E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "crop farming"

Posts on the topic "crop farming"

  • Online forum on “The Role of ICTs in Sustainable Crop Production Intensification (SCPI) of horticulture crop based system”

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)’s Rural and Urban Crop and Mechanization Systems Team (AGPML) and the e-Agriculture Team, (OPC) are glad to announce the upcoming online ‘forum’ discussion themed, “ The Role of ICTs in Sustainable Crop Production Intensification (SCPI) of horticulture crop based system ”. This forum on ICTs in Sustainable Crop Production Intensification (SCPI) of horticulture crop based systems ( mainly on fruits, vegetables, roots and tubers ) is part of broader discussion that aims to present the ongoing evolution in Agriculture and...
  • 2017 EFITA WCCA Congress

    2017 EFITA WCCA Congress Date July 2nd - 6th, 2017 Location Montpellier Supagro school Description Many initiatives such as invited workshops and sessions and internal meetings come together within EFITA conference to make Montpellier the place to go in July when it comes to ICT for agri-food,...
  • Plantwise Knowledge bank, an open access website and app providing information on pest management

    The Plantwise Knowledge bank developed by CABI is an online and offline platform and app on plant health information and services. The website provides three different tools: search tool to identify pest problems, a search tool to find factsheets on pest problems, a map of pest distribution and a customized alert on pest news. The "Identify a Pest Problem" search tool invites you to select your location by country or region, then select a crop, and finally select the plant part affected. The results page shows the user a photo of the pest problem on one side and the symptoms on the other side...
  • A WhatsApp like app for the tech-savvy farmer

    KrishiSuchak is a WhatsApp-like app developed by Bangalore-based startup Nubesol Technologies to permit smallholders to message agricultural scientist to ask them for advice on their yields, thus eliminating spatial barriers between extension services. Farmers can send their queries either as text, a photo or a record of their voices to the extension officers. Farmers can now get advice via Krishi Shuchak from agronomists by sending only a picture of the damaged crop. The scientist then responds to the query by identifying the problem and then giving advice on the pests to use in order to...
  • Options for the use of drones in agriculture

    Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) have revolutionised how farming is done over the years. In Africa, in particular, technology has improved the efficiency of data collection and monitoring and evaluation - especially through mobile technology and mobile apps. E-Agriculture has in past held global discussions in conjuction with W orldBank where experts from various fields and organisations around the world shared their experiences and discussed the ways in which they were using mobilephones, tables,application and software - to collect data in the field, and to perfom monitoring...