New app helps Indonesian farmers solve cropping problems

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A digital tool developed by PT Mitra Sejahtera Membangun Bangsais aims to help farmers in Indonesia deal with climate change.

RiTx Bertani enables farmers to record all agricultural activity so they can schedule the next fertilizer or pesticide application. Farmers can also ask for additional assistance through an online forum.

One farmer user said the app helped him detect and identify rice diseases and now knows the appropriate control methods to use.

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