Monday , 26 June 2017

Dangote sees agriculture as having biggest growth potential

Dangote sees agriculture as having biggest growth potential

Nigerian conglomerate Dangote is set to increase the amount of land it cultivates as it seeks to become more self-reliant and vertically integrated. The move meets the aspirations ...

Read More »
Brexit – what does it mean for agriculture and global markets?

Brexit – what does it mean for agriculture and global markets?

Does the UK's vote to leave the European Union present disaster or opportunity? Commentators worldwide, from Chicago to Pretoria, give their thoughts on Brexit, and what it means ...

Read More »
Drought to Cost Agriculture $1.84B in 2015: Study

Drought to Cost Agriculture $1.84B in 2015: Study

alifornia drought will cost state agriculture $1.84 billion in 2015, researchers estimated in a study Tuesday from the University of California at Davis. The biggest chunk of that ...

Read More »
Genetically modified seeds are changing agriculture

Genetically modified seeds are changing agriculture

In a wide, brown field, Bret Davis opens a pocketknife with a click, kneels down and scrapes through a furrow of dirt. He uncovers a purple corn seed. He measures about six inches ...

Read More »
Monsanto head argues future of agriculture will solve global food supply concern

Monsanto head argues future of agriculture will solve global food supply concern

Although the world’s population is increasing rapidly, the executive vice president and chief technology officer of Monsanto says feeding the people of the future won’t be a probl ...

Read More »
Space profits

Space profits

According to the agriculture market research provided by Ernst & Young, one third of Russian respondents put efficiency improvements on the second place of  their hierarchy of ...

Read More »
Capitalizing on the cloud: Wireless connectivity in agriculture will make big gains in 2013

Capitalizing on the cloud: Wireless connectivity in agriculture will make big gains in 2013

Cloud-based computing in precision agriculture took a huge leap forward in 2012 and is likely to make another big gain in 2013. In the past 12 months, options for using “the cloud ...

Read More »
scroll to top