By Solomon Adekola Like many industries, technology is changing the ways farmers manage their operations. New developments in machinery, software and genetics are allowing farmers to have more control over how they plant and manage their crops. One of the greatest innovations in farming technology today is the advent of precision agriculture technology. One of the agriculture technologies is Greenhouse farming. FarmKonnect agribusiness focuses its attention on the easiest way of farming and adopted the new agriculture technology. Greenhouse farming entails growing horticulture namely flowers, fruits and vegetables in a framed or inflated structure covered with a transparent or […]
By Solomon Adekola Agriculture, which has high rates of fatalities and serious injuries, ranks among the most dangerous professions in the United States. In Nigeria, greenhouse farming technology has turned into technology to increase food production because of unpredictable weather conditions. Things to be considered for the safety of our farm product 1. Soils are a multifaceted and dynamic natural resource that supports plant growth and affect water and air quality. Scientists have found that in-depth research is needed to unravel the complex nature of soils as well as their impact on Earth’s ecosystems. 2. Freshwater is so […]
Solomon Adekola A greenhouse is a building with glass sides and a glass roof in which plants that need protection from or are sensitive to weather are grown. In the United States and in most countries of the world, you can successfully start your own greenhouse farm and grow the business into an international venture. Several things occur when you decide not to invest your money on something profitable. Different things happened when you can’t make the right choice of investing your money on something great. Investing your money on a great and profitable business can turn your money to […]
Lauren Nadeau said it best, “Farmers now have another responsibility after harvesting the day’s crops. They report about it on Twitter.” The day has come where you can’t just harvest some corn, but you have to tell people what you did and how you did it. Social media overcomes geographical boundaries and creates communities who share common interests. But, like every other technical update this century, social media has changed the way things are done and perceived. Agriculture, being one of the industries we rely on heavily, is being affected by social media.
Farming can typically be isolating, but communication within agriculture has never been more accessible at the tip of your fingers than now. With access to an internet connection social media can be incorporated into businesses to make communication a better and more efficient process. Due to changing technology methods of production in Ag have developed extensively in recent years. Coinciding with the changes in tech are new methods being introduced to communicate these developments. Farming has a negativity surrounding its image due to organizations campaigning against the industries environmental values and treatment of animals. New methods of communication however are […]