Nigeria produces approximately 8million metric tonnes of maize per year. Maize is one of the most versatile emerging crops having wider conditions. Globally, maize is known as the queen of cereals because it has the highest genetic yield potential among the cereals. It is cultivated on nearly 150m ha in about 160 countries have a wider diversity of soil, climate, biodiversity and management practices that contributes 36% (782MT) in the global grain production.
Drones are widely used across many farms now as an affordable way to take care of complex farm jobs. Whether it is saving a farmer considerable amounts of time searching for livestock or monitoring crops, there are many practical applications to using a drone on your farm
What is satellite crop monitoring? Satellite crop monitoring is an agricultural technology that facilitates the farmer to monitor the real-time crop vegetation index using spectral analysis of high-resolution satellite images from different fields and also set of crops which therefore enables the farmer to track the crop development in the field. In monitoring crop development, a farmer will observe positive growth, a scenario that is desirable and a wish of every farmer. In other cases, however, a farmer may detect negative events, but he is able to take measures early.
Agriculture is an economic activity that is being practiced by many countries internationally. Through different agricultural activities both livestock keeping and farming has resulted in the economic growth of many nations globally. Besides, agriculture is the source of livelihood in most households worldwide. However, agricultural keeps on advancing every through various technology system that is the current agriculture will be different from the future. It is anticipated that the future farming will result in increases yield of crop production and reduced adverse effects on the crops. As a result, the next agriculture will focus on crop monitoring, drones, as well […]
Drone surveying a farm Data collection is a crucial aspect of farm management and growth. In the past, farmers have employed weak data collection tools that led to poor decisions and huge losses. Even for large scale growers who engaged experts in the field in collecting accurate data, such data collection would take months to collect. By the time the data was ready for use, it had become irrelevant. Since the early 80’s when the first aerial unmanned drones were put into commercial use, there has been an increasing number of farmers using drones in monitoring their crop production. Now, […]