AGRITECH

SOLIS-Agriculture Tractors With New Age Technology

Discover the future of agriculture with SOLIS tractors, integrating cutting-edge technology to enhance efficiency, sustainability, and performance in modern farming practices.

HORTICULTURE

SOLIS-Agriculture Tractors With New Age Technology

Discover the future of agriculture with SOLIS tractors, integrating cutting-edge technology to enhance efficiency, sustainability, and performance in modern farming practices.

GREEN FARMING

Harnessing Biofertilizers: A Sustainable Solution for Global Food Security

Amid concerns over global food security and the environmental impact of conventional fertilizers, biofertilizers have emerged as a promising solution. Composed of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria, these living formulations enhance crop productivity sustainably by facilitating nutrient uptake and improving soil health. Their adoption represents a crucial step towards ensuring future agricultural sustainability amidst changing climatic conditions.

ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

Harnessing Technology to Combat Tick-Borne Pathogens in African Cattle

Tick-borne pathogens pose a significant threat to cattle health in Africa’s smallholder farming systems. A comprehensive multi-country study reveals the prevalence of these pathogens and their impact on livestock productivity. By harnessing innovative technologies and implementing effective management strategies, stakeholders can combat these threats, improving cattle health and boosting agricultural development across the continent.

POULTRY

Feeding Free-Range Chickens in Cool Weather: Ensuring Health and Vitality Through Proper Supplementation

During winter, free-range chickens face challenges in finding food like bugs and fresh greens. David Frame, an expert from Utah State University, advises supplementing their diet with table scraps, garden leftovers, alfalfa hay, and cracked corn to ensure their health and nutrition during colder months.

AQUA FARMING

Feed—The Backbone of Aquaculture Productivity

Feed is the backbone of aquaculture productivity, accounting for up to 70% of production costs. In East Africa, managing feed quality and cost is essential, with prices significantly impacted by global events. The region’s growing investment in local feed manufacturing offers hope for more stable and sustainable fish farming.

WATER HARVESTING & IRRIGATION

Agrico’s Innovative Irrigation Solution: Transforming Agriculture in Botswana’s Tuli Block

In the heart of Botswana’s Tuli Block, the Kwanantle project faces a unique challenge: abundant water sources but stringent usage restrictions. Agrico, undeterred by these constraints, devised an ingenious solution by tapping into underground water reservoirs. Through the strategic drilling of over 17 boreholes and the establishment of reservoirs along the farm’s boundary, Agrico not only overcame water restrictions but also minimized costs. This innovative approach not only ensures a reliable water supply for irrigation but also paves the way for sustainable agriculture in the region.

AGRI INPUTS

Feed—The Backbone of Aquaculture Productivity

Feed is the backbone of aquaculture productivity, accounting for up to 70% of production costs. In East Africa, managing feed quality and cost is essential, with prices significantly impacted by global events. The region’s growing investment in local feed manufacturing offers hope for more stable and sustainable fish farming.

AGRI-ECONOMICS

Empowering Ethiopia: African Development Bank Group and Partners Launch $94 Million Project to Enhance Climate Resilient Wheat Value Chain

In a landmark effort to transform Ethiopia’s agricultural landscape, the African Development Bank Group, in collaboration with the government of Ethiopia and international partners, has launched the Climate Resilient Wheat Value Chain Development (CREW) Project. With a substantial investment of $94 million, this initiative aims to elevate wheat productivity, strengthen climate resilience, and foster economic growth across the nation.

MAGAZINE

Harnessing Technology to Combat Tick-Borne Pathogens in African Cattle

Tick-borne pathogens pose a significant threat to cattle health in Africa’s smallholder farming systems. A comprehensive multi-country study reveals the prevalence of these pathogens and their impact on livestock productivity. By harnessing innovative technologies and implementing effective management strategies, stakeholders can combat these threats, improving cattle health and boosting agricultural development across the continent.

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