Archive: 01/02/2018

 

Mobile app to help pastoralists find pasture is here

The Afriscout App, launched on 1 February 2018,  provides pastoralists with satellite maps showing the density of vegetation and availability of water in fields. A great example of how indigenous knowledge and modern tech can complement each other... Read more about 'Mobile app to help pastoralists find pasture is here'...


Which carbon emissions calculator to use?

Agri-supply chains are increasingly required to measure the carbon footprint of their products. This article written by Blue North, provides some guidelines on selecting the correct carbon footprint calculator for your products, region and business... Read more about 'Which carbon emissions calculator to use?'...


The Growing Impact of Hyperspectral Imagery on AgriFood Tech

With increased developments of hyperspectral imagery it is poised to have a big impact on industries including agriculture and food. In the agriculture and food sectors, hyperspectral imagery is used to measure among other temperatures, moisture,... Read more about 'The Growing Impact of Hyperspectral Imagery on AgriFood Tech'...


Crop Spraying Drone Software Skyx Raises Seed Round

The Isreal drone company, Skyx has received funding to commercialise software which will enable crop spraying to be done with a fleet of drones controlled by one operator. Read more about the development... Read more about 'Crop Spraying Drone Software Skyx Raises Seed Round'...