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Mobile-Based-Agriculture

Global Mobile Based Agriculture Information Services: Agriculture SMS

For Latest Agriculture SMS ALERTS use following method 1. Suggestion for Farmer 2. Weather Updates 3. Discuss farming/gardening problems 4. Crop information 5. Pest Information 6. Diseases Information 7. New Agriculture Technology 8. Agriculture News 9. Agriculture Issues Select short code from following List: Country Mobile Operator ShortCode Supporting Notes SMS MMS Satellite Provider Thuraya 1888 ✔ Inmarsat 898 ✔ Iridium 40404…

Farmers to get advice on inputs via phone, says PS

Farmers will soon receive information on availability of fertiliser and seeds as well as improved farming techniques through their mobile phones. The ministry of Agriculture will equip agricultural extension officers with laptops and cell phones to provide the information. The move is also aimed at attracting the youth into farming. Speaking during the launch of a Sh50 million project dubbed “E-Extension”, Agriculture permanent secretary Romano Kiome said the ministry had acquired…

Agriculture and Mobile Phones

Using mobile technology to improve farming skills in Thailand 19 November 2012 Food of thought for Pakistanis If Thailand can implement this system (described below ) successfully why not we? Agriculture is our back bone and we can educate our farmers through this type of service. I need your suggestion / comments Can this system be implemented in Pakistan? If not what are the reasons? Thai farmers can access useful information on agricultural…

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