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Phys.org

Farmers spend a lot of time and money controlling weeds and other pests, and often have to turn to chemical fumigants to keep the most destructive pests at bay. Farmers also wrestle with what to do with low-value byproducts of crop production, such as skin, seeds and hulls from fruit, vegetable and nut processing.

Phys.org

Farmers spend a lot of time and money controlling weeds and other pests, and often have to turn to chemical fumigants to keep the most destructive pests at bay. Farmers also wrestle with what to do with low-value byproducts of crop production, such as skin, seeds and hulls from fruit, vegetable and nut processing.

ICTworks

Speech-based conversational interfaces have several potential benefits for farmers and the ICTforAg professionals who support them:

OECD

Rapidly ageing populations, the impacts of climate change, the ongoing slowdown in productivity growth – trends like these give rise to “grand societal challenges” that increasingly shape the conduct of science, technology and innovation (STI) and societal and policy expectations of their contributions.

CIRAD

A book on the agro-ecological transition within farming systems in the global South, written by some 130 scientists from CIRAD, the AFD and their partners, is due out on 3 January, published by Editions Quae.