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agricultural innovation from different universities

Agricultural innovation features farm development in Kenya

Nairobi, the capital city in Kenya, hosted the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) to show the different agricultural innovation from different universities. Bean varieties from Egerton University that are rich in quality, mature faster, yield more and can survive under environmental conditions. Also, JKuat presented the nine new varieties of super vegetables that are rich in...
GMO variety of sugar beet

Sugar beet GMO variety brings benefits to growers in Alberta

When GMO variety of sugar beet was introduced in Southern Alberta, growers never looked back for traditional methods again. In particular, growers embraced the glyphosate-tolerant varieties of sugar beet that led them to a lot more benefits. Below is the list of the benefits of GMO sugar beet: Reduces the impact of crops on the environment. Make crop management more...
assistance for smallholder farmers

Smallholder farmers benefit from first soil-to-shelf agtech company

Fairtrasa and eKutir Agriculture companies merged mission to create a venture that will help smallholder farmers against poverty and food security. Blooom, created through combined development expertise and latest technology, paves the way to be the first global soil-to-shelf Agtech company. Moreover, its application will enable smallholder farmers to have access to crop management, weather conditions, and the market. Lastly, it...
drip irrigation system

Israel’s irrigation system offers assistance to Ghana’s cocoa sector

The trickle irrigation, a type of drip irrigation system in Israel, is set to assist Ghana's cocoa sector. For this purpose, the Israel government held an Agrostudies apprenticeship program for 50 students in Ghana. The program tackles the advantages of drip irrigation system in the cocoa sector during the dry season. Also, the said system also decreases the emission of greenhouse gases...
benefits of seed saving

Benefits of seed saving technology, innovation to growers

Seed saving is one of the things that benefit growers. Therefore, seed companies incorporate the latest technologies and innovation to make it more profitable. Below listed are the things that we must keep in mind when saving seeds: Use seed technologies that have immunity against pests. Improve the yields of crops through weed priming. Cultivate crops that save labor costs. ...
artificial intelligence to provide plants condition

AI allows growers to consult plants condition

Autogrow, an agtech company in Auckland, develops a tool that would allow human to talk about plants condition. With the goal of making indoor farming more profitable for growers and indoor farmers, Multigrow was born. Moreover, Multigrow is a flexible system that can monitor climate, control, fertigation, dosing, batching and irrigation. Furthermore, about 40 trillion data points are studied each day...
ensuring the development of poultry products

Poultry products development, a priority of Evonik Industries

Evonik Industries, a Germany-based chemical company, closed a partnership with OPTIfarm Ltd., a precision livestock startup company in the United Kingdom, to improve the...
breeding technology offers possibility to animal and plant breeding

Breeding technology gives plant, cattle breeders extra possibilities

Keygene, a company in the United States that offers molecular genetics research and development to improve food, develops a technology called SNPSelect. As that...
reegenerative agriculture for smallholder farmers

Regenerative agriculture to smallholder farms

An agronomist from Minnesota plans to introduce a poultry-powered and planet-cooling regenerative agriculture to smallholder farmers in the United States. In particular, the Tree-Range™...
drip irrigation system

Israel’s irrigation system offers assistance to Ghana’s cocoa sector

The trickle irrigation, a type of drip irrigation system in Israel, is set to assist Ghana's cocoa sector. For this purpose, the Israel government held an...
benefits of seed saving

Benefits of seed saving technology, innovation to growers

Seed saving is one of the things that benefit growers. Therefore, seed companies incorporate the latest technologies and innovation to make it more profitable. Below...
breeding technology offers possibility to animal and plant breeding

Breeding technology gives plant, cattle breeders extra possibilities

Keygene, a company in the United States that offers molecular genetics research and development to improve food, develops a technology called SNPSelect. As that...
inbred rice varieties

Three rice varieties to innovate rice farming

As the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) developed three inbred varieties of rice, Negros Occidental is set to be the first province to welcome...
triple-helix approach

Triple-helix approach in innovation ensures farm development

Industry. Research. Government. As the Agri-Tech East held its fifth annual REAP conference in Cambridge, the goal is to bridge the three to build a...
agricultural innovation from different universities

Agricultural innovation features farm development in Kenya

Nairobi, the capital city in Kenya, hosted the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) to show the different agricultural innovation from...
farmers suffer from water shortage

Farmers in Kenya experience water shortage

Farmers in Kenya continue to suffer from water shortage. From the preparation of land to the installation of water harvesting equipment, farmers apply all...
farmers advised on soil aeration

Soil aeration advised on Irish farmers

Farmers in Ireland are advised to assess farm soil first before aeration as increasing temperature caused dry and cracked soils. Soil assessing of soil structure...
crop residue to improve fertility of soil

Crop residue improves soil fertility in India

The burning of crop residue from paddy fields causes air pollution. However, farmers from Punjab and Haryana are using stubble to increase the fertility...
ensuring the development of poultry products

Poultry products development, a priority of Evonik Industries

Evonik Industries, a Germany-based chemical company, closed a partnership with OPTIfarm Ltd., a precision livestock startup company in the United Kingdom, to improve the...
inbred rice varieties

Three rice varieties to innovate rice farming

As the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) developed three inbred varieties of rice, Negros Occidental is set to be the first province to welcome...
benefits of seed saving

Benefits of seed saving technology, innovation to growers

Seed saving is one of the things that benefit growers. Therefore, seed companies incorporate the latest technologies and innovation to make it more profitable. Below...
GMO variety of sugar beet

Sugar beet GMO variety brings benefits to growers in Alberta

When GMO variety of sugar beet was introduced in Southern Alberta, growers never looked back for traditional methods again. In particular, growers embraced the glyphosate-tolerant...
assistance for smallholder farmers

Smallholder farmers benefit from first soil-to-shelf agtech company

Fairtrasa and eKutir Agriculture companies merged mission to create a venture that will help smallholder farmers against poverty and food security. Blooom, created through combined...
artificial intelligence to provide plants condition

AI allows growers to consult plants condition

Autogrow, an agtech company in Auckland, develops a tool that would allow human to talk about plants condition. With the goal of making indoor...
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DIGITAL FARMING

assistance for smallholder farmers

Smallholder farmers benefit from first soil-to-shelf agtech company

Fairtrasa and eKutir Agriculture companies merged mission to create a venture that will help smallholder farmers against poverty and food security. Blooom, created through combined...
artificial intelligence to provide plants condition

AI allows growers to consult plants condition

Autogrow, an agtech company in Auckland, develops a tool that would allow human to talk about plants condition. With the goal of making indoor...

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ORGANIC FARMING

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Philippines boosts organic farming methods

Farmers, stakeholder, and extension workers attend the 3rd Organic Agriculture Congress in the region of the Philippines. Furthermore, the benefits of organic farming in...
appretinceship program

Wisconsin’s apprenticeship program offers organic agriculture training for farmers

The Organic Vegetable Farm Manager Registered Apprenticeship program in Wisconsin, a state in the United States, aims to educate starting farmers on organic agriculture...
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