Top Menu

Farmspeak - Drip Irrigation 1

How to: Install a Drip Irrigation System for Small Gardens

A lot of time and hard work goes into planning, planting, and caring for a home garden. Once little seedlings sprout up through the earth, the impending summer heat could be the demise of all of your hard work. Depending on your location, the intense heat and a dry climate can provide poor conditions for […]

Continue Reading

Livestock Agri-Expo Showcase in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Visitors to Agri-Expo Livestock can expect a world-class showcase of the South African livestock industry from 15-17 October 2015 at Sandringham, Stellenbosch, including the primary meat and dairy sectors as well as a display of the value chains of these sectors.  Programme activities include breed and interbreed championships, a regional Youth Show, beef cattle and […]

Continue Reading
FS - Silk Farm

Silkworms Are Spinning A New Future For Kenyan Farmers

Farmers in Kenya are turning away from maize and looking toward silk farming. It is less susceptible to erratic weather and ensures a steady income. Kenyan farmers have traditionally grown tea, coffee and maize. But in recent years, unpredicatble weather and disease have produced low crop yields, which have been particularly devastating for small-scale farmers. […]

Continue Reading
AgriTech - Amazing Agriculture Technology

Agri tech on the rise

Internet based agricultural technology such as Farm Logs and AgriApps are examples of the new #AgriTech movement which is taking off globally. AgriTech is a class of technology which includes internet based innovations which seek to leverage the power of cloud based computing to solve complex problems on the farm. One such problem is the […]

Continue Reading
Farmspeak Space Station 2

[VIDEO] First Space Harvest Meal

For the first time ever, fresh food grown in the microgravity environment of space is on the menu for NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Expedition 44 crew members Scott Kelly, Kjell Lindgren and Kimiya Yui sampled the red romaine lettuce which was grown as part of the Veggie experiment after it had spent […]

Continue Reading
Screen Shot 2015-08-19 at 10.24.35 AM

Simple Vegetable Garden Tips For Every Size Garden

Looking to add some extra color and nutrition to your meals this season? Try growing your own vegetables! Here are some growing tips for every size space… If you’re interested in creating a container garden, vegetables like cucumber, eggplant, and green onion are perfect candidates for this potted practice. Just make sure you avoid dark-colored […]

Continue Reading

Subscribe Now

Receive fresh daily updates directly to your Inbox!