Smartphone app for detection of 5 cassava diseases

Researchers at the Pennsylvania State University (PSU) in America are developing a smartphone application that uses image recognition to identify up to 5 different cassava diseases. The application is being developed and tested in conjunction with the Tanzania research office of the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), and a…

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Make a plan to apply top dresser fertiliser

This week crop farmer Michris Janse van Rensburg from South Africa shows African farmers how he made a plan to take the back-breaking labour out of top dressing fertiliser while getting the measurement right at the same time. Michris designed a hand-held fertiliser applicator for small-scale commercial farmers calibrated to…

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New SAP management system integrates smallholder farmers into global supply chain

A new management system from SAP will connect smallholder farmers and suppliers in rural areas digitally with the global supply chain. SAP, a global leader in software manufacturing, developed the Rural Sourcing Management solution. It enables agri-businesses and consumer product companies to track their produce from farm to factory through…

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