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Agrisync Adds Features To Deliver Next Level Support, Service

AgriSync has updated its collaboration and service management tool so that professional ag advisers can see, solve, and track farmers’ issues remotely with a...

Dronedeploy And Partners To Provide Accurate Crop Health Analysis

DroneDeploy has released new capabilities to help farmers perform more accurate plant health analysis and process high-quality maps during every stage of crop growth. Farmers...

More Than Robotics Is Needed To Solve Farm Labour Shortage

Even before President Trump got the opportunity to enact the aggressive immigration crackdown he promised in his campaign, farmers were talking about leaving crops...

‘Drones, Solar Technology, Panacea To Health, Agriculture Sectors Challenges’

A group of panellists comprising experts in drone and solar technologies, bureaucrats and academia have suggested different ways in which adoption of twin frontier...

Smart Interventions To Transform Agriculture Sector

Ethiopia - Integrating various agricultural inputs, implementing ecology based selective farming and adapting modern technologies are the major tools in facilitating the agriculture sector...

Tanzania: Sido Produces Coffee Processing Machines

Dar es Salaam — Small Industries Development Organisation (Sido) has started producing machines for coffee preprocessing. Each machine can process 300 kilos of coffee per...

Unparalleled Access To Agriculture Data For Stakeholders

A representative of Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Mr. Patrick David, has said that the AMIS CAPI system which cost...

Hello Tractor Can Drive Agric Mechanization On The Continent

For small-scale farmers in Nigeria, especially in the northern parts of the country, getting tractors to use on their farmlands to boost their yield...

Africa Still Hesitant To Adapt Agro Biotech

Lack of funding, loss of trained technical expertise, slow development of the biotechnology sector, lack of political will and the issue of public acceptance...

Uganda’s Secret GMO Research Exposed

Kampala — Barbara Ntambirweki, a research fellow with Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE) is preparing for a bit fight - against introduction...

Solidaridad Harps On Yield Intensification Technology To Boost Palm Oil Production

Against the backdrop of the fluctuating price of crude palm oil, there is urgent need to adopt Best Management Practice (BMP) at farm level...

Smart Farming And Technology Must Be Embraced To Feed The World,...

A report has highlighted how 'smart farming' and technological advances can be embraced in order to support the growing human population, new research has...

FCTA Drums Support For Seed Improvement, Large Scale Production

The Department of Science and Technology of the Education Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has reiterated that their research in seed...

New Global Data Tool On Agricultural Policies Provides Insight Into Policy...

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) reported today the launch of the Ag-Incentives Consortium site, an easy to understand online database encouraged by...

Monsanto Drops Proposed Deal To Sell Planting Division To John Deere

Reuters is reporting that Monsanto has scrapped a proposed deal to sell its Precision Planting farm equipment division to Deere & Co (John Deere),...

Group Launches Solar Power Dryer To Cut Post Harvest Losses

A group, Developmental Association for Renewable Energy in Nigeria (DARE), has inaugurated a solar powered dryer panel to overcome post-harvest losses. The panel was inaugurated...

Fed Government To Encourage Private Sector-Driven Mechanised Farming

• U.S. asks Nigeria to take charge of its forests Amid concern of looming food crisis in the North-East, the Federal Government is to promote...

Using Real-Time Satellite Data To Track Water Productivity In Agriculture

New FAO tool offers water-scarce countries and river basins a way to boost productivity 20 April 2017, Rome - Measuring how efficiently water is used...

Purdue Team Creates Vehicle For Farmers In Nigeria

Students have developed a project to help farmers in remote areas of Nigeria. The project, which has developed into a startup called Mobile Agriculture Power...

‘Nigerian Farmers Are Technology Illiterate’

— Agri-Tech, way forward for Nigeria, declares Borofice The declining oil revenue means that Nigeria desperately needs to diversify into other promising sectors. Sectors the...

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