Transforming agriculture with e-technology

Transforming agriculture with e-technology

May 22,2017 , 11:04 PM IST | Hans
Agricultural practices and advancements differ globally—since plants have their own differences and the location plays a role on their development as well. But through the exchange of knowledge from different agriculturally-involved individuals from all over the world, improvement of techniques can be experienced as well.
Transforming agriculture with e-technology

Transforming agriculture with e-technology

May 20,2017 , 01:06 AM IST | Young Hans
Agricultural practices and advancements differ globally—since plants have their own differences and the location plays a role on their development as well. But through the exchange of knowledge from different agriculturally-involved individuals from all over the world, improvement of techniques can be experienced as well
Panacea for sustainable farming

Panacea for sustainable farming

May 14,2017 , 09:50 PM IST | Commoner
Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles centered around simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and features observed in natural ecosystems. So, how is it different from conventional agriculture? Conventional farming is about monocropping – one crop, one yield. Alternatives are more about diverse yields.
Organic farming meets nutrition challenges

Organic farming meets nutrition challenges

Apr 12,2017 , 04:10 AM IST | News Analysis
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in its report, ‘The Future of Food and Agriculture: Trends and Challenges,’ observes world population would reach 9.73 billion in 2050. In sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, agricultural output would need to more than double by 2050 to meet the increase in demand.