Wheat Varieties: What Our Current Research Shows

By David Jones, CropNuts Broad Acre Agronomist This week I take a look at wheat varieties in anticipation of planting Our latest trials results highlight importance of Nitrogen and Sulphur in Canola Robin Still a solid variety. First…

Creating Sustainability In The Flower Industry (Part 1)

By Ruth Vaughan, CropNuts Technical Director European flower importers are pushing for their suppliers to be able to demonstrate sustainable policies and practices. The pressure is on.. In order to continue to be economically sustainable one…
Agricultural Lime

Types of Lime And What To Look Out For

By David Jones, CropNuts Broad Acre Agronomist Last week we looked at the importance of liming and the returns it generates by maximising the efficiency with which nutrients can be used by the crop and improving the root environment for the…
Youth in Agriculture

Agriculture Needs a Makeover to Lure Young People Back to Farming

By Oscar Adika Rural youth are increasingly abandoning agriculture to work in cities, raising the question who will grow our food in the future? The Young Farmer: An Endangered Species? Africa has the youngest population in…
Agricultural Lime

Are You Missing Out On Liming?

By David Jones, CropNuts Broad Acre Agronomist In this Think Agronomy issue: Are you diagnosing Fall Armyworm correctly in Sorghum? The benefits of liming and why it remains the most cost effective input Getting The Basics…
Smartphone farming

4 Ways The Smart Phone Is Changing Modern Agriculture

It doesn't matter what you do: Whether you are a Business exec, farmer, CEO, kange, student - we all use the smart phone to enhance our daily lives. It's really exciting to see farmers on the front line in adopting smart phone technologies…
KTDA Soil Leaf Sampling

KTDA Partners With Cropnuts to Test Tea Farmers' Soils

The Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) has began conducting soil & leaf testing among small-scale tea farmers in Kenya to determine the best fertiliser for them. The project, a joint venture between the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA)…