OFC discusses automation and the future of farming’s workforce

AFNov421In the recent Oxford Farming Conference’s (OFC) Bitesize series held in partnership with the Institute for Agriculture Management (IAgrM), the labour crisis and what farming’s future workforce might look like were discussed

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FAO enhances land cover monitoring capacities in Lesotho

LesothoAFNov821Lesotho’s land cover information on the status of national natural resources is critical for evidence-based decision making in the protection of the natural resource base and safeguarding of rural livelihoods

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AFGRI leverages technology to help local farmers build a sustainable future

Pierre Durand AfgriPierre Durand, head of IT and innovation at agricultural services company AFGRI Agri Services, in recent conversation with Ahmed Mahomed, CEO, Datacentrix, explained that when it comes to technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) devices, they are only as good as the connected infrastructure that underpins them

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AFEX report suggests core grain prices will rise in Nigeria

AFEX Crop Production ReportAccording to a new report by commodities exchange firm AFEX, Nigeria’s core grain prices have been projected to trend upwards in the new season due to persistent gaps between commodity supply and demand

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Attaining higher quality and more valuable feed with moisture control

Online moisture sensors. (Image source: Hydronix)Knowing and controlling the moisture content of materials from the introduction of the raw materials to the packaging of the final product, is key to maximising efficiency, optimising yield and producing a high-quality, consistent product

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