Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Soil Management in agriculture

What is soil management? Soil is one of the main fundaments of food production. Soil management is the application of all actions taken to protect and enhance soil fertility. Proper soil management includes soil conservation and achieving optimal soil fertility and soil health. Organic farming in particular stresses optimal soil management. It uses soil health as its main source of its fertilization and pest control.

Soil database platform offers solution on soil pollution

To help the agricultural sector of Turkey, the Food and Agriculture Organization extends its help by launching the SoilSTAT, a soil database platform. Furthermore, it...

Phytosanitary projects pave way to reduce impact on soil health

Phytosanitary projects conducted in European agricultural crops proven its wide effect on the improvement of agricultural production. However, research also says that this impacted...

Agricultural Innovation Platform Introduced in African Countries

Countries and other parts of Africa will participate in the discussion of national agricultural innovation platform (IP) to address issues in the agricultural sector. The...

All You Need To Know About Scalable Soil Microbiome Test

A San Francisco Bay-based startup company aims to use its tools on artificial intelligence to help farmers improve their crop yields while reducing the production...

Scientist develops organic fertilizer for land restoration

A scientist from Kazakhstan introduces the newest innovation of organic fertilizer to use against land degradation. Commonly known as Bio-meliorant, this fertilizer aims to restore...

IAEA provides gamma detectors to combat soil erosion in Egypt, Senegal

The International Atomic Energy Agency has provided Egypt and Senegal with two gamma spectroscopy detectors to combat soil erosion. Moreover, it can assess arid...

Growers in pilot project to test measurement of soil health through...

Growers can now observe their soil health every 15 minutes Teralytic, a soil sensor technology company, incorporates the Semtech LoRaWAN chips to build a sensor...

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 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...
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