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Farmer Field School

March 5, 2012

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The Farmer Field School in St Lucia is a scheme geared at training farmers to maintain agricultural sustainability. and for farmers to train other farmers from acquired knowledge. It is mentioned that this iniatiative will also aid in getting the younger generation involved in farming. Video found on youtube: Farmer Field School in Ghana assist […]

Vegetables

February 24, 2012

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There are many types of vegetables which grows in different regions.  Various sites were visited  in order to collect information on the classifications of fruits and vegetables 18-02-2012 List of different types of vegetables http://mmdelrosario.hubpages.com/hub/list-of-different-vegetables Types of vegetables http://www.getting-started-with-healthy-eating.com/types-of-vegetables.html 19-02-2012 Special specimen of Golden apples developed by Cardi specifically for growth in Grenada: http://www.cardi.org/wp-content/files/factsheets/Factsheet-GoldenApple2008.pdf Guidelines for […]

Data

February 21, 2012

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The success of the project in meeting the objectives defined, partly depends on the access to agricultural data on the production and distribution of fruits and vegetables that can be used for predictions.  However, it is  discovered that there is hardly any open agricultural data available, with few exceptions of data made available in accessible […]

Issues Affecting Agriculture

February 21, 2012

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21-02-2012 Issues affecting Agriculture in the caribbean http://www.cardi.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Agriculture-in-the-News-Jan-2012.pdf

Agriculture Revolution

February 13, 2012

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There has been many changes in agriculture over the decades and through the centuries. Amongst the documented is the English Agriculture Revolution between 1750 and 1850.

Robots Designed for Agricultural Use

February 3, 2012

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A robot can loosely be defined as a device that automatically carryout tasks that would be may be deemed too strenuous or dangerous to be done by humans.  In the research on the use of technology in agriculture, a few cases which involved the use of robots to carry out agricultural tasks were encountered. Two of […]

Science for a Hungry World

February 1, 2012

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Data from NASA satellites can be used to make intelligent decisions in agriculture. This data is currently used by organizations to provide early warning systems by monitoring vegetation cover and water movement. Countries can used to this data to monitor agricultural produce by studying agricultural land use and the movement of water to make predictions […]