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WHAT IS SOIL ORGANIC CARBON?

WHAT IS SOIL ORGANIC CARBON?

Carbon is the most important chemical element in all living things in the universe. Unlike most elements, it can form several types of bonds to form different compounds that are necessary for survival. Besides being an essential building block of life, carbon is also...

PRECISION LIVESTOCK FARMING AND DIGITALISATION

PRECISION LIVESTOCK FARMING AND DIGITALISATION

As people’s diet continues to change due to constantly growing financial possibilities, the worldwide demand for animal products, such as eggs, milk and meat, is anticipated to rise significantly in years ahead. Consequently, the number of animals is increasing while...

THINGS YOU CAN SELL AT A FARMERS’ MARKET BEYOND PRODUCE

THINGS YOU CAN SELL AT A FARMERS’ MARKET BEYOND PRODUCE

When farmers sell directly to consumers, they obtain higher returns; and these returns are not just monetary. In fact, selling directly to consumers allow producers and growers to make direct commutation with customers and build their further interest in your business...

PROFITABLE CASH CROP IDEAS FOR SMALL SCALE FARMERS

PROFITABLE CASH CROP IDEAS FOR SMALL SCALE FARMERS

On a given day in the life of a farmer, there are multiple aspects and areas that demand attention, including soil health, crops, market, labour, climate, farming methods and technologies being used. Each factor plays a role in ensuring success and profitability in a...

Agribusiness News: Sustainability Linked Loans

Agribusiness News: Sustainability Linked Loans

With an ambitious target set by the Australian red meat industry to be carbon neutral by 2030, the ability of producers to demonstrate sustainability credentials is becoming more and more of an imperative to future proof customer relationships, market access and...

PESTICIDE APPLICATION 101: TIPS FOR SMART SPRAYING

PESTICIDE APPLICATION 101: TIPS FOR SMART SPRAYING

Spraying pesticides and chemicals on fields full of crops is crucial yet challenging process. Over spraying can impact the environment, healthy crops and expose humans to various health risks. Spraying less than required, on the other hand, can result in inefficient...

DRONES AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

DRONES AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

The demand for food production and consumption is increasing substantially, putting world food supply at all time high and commodity prices at an all time-low. The constantly increasing population and food demand has coaxed farmers and agronomists to shift from...

CROP ROTATION GUIDE: PRINCIPLES AND BENEFITS

CROP ROTATION GUIDE: PRINCIPLES AND BENEFITS

Farmers and agronomists have long been developing and following practices that are focused on increasing efficiency, improving crop yields and minimise costs. While many farmers still consider monoculture – the practice of planting a single type of crop at the same...