RURAL FARMERS TO ENJOY FRUITS OF HI-TECH DIGITAL SOLUTIONS
Geoffrey Nyaga, Chief Operations Officer at Astral Aerial Solutions says drones are the next big thing in farming.
“Agriculture sector will be the second largest user of drones in the world in the next five years providing farmers access to actionable real-time quality data. Our solution gets you data on sunlight absorption rates, transpiration rates, crop health, soil quality and more.”
Seed balling was launched last month and will see the company drop 50 million acacia trees in select parts of the country. The acacia seeds will be put inside a ball of charcoal to prevent animals from destroying it. This is also to ensure that the seed survives should there be lengthy drought. Additionally, the charcoal ball will provide nutrients for the germinating seed.