Category: AgTech

Technology in agriculture

One of the ways technology is impacting the agriculture system is the application of robots in the farming processes. Today, robots are helping farmers to do soil analysis, plant seeds, control weeds, supply nutrients, fertilizers, and water to plants, monitor the farm, Read more…

In the past decade, Some wealthy farmers have started building vertical farms and growing fruits and vegetables with artificial lighting. These led strip lights help in providing energy, among others. Ever since vertical farming has been introduced for growing both Read more…

Internet of Things (IoT) technology has been one of the components of precision agriculture and smart farming that’s now encouraged. Like we discuss previously, modern day farmers can not rely on human labor, tractors and some middle age machines to Read more…

The impacts of technology in advancing agriculture to meet the growing food and raw material demands of a rising population have taken different forms. The adoption of new methods and techniques of practicing farming like biotechnology has helped in increasing Read more…

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology identifies an object by radio frequency without any contact. It has been successfully applied in many industries like supply chain management, retail management, logistics management, security supervising, traffic supervising, and more.   How RFID is Read more…

What is a Remote irrigation monitoring and control system? A remote irrigation monitoring and control system helps farmers to monitor remotely and control different aspects of the irrigation system using a computer. This helps in making informed decisions, conserve resources Read more…

Biotechnology is used to manipulate biological systems for the processing of various products useful to human beings. Biotechnology in agriculture is used to improve plants using genetic engineering and plant tissue culture. The most important roles of Biotechnology in food Read more…

The rise in various technological advancements in agriculture and socio-economic conditions like rising food scarcity has led to growers demanding a higher level of control of the environment for faster growth of plants. These controls require better strategies of soil Read more…

These days the topic of the Internet of Things is a trending one. But many are not familiar with this concept. Internet of things is basically the internet connection between things, people, process, animals, surrounding etc. in a virtual way. Read more…

As the population of the world shows no signs of slowing down, there have been suggestions to increase food production in farming to enable us to improve food security. Apart from the current global agricultural issues like climate change, lack Read more…