The increasing use of agricultural films has helped the farmers in adapting to the climate change and ensuring sustainable growth in the long run.
The two companies are expected to break up into three independent units - an agricultural products manufacturer, a materials science company and a specialty components maker.
The deal is the largest foreign acquisition ever by a Chinese company. The companies expect to close the deal by the end of June.
The emerging need for sustainable farming operations, decreasing arable land and scarcity of natural resources has enabled the introduction of vertical farming at a global level.
A new study from the University of North Carolina has found that one class of fungicides led to similar genetic changes in mouse neurons to those seen in autism and Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers at Israel’s Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Tel Aviv University are working on a new project that will allow farmers to accurately predict their fruit yields with the help of an automated ‘AGRYbot’.
We are talking about fungicides in Part 2 of this week’s Q&A. Until recently, there has been very little coverage of the increasingly costly and fast growing threats from fungicidal resistance across the world.
Dr. Alan Bullion returns this week to provide more expert opinion on the crop protection industry. In Part 1, we focus on biopesticides and precision farming.
Agriculture is considered to be the prime area of potential growth in the drone industry. A recent report from PwC valued the market for agricultural drones at a staggering $32.4 billion.