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The use of drones for monitoring crops, sowing seeds, and applying fertilizer is expanding in China faster than in any other country. XAG, a Guangzhou-based drone company working with smallholder farmers, said it has 42,000 drones making over 1.2 million flights every day. Drones are part of the mechanization...

Farmers in Kalungu, Uganda are benefiting from the training on modern planting, weeding, and harvesting techniques provided by a rice farm owned by China-based...

A study by researchers at Texas-based Rice University showed that biochar can reduce the need for irrigation, especially for regions with sandy soils. The...

Adapting proper technologies and equipment will enable the agriculture sector to survive the pandemic, the secretary of the Philippine Department of Agriculture...

The Qingdao Saline-alkali Tolerant Rice Research and Development Center launched a program for cultivating rice in saline-alkali soil. Saline-alkali soil...

Korea’s rice production could drop by as much as 40.1% at the end of this century if the temperature keeps surging due to climate change, according...

About 65% of rice farmers said they want their children to stay away from rice farming while only a third (35%) wanted their children to go into it, according...

To help improve the living conditions of thousands of smallholder African farmers, OCP Africa and the International Finance Corporation formed a partnership...

The Katsina State Government, in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria, disbursed USD 31 million in loans to 170,000 farmers to boost the state’s...

The Thai Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry confirmed that farmers will not be prohibited from growing rice despite water scarcity.However, the...