101 agri leaders on being 101 days into lockdown
by Team Food For Mzansi on July 5, 2020 at 8:06 am
Congratulations, South Africa. If you’re reading this, you’ve made it to day 101 of our unprecedented covid-19 lockdown. This is the stuff ...Many efforts were put into mitigating the threat of climate change in agriculture. Now, agriculture also had to ...
Distributed mini-farms & carbon-neutral eggs: The next phase of Black Soldier Fly farming
by Richard Martyn-Hemphill on July 2, 2020 at 4:37 pm
Last summer at a research lab on the outskirts of Cambridge, UK, I nervously rolled up my sleeve and tucked my hand deep into a tray of ...Black Soldier Hoppers, and Hargol masters their production. What’s bugging you about insect production? Send tips to [email protected]
AI Being Applied in Agriculture to Help Grow Food, Support New Methods
on July 1, 2020 at 9:30 pm
AI is being applied to many areas of agriculture, including vertical farming, where crops are grown vertically-stacked in a controlled ...the planet while preserving our natural resources and positioning agriculture as a solution for climate change.” Read the...
Unlocking Africa's agribusiness potential with platform thinking
by Louis van Ravesteyn on July 1, 2020 at 12:33 pm
The African continent is home to what is considered a huge growth opportunity - agriculture. With 65% of the world's available uncultivated...efforts. Agritech solutions, for example, are transforming traditional farming practices and there are now more than 350 active
Farmer survey encourages Syngenta to commit $2bn to sustainable ag by 2025 & two tech breakthroughs each year
by Lauren Stine on June 30, 2020 at 7:43 pm
Major seed and ag chemicals provider Syngenta is adding another initiative to the ongoing list of corporate sustainability commitments ...AgriFoodTech The press release lacked details about Syngenta’s commitment to advance two “technology breakthroughs” each...