What is sunn hemp and how is it used in agronomy?

Let’s talk about a crop that can grow in inhospitable environments and still provide numerous benefits. It can increase soil organic matter and provide lots of nitrogen. It suppresses plant parasitic nematodes and improves soil health. Yes, sunn hemp is a superhero in...

DIGITAL FARMING: OVERCOMING NIGERIA’S GROWING FOOD INSECURITY

Due to the challenges posed by deteriorating uncertainty in the country (especially in agriculture), stakeholders have developed a range of digital solutions to ensure food security and reduce the impact of insecurity in the agricultural sector. According to the...

UNFSS. Science and Innovation for Food Systems

26 July 2021. Science and Innovation for Food Systems – Serving People and Planet The session presented the science, including social sciences and natural sciences, for food systems transformation that supports the objectives of the UN Food Systems Summit....

What is some current research in growing strawberries?

Peak strawberry season depends on what region of the U.S. you live in. In Louisiana, strawberry harvest begins in April. In the upper Midwest it’s July. But no matter where you live, fresh strawberries are a cause for celebration. Keeping a consistent food supply is...

Uganda’s agriculture ministry intensifies research on Hass avocado

The Ministry of Agriculture has intensified research on the viability of Hass avocado farming in the different parts of the country. Hass Avocado is a variety said to be incredibly nutritious and containing potassium, heart-healthy acids as well as fibre. The variety...