Posts tagged as agriculture

Unlocking affordable soil moisture management for local farmers

The South African Agricultural Research Council (ARC) and Institute for Geodesy and Cartography (IGIK) in Poland recently signed a collaborative research agreement investigating the use of Sentinel-1 radar imagery for soil moisture management on farms as well as monitoring crop development and yield prediction. The development of an affordable new system to locate hidden soil […]

Collaboration empowers farmers with satellite imagery

Airbus Defence and Space and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Bayer, are collaborating to deliver frequently updated satellite imagery from Airbus to farmers through The Climate Corporation’s FieldView platform for digital agriculture. Farmers who use platform can now access high-resolution data of their fields from the Airbus SPOT 6, 7 and Pléiades satellites throughout […]

Unique, scientific and flexible solutions for the agriculture industry

Food security is a growing concern in Africa. Predictions show that climate change will have massive negative impacts on especially maize crops. With half of the population growth between now and 2050 being predicted in Africa we have to shift our focus to more efficient and sustainable farming. GeofarmSA, a subsidiary of geospatial solutions company […]

Demonstrating satellite-based agricultural monitoring benefits in South Africa

  New turnkey earth observation products for agriculture monitoring are the latest addition to open access data to assist the local agriculture sector and aid the global quest for food security. Recently launched in South Africa, Sentinel-2 for Agriculture (Sen2-Agri) is a three-year-long European Space Agency (ESA) funded project that aims to demonstrate the benefits […]