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Discover the benefits of precision farming and join our session to learn how we can help you to enhance your cost competitiveness.

Starts

October 30, 2019, 08:00

Ends

October 31, 2019, 13:00

Location

Nairobi, Kenya

SGS is pleased to be a sponsor and exhibitor at the 6th Commercial Farm Africa in Nairobi, Kenya where the theme will be Enhancing Cost Competitiveness in Africa’s Agribusiness.

Precision Farming Presentation

During the conference, SGS’s Cobus Burger, Business Manager – Precision Farming in South Africa will present a session on Data Capturing to Enhance Overall Profitability of a Farming Operation which will explore how creating, collating and analysing farm data within a precision farming platform can significantly improve farms’ performance.

About 6th Commercial Fam Africa

During a packed two-day event, gathered experts will discuss and explore topics including:

  • East, West and Southern Africa (Grains, Tea/Coffee, Oil crops, Cash crops)
  • Latest updates in farming mechanization, irrigation technologies and digitalization
  • Multi-stakeholder dialogue: Access to innovative financing
  • Best agronomic practices for a profitable farm and investment case studies
  • Access to land, input materials and quality seeds
  • Agro processing and route-to-market challenges

Precision Farming

During Cobus’s presentation and throughout the event we will showcase the precision farming services we deliver that equip farms with the detailed data required to improve decision-making and maximize productivity:

  • Precision Gateway – dedicated platform that facilitates the collation and analysis of farm data
  • 15 years of historical NVDI data per unique growing zone, showing growth patterns against climatic conditions
  • Technical expertise
  • Soil, leaf, water and fertilizer analyses
  • Crop warning system model – track crop growth and receive prompt notification of any:
    • Disease
    • Nematodes
    • Hail & insect damage
  • Weather stations – including soil probes for monitoring
  • Fertigation monitoring
  • Fertilizer recommendations
  • Virtual consultants
  • Production calendar – evaluating farm profitability

With more than 20 years’ experience in precision farming, our experts have unrivaled experience and deliver a one-stop-shop service. To access the most relevant and up-to-date advice on precision agriculture techniques and methods, ask SGS.

We look forward to meeting you in Nairobi.

Learn more about 6th Commercial Farm Africa.