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What are some agricultural innovations?

What are some agricultural innovations?

Innovation Agriculture: Vertical Farming Systems

  • Hydroponics – No soil needed. Hydroponics is an innovative farming method where the roots of plants are submerged in a nutrient-rich solution.
  • Aeroponics – Growing plants in midair.
  • Aquaponics – Farming plants and fish together.

What is agricultural innovation?

Agricultural innovation is the process whereby individuals or organizations bring new or existing products, processes or ways of organization into use for the first time in a specific context in order to increase effectiveness, competitiveness, resilience to shocks or environmental sustainability and thereby contribute …

What are the latest innovations in agriculture?

Top 5 Newest Technologies In Agriculture

  • GIS software and GPS agriculture.
  • Satellite imagery.
  • Drone and other aerial imagery.
  • Farming software and online data.
  • Merging datasets.

Why agriculture innovation is important?

Innovation is key to feed a growing population and face the challenge of climate change; we need innovative solutions to intensify agricultural production in a sustainable way. Innovation can support smallholders and family farmers and increase their productivity and profitability. Innovation creates global solutions.

An agricultural innovation system is about people, the knowledge, technology, infrastructure and cultures they have created or learned, who they work with, and what new ideas they are experimenting with. The approach represents a major change in the way that the production of knowledge is viewed,…

What is innovative farming?

Innovative Farmers is a network, made up of people like you. A growing group of farmers, advisors, researchers and businesses; working together to tackle the stark challenges which farming faces.

Is agriculture the engine of growth?

Several studies have been conducted found that the agricultural sector is the engine of development (the engine of growth) both in terms of provision of raw materials and ingredients for food, as well as an input for products produced by other sectors ( Apostolidou et al., 2014;Tiffin & Irz, 2006;Valdes, 1991).