The world of agritech is changing every day. Check out our weekly round-up to stay in-the-know on the evolving world that is agriculture technology.
Bank of America Envisions Blockchain As Internal Ledger
According to a patent application released this week, Bank of America is looking to adapt blockchain, allowing for the bank to securely record and authenticate personal and business data.
Brandon Batten uses Drone to Zero in On Crop Problems and Answers
Tobacco farmer and drone operator Brandon Batten uses drones to develop fertility plans and conduct stand counts for his small grain crops. He’s not the only one in the industry moving in this direction, as farmers begin to adapt drones to calibrate management decisions.
Precision Farming: Leaders in the Field
Farmers are going to have to adapt to a wide range of technologies if they want to boost productivity. As several are already using drones and digital GPS markers to monitor crops, farmers are seeing an increase in yields.
Technology Helping East Africa Unlock Agriculture Potential
In Ethiopia, technology is being used to improve the agriculture sector, by aerial images from satellites, soil sensors and weather forecasts helping to ease the management of crop growth.