, 2023

One of the main priorities of LoginEKO is the development of the technology of using crops for green fertilization. Our colleagues scientifically explain how and why.

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You Reap What You’ve Spread

January 16, 2023

Instead of relying on large imports of synthetic fertilizers produced in an extremely unsustainable way, LoginEKO has been working overtime to develop green manure models for large-scale farmers.

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Picnics without Bugs? Be Careful What You Wish For!

January 12, 2023

How often were your picnics visited by wasps? Too often? Well, while having a wasp-free picnic is easier, it’s bad news for what we eat.

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The End of Food or the Beginning of Sustainable Agriculture?

January 11, 2023

We’ve started drafting a new deal with our planet – and it’s called ‘sustainable agriculture.’ You don’t believe it? Let us persuade you.

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Sustainable agriculture

May 30, 2021

According to the definition from 1990, sustainable agriculture is a concept based on human goals and an understanding of the long-term impact of human activities on the environment and thus on other species.

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Climate Change and Agriculture

Climate Change and Agriculture

March 10, 2021

Where was the food that we served to ourselves and our loved ones today produced, and where and how was it stored, processed, packaged, transported, and prepared?

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Soil Erosion - Threat To Sustained Soil-productivity

Soil Erosion

January 26, 2021

Erosion can be defined as the wearing away of the earth's surface by physical forces that may be natural (rain, running water, wind, ice, climate change, gravity, etc.) or anthropogenic in origin. These factors remove natural material from one location and relocate it to another.

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World of pesticides

December 8, 2020

Pesticides are substances or mixtures used for the purpose of preventing growth, controlling or destroying various organisms including some fungi, bacteria, plants, and also animals.

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