Thursday, February 22, 2018

Sensors helping farmers to avoid water and nitrogen over-use

Arable farming can be challenging and getting the balance right between the chemicals the crops need to thrive while minimizing the impact on the...

Afghanistan adopts Nigeria’s agriculture e-wallet technology

The Ministry of agriculture irrigation and livestock in Afghanistan has engaged Messer Cellulant Nigeria, an indigenous mobile commerce company to begin the process of...

From farm to Tablet? How technology can help agriculture

Agriculture has been at the core of the evolution of human civilization, thriving alongside humanity. However, despite its crucial role, the agricultural industry has...

Exploring agricultural drones: The future of farming is precision agriculture, mapping,...

Agricultural drone technology has been improving in the last few years, and the benefits of drones in agriculture are becoming more apparent to farmers....

Making High-Tech, Low-Cost Farming a Reality

Researchers hope to bring technology to small farms in developing countries, say reporters on the Learning English website. Ranveer Chandra grew up in India and now works...

Forbes AgTech Summit showcases innovations

The 2017 Forbes AgTech Summit drew experts from around the world interested in how technology could be used to make farming more productive. “Coming out...

The prize-winning technology helping Ghana’s farmers to grow

Agyei Douglas is a farmer who grows vegetables near Kumasi in Ghana’s central Ashanti region. He used to struggle to access markets and capital. The...

Can agri-based start-ups transform the rural economy?

Earlier this year, two India-based agri-technology (AgTech) start-ups hit the headlines for raising millions in funding from private equity firms. AgroStar, which provides agricultural...

Snap app will help farmers practice precision agriculture

Engineering students at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee have developed a mobile app that can help farmers practice precision agriculture, particularly in application of...

JNAU farms linked with GPS monitoring system

Initiating a step forward towards digitalisation in agriculture system the Jawaharlal Nehru Agriculture University (JNAU) has linked all its farms with the Global Positioning...

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