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Cambodia cassava farmers eye drone technology

Some small-scale cassava farmers in Cambodia are looking into drone technology to achieve higher crop yield and lower costs. Cassava is the second largest crop grown in the country after rice and it contributes 4% to the GDP growth. The production, processing and export of cassava has been the key …

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In Riverina rice fields, farmers and scientists join forces …

Rice farmers and ecologists in south-west New South Wales are weaving new partnerships between agriculture and wildlife conservation in efforts to rescue a little-known waterbird with a mysterious story. But pressure from the water market, crop competition and, ironically, increasing water efficiency, could pose a threat to their efforts. Third …

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Operators to Help Farmers Grow with “Smart Farming” Technolo…

(HARTFORD, CONN) – October 18, 2021 – American farms increasingly rely on technology to manage the unpredictable aspects of crop and herd operations. However, many farming tasks are still done manually, wasting valuable time and money. Aquiline Drones (AD), a drone and cloud solutions company, has an immediate solution – Smart Farming …

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Use satellite tech for farmers in crisis

A file photo shows parched land as farmers wait for rain. Government help for them often comes too little, too late. (Bangkok Post photo) Ask any Thai rice farmer to describe government assistance when they are hit with natural disasters. Their answers will most likely be the same: Too little, too …

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Bayer’s tech tool enables farmers avail cheaper credit

Transparency in transactions brought in through IT interventions is helping farmers, particularly women farmers with small holdings to access cheaper credit. Bayer Crop Science, which has recently tied up with Axis Bank, has been able to provide to members of its Better Life Farming (BLF) initiative, many of them women …

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FAA Proposal Would Ground Drones for Many Farmers, Ranchers

The Federal Aviation Administration should revamp its drone proposal to provide flexibility to allow farmers and ranchers who cannot access the internet to continue using drones, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. America’s farmers and ranchers embrace technology that allows them to be more efficient, economical and environmentally aware. …

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High technology entices next generation of farmers

KUALA LUMPUR: Gone are the days when farmers were drenched in sweat under the hot sun. Now, drones and robotics are going to help create high tech farms and a new generation of farmers in line with the fourth industrial revolution. With technology making its way into farms to reduce …

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