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Fruitlook Helps Drought Stricken Cape Farmers To Save Water

Data from Fruitlook online platform is helping Western Cape farmers to increase water use efficiency in agriculture. Drought stricken Cape farmers have managed to improve their water usage by 10% with the help of Fruitlook online service, says the Western Cape Department of Agriculture.

Prospects Of Biotechnology Development In Nigeria In 2018

2017 marked an eventful year for the nation’s nascent biotechnology development. Nigeria officially signed the biosafety bill into law in 2015, making it eligible...

Put Daily Rainfall Observations Into A Nationwide Database

Put Daily Rainfall Observations Into A Nationwide Database, Do you check your rain gauge every day? Then here’s a feel-good job for you: Be...

How Nigeria, Others, Will Benefit From Microsoft’s $50m For Climate Change

Following the commitment of search giant, Microsoft, to commit $50million to the fight against climate change, benefits accruable to Nigeria, and other parts of...

2018 Predictions For The Drone Industry

As we look ahead to 2018, Ivan Tolchinsky, CEO of Atlas Dynamics, a young aerospace company providing autonomous and semiautonomous professional drone solutions, gives...

3 Obstacles Ahead For Autonomous Farm Equipment

Until we overcomes the three main obstacles below, fully autonomous tech won’t go prime time. 1. Technology isn’t quite ready. “Auto steer relies only on...

Nigerian Agritech Firm Farmcrowdy Launches Mobile App

Farmcrowdy, Nigeria’s first and leading digital agriculture platform has introduced a new category of funding small scale farming in Africa by allowing Nigerians to...

Coy Showcases New Bird Defeathering Machine

A machine that can help remove feathers from slaughtered birds was showcased yesterday at the ongoing Poultry Show in Abeokuta. The new poultry technology...

OCP Launches Mobile Lab Training For 10, 000 Kaduna Farmers

OCP Africa has commenced training of 10,000 smallholding farmers in 12 pilot local government areas of Kaduna State in soil analysis opportunities and soil...

Katsina Rural Dev’t Agency Fabricates Power Tiller Machine

The Katsina State Agric and Rural Development Authority (KTARDA) has produced a hand-held power tiller machine for harrowing, ploughing and cultivation of farmlands. The new...

Chafer Adds Updates To Trailed Sprayer Line-up

Sprayer specialist Chafer has upgraded to its range of trailed Sentry and Guardian sprayers with a new plumbing system and improved boom suspension. Available in...

U.S. Borax Launches Mobile Crop Guide

U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, has launched a mobile crop guide to help agronomists, growers and researchers identify and treat boron deficiency in...

China Develops Smart Pesticide

Chinese scientists have developed a smart pesticide that, once in the soil, is controllable and recyclable. A team led by Wu Zhengyan, professor with the...

New Robot Autonomously Measures Crop Traits

Investors and executives in the agricultural industry got a first look at TerraSentia, a new-to-the-market agricultural robot that autonomously measures crop traits, developed at...

NBMA Reiterates Commitment To Best Practices

As part of efforts to improve capacity of its staff to regulate the application of modern biotechnology in the country, the National Biosafety Management...