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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Strawberry season begins at Batey Farms in Murfreesboro | WKRN News 2

Strawberry season begins at Batey Farms in Murfreesboro | WKRN News 2: Strawberry season is underway at Batey Farms in Murfreesboro.

The strawberry field is located at 3250 Wilkinson Pike, directly across from the Embassy Suites conference center.

The farm welcomes visitors to pick berries through mid-June.

More women taking charge of Wisconsin farms

More women taking charge of Wisconsin farms: This Mother’s Day, celebrate the women championing Wisconsin family farms when traveling. We women in agriculture are increasing in number: In Wisconsin, the number of women-owned farms increased over 25 percent during the last 15 years, according to the Census of Agriculture.

DJI, PrecisionHawk partner on UAV remote sensing for agriculture : GPS World

DJI, PrecisionHawk partner on UAV remote sensing for agriculture : GPS World: PrecisionHawk and DJI announced during the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s Xponential show an exclusive partnership for the agriculture market with a complete agricultural analytics solution. The solution links DJI’s drone hardware to PrecisionHawk’s drone software platform, DataMapper.

“Farmers need real-time information about their crops, their fields and their harvests, and DJI and PrecisionHawk are working together to give them what they need,” said Michael Perry, DJI’s Director of Strategic Partnerships. “We are excited to make collecting and analyzing aerial data easier and more cost-effective than ever, because putting this technology within reach of working farmers will help them as well as everyone who relies on the crops they produce.”

Hottest Real Estate Markets Across U.S.? Go West, Homebuyer - TheStreet

Hottest Real Estate Markets Across U.S.? Go West, Homebuyer - TheStreet: The data tells the tale, with April's home sales up 7% compared to 2015, according to Realtor.com

"For sale" homes are moving faster, too. Realtor.com says that houses are lasting on the market, on average, for 68 days - that's five days faster than in April 2015, and six days faster than March 2016. Median-home prices are up, as well, with homes listing for $245,500, 9% higher than last year and 2% higher than the previous�month.

Future for New Orleans economy, real estate focus of UNO conference | NOLA.com

Future for New Orleans economy, real estate focus of UNO conference | NOLA.com: The future of the�New Orleans economy and real estate market will be the focus of a conference at University of New Orleans on Friday�(May 6).

The annual Dr. Ivan Miestchovich Economic Outlook & Real Estate Forecast Seminar�will include experts talking about�overall economic growth, hotel developments and trends in commercial and residential real estate.

The conference will be held at UNO's University Center in the Sen. Ted Hickey Ballroom from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Kansas wheat tour results are coming in higher than last year on several tour routes. They are finding stripe rust is some areas but are pointing to big yields because of the April rains across the state.

Ag attach� says Australian wheat production in 2016/17 is forecast at 24 million MT, around the same level as the previous year.