Posts tagged as ARC

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 […]

Crop monitoring using satellite technologies

  The Crop Estimates Liaison Committee (CELC) hosted a seminar themed “Technologies for quantitative crop estimates and condition reporting in agriculture” on 21 April 2016 in Centurion, Gauteng. Satellite-based earth observation formed the basis of the discussions, drawing attendees from the private sector, government bodies, research institutions and other state bodies, as well as financial […]