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Jab Technology met Science – Our journey in launching Kheti Buddy

Jab Technology met Science – Our journey in launching Kheti Buddy Around January 2018, I had written this article (Read Here) talking about several institutional voids on knowing our farmer and the challenges today’s agriculture industry faces. 2018 marked my 20 years in the technology space, and almost 8 years as an investor into the...
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A Detailed Guide on How to Start Organic Farming

The 1960s green revolution was a boon to farmers as they started using the high-yielding variety seeds (HYV). The productivity of wheat and rice increased drastically and farmers were able to get good prices of their commodity. After a very long time, India started a journey of being a food surplus nation from a food-deficit...
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Key attributes of an efficient farm management system

Key attributes of an efficient farm management system As they say “Data is the new Oil!”, although priceless for its value, crude oil indeed requires refining to unleash its actual worth. Similarly, unstructured data has to be compiled and made actionable before it helps optimize processes. This is true for agriculture as much as any...
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It’s Time We Know Our Farmer

It’s Time We Know Our Farmer In the last 6 months of meeting several stakeholders from the agriculture industry, one question which has stayed in mind as we head to 2018, is do we really know our farmer? We know who our banker is, we know who our lawyer is, we are very picky when...
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Know Your Soil: Hows and Whys of Soil Testing

Know Your Soil: Hows and Whys of Soil Testing Before the start of any crop cycle it is important for any farmer to know his soil quality well. Knowing the nutrient content of farm soil is the first step towards a proper farm management cycle. Every crop has a specific nutrient requirement, which is fulfilled...
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Mobile Apps for Farmers: How smartphone apps helps in agriculture?

Mobile Apps for Farmers: How smartphone apps helps in agriculture? We’re in an era where one can Google anything and find information. Similarly, there are now smartphone apps for virtually everything. This includes mobile apps for farmers. (No, not Farmville!) We are talking about real, high-utility mobile apps for agriculture, which can change the way...
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5 Must-have Features in an Agriculture App for Farmers

5 Must-have Features in an Agriculture App for Farmers Introduction During the last several years, the emergence of technology and digitalization across the globe in every sector has demonstrated the potentially transformative impact of enormous progress. It’s not just urban dwellers who are moving toward digital solutions, but rural ones as well. Their share has...
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Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Agriculture Industry In India (2020 – 2021)

Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Agriculture Industry In India (2020 – 2021) The global coronavirus outbreak placed an end to people’s day-to-day routines around the globe, and it’s been impacting individuals from all walks of life. People have lost lives, jobs, someone they loved, and the whole economy has been on a downward trend. Positive...
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A Complete Guide on How to Start Greenhouse Farming

A Complete Guide on How to Start Greenhouse Farming Introduction The future belongs to agriculture. It’s a fact that we all understand. But what is the future of agriculture? Agriculture is dwindling in the present scenario, not because of the dwindling food supply, but because it is no longer viewed as a desirable career. Urbanization...
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Digitizing Agriculture: Applications of Farm Data

Digitizing Agriculture: Applications of Farm Data We miss our field visits and all the lush green farmlands we are used to seeing. Since work from home has begun, all farmer-interactions have turned digital while our face-to-face interactions grew faint. In reminiscent of those moments spent on the field, I particularly recall an intriguing discussion that...
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