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SOLVING AFRICA'S OUTDATED TECHNOLOGY

One of the greatest challenges facing agriculture in Africa today is the use of outdated technology in farming. It has been such a headache that African governments have shifted focus and began funding projects that will improve technologies on seed varieties or increased production in arid and semi arid lands (ASAL). 322 more words

Agriculture

Review of "Farmers’ managerial thinking and management process effectiveness as factors of financial success on Finnish dairy farms"

Heikki Mäkinen published a very interesting study in Agricultural and Food science in 2013 and it was a significant advance in our understanding of how important a manager is to a farms success. 1,195 more words

MACHINERY: Drone pilot agricultural awareness course launched at LAMMA - Farming Life

“UAS or drones, combined with developments in sensors, image processing, and management software are rapidly changing the science of farm and land management. While this technology offers exciting new opportunities for land and farm management, they need to be used effectively and in a safe manner,” said Dr Richard Green, senior lecturer and academic lead – National Centre for Precision Farming (NCPF) Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Interest Group… 24 more words

Drones

Stony Brook Farm is Officially Closed

After ten years of struggling with the ethics of raising animals, especially pigs, for slaughter, I decided to quit pig farming for ethical reasons. Stony Brook Farm is now officially closed. 256 more words

Livestock Management

New Bill Passed Benefitting Farmer’s Market Sellers

The annual Veto Session by the House and Senate convened on September 10th. During this session, the Legislature passed a bill to benefit farmer’s market sellers. 61 more words

Taxes

Margo Morris

Title: Executive Director

Company: Sport Creek Farm

Location: Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Margo Morris became involved in her profession through her interest in agriculture and environment as a learning base for children. 151 more words

Teaching