Here’s how telecommunications companies are helping farmers yield results

Absa Insights - Telecommunication, Media and Technology

Telecommunications companies are at the forefront of agriculture technology… So, why are South African farmers not embracing it? The world is ever-changing and, so is the sector your business operates in. You don’t just need data to keep track of trends that are shaping the economy – you need the expertise to turn that data […]

These techniques are helping Prairie farmers grow crops despite drought

These techniques are helping Prairie farmers grow crops despite drought

Wednesday, August 25th 2021, 6:00 pm – ‘It’s these type of years that you can see the drastic difference,’ says Saskatchewan dairy farmer. Paul Kernaleguen puts his keys in the ignition and drives his truck through his green, swaying fields just outside Birch Hills, Sask. At first glance, you can’t tell Kernaleguen is at the […]

How GRI, DSE helping listed companies

Getting products GI-tagged

DR. ADITI HALDAR and ABDUL MATIN PATWARY | Published: July 03, 2021 00:31:53 | Updated: July 03, 2021 00:33:24 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is the international, non-profit organization that provides the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards. In the South Asia region and companies are increasingly using the GRI Standards to disclose their impacts. […]

RABI manager Sally Connor always ready with a smile and a helping hand

RABI manager Sally Connor always ready with a smile and a helping hand

THE fact that Sally Conner will be a familiar face to many readers is testament to her success in her role as the regional manager for RABI (the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution) in the North-East of England. She has been helping to raise awareness of the organisation and provide support for the farming community for […]

Betel nuts helping farmers make a fortune

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Betel nut farming has changed the luck of many farmers in Nilphamari district as the crop is more profitable than many others thanks to its nature of giving high yield with little care and handsome market price. For its exceptionally good taste, the betel nut grown in the district has high demand among traders around […]

Opinion: Farm Bureau helping protect livestock from predators

Opinion: Farm Bureau helping protect livestock from predators

   In recent years, black vultures have been extending their range into southern Missouri. A cousin of the more common turkey vulture, these aggressive birds with a five-foot wingspan are now a common sight in our state. Until recently, the average farmer or rancher has had few options to deal with these pests. Thankfully, a […]

Ontario County Farmer Breaks Stereotypes While Helping Community

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WEST BLOOMFIELD, N.Y. — ​The rolling hills of Ontario County represent prime land for New York agriculture. Seth Voorhees met a West Bloomfield farmer who’s breaking stereotypes, while also helping her community. For Alison Espinosa, it’s a daily routine. Tending to the flock of chickens and ducks which live comfortably on her West Bloomfield farm, known […]