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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 innovation in rice farming.In fact, the program "Balik Binhi" will launch the RC 222, RC 160, and RC 216 rice varieties. These varieties can produce a maximum yield of 10 tons per hectare with 107 maturity...

Improvements in sugar beet industry

Sugar beet consulting by Company-Improve.Offer € 1800,-- | 3 days for preparation, quick scan, reporting, and excl travel cost. Latest analysis for a sugar company in September 2018 addressed 1.5 million euro savings per year! Worldwide improvements in sugar beet seed issues and varieties, beet cultivation, sugar beet logistics, solutions for sugar factory lime; lower costs and more.Company-Improve is...
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 triple-helix approach in innovation model in the sector. Also, the event includes the voices of farmers, government officials, and agricultural experts.Through the triple-helix approach in innovation, it would help in ensuring the economic development in...
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...
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...
LED growing lights as lighting lamps

Lighting lamps of LED Grow provide benefits in vertical farming

Lighting lamps are often used to grow crops in a horticulture environment. Through this, HID, HM, and Fluorescent are good companions. However, as the...
smart farming innovations

Smart farming innovations to showcase in GFIA In Focus

To showcase the different innovations in precision and smart farming, a two-day event will be held in Brisbane, Queensland. The Global Forum for Innovations...
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...
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...
genetically engineered cold-resistant crops

Cold-resistant crops possible through genetic engineering, study shows

The University of Illinois introduced a new study on the approach of genetically engineered cold-resistant crops. Also, the said study shows the process that...
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...
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DIGITAL FARMING

genetically engineered cold-resistant crops

Cold-resistant crops possible through genetic engineering, study shows

The University of Illinois introduced a new study on the approach of genetically engineered cold-resistant crops. Also, the said study shows the process that...
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...

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Improvements in sugar beet industry

Sugar beet consulting by Company-Improve.Offer € 1800,-- | 3 days for preparation, quick scan, reporting, and excl travel cost. Latest analysis for a sugar...

ORGANIC FARMING

organic farming methods

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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