• How Nutrition-Smart Agriculture Can Help Build...
    by Farming First on May 16, 2022 at 10:00 am

    Arun Baral, CEO of HarvestPlus The post How Nutrition-Smart Agriculture Can Help Build Resilience Against the “Three C” Crises of Climate, Conflict and COVID-19 appeared first on Farming First.

  • Enabling Ecosystem Partnerships to Accelerate...
    by Farming First on May 9, 2022 at 9:00 am

    Natasha Santos, Bayer Crop Science The post Enabling Ecosystem Partnerships to Accelerate Sustainable Agriculture and Reach the SDGs appeared first on Farming First.

  • Harnessing Business to Boost Agricultural...
    by Farming First on April 21, 2022 at 9:00 am

    Katharina Münster, Inclusive Business Action Network The post Harnessing Business to Boost Agricultural Productivity appeared first on Farming First.

  • Futurepump Product Support and The Right To Repair
    by Amie Marie on April 13, 2022 at 10:01 am

    We at Futurepump believe that everyone has a right to repair and maintain products so that they last for years and years. [...] Read More... The post Futurepump Product Support and The Right To Repair appeared first on Futurepump.

  • “Without water, we can’t continue”
    by Helen Davies on April 6, 2022 at 4:20 pm

    In 2021 Cedars Farm invested in a Futurepump solar water pump. Using solar appealed as it allowed them to keep the farm off-grid and clean from polluting fuel pumps. [...] Read More... The post <strong>“Without water, we can’t continue”</strong> appeared first on Futurepump.

  • Moving Small-scale Farmers Up the Ladder of...
    by Farming First on April 4, 2022 at 11:44 am

    Professor Michael R. Carter, Resilience+ Innovation Facility The post Moving Small-scale Farmers Up the Ladder of Protection and Possibility appeared first on Farming First.

  • What are water pumps for irrigation?
    by Freya Herman on March 22, 2022 at 5:18 pm

    Water pumps are essential on farms for moving water from the source (river, lake, well or borehole) to the field for irrigating crops. [...] Read More... The post What are water pumps for irrigation? appeared first on Futurepump.

  • O QUE SÃO BOMBAS DE ÁGUA PARA IRRIGAÇÃO?
    by Freya Herman on March 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    As bombas de água são essenciais nas fazendas para mover água da fonte (rio, lago, poço ou furo) para o campo para irrigação de culturas. [...] Read More... The post O QUE SÃO BOMBAS DE ÁGUA PARA IRRIGAÇÃO? appeared first on Futurepump.

  • ¿Qué son las bombas de agua para riego?
    by Freya Herman on March 22, 2022 at 4:55 pm

    Water pumps are essential on farms for moving water from the source (river, lake, well or borehole) to the field for irrigating crops. [...] Read More... The post ¿Qué son las bombas de agua para riego? appeared first on Futurepump.

  • Que sont les pompes à eau pour l’irrigation ?
    by Freya Herman on March 22, 2022 at 4:52 pm

    Water pumps are essential on farms for moving water from the source (river, lake, well or borehole) to the field for irrigating crops. [...] Read More... The post Que sont les pompes à eau pour l’irrigation ? appeared first on Futurepump.

  • Nature-Based Solutions at UNEA-5.2
    by Farming First on March 14, 2022 at 11:13 am

    Nature-based solutions were one of the main topics at the fifth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2) in Nairobi. One of the key outcomes from the fifth session was a resolution focused on nature-based solutions. The post Nature-Based Solutions at UNEA-5.2 appeared first on Farming […]

  • The Importance of the Seed Industry to Feed the...
    by Farming First on March 9, 2022 at 9:00 am

    Alice Ingabire, Access to Seeds Index Lead at the World Benchmarking Alliance The post The Importance of the Seed Industry to Feed the World and Eradicate Hunger appeared first on Farming First.

  • Empowering Smallholders to Meet Our Global Goals
    by Farming First on March 3, 2022 at 12:35 pm

    Oliver Camp, innovation specialist The post Empowering Smallholders to Meet Our Global Goals appeared first on Farming First.

  • Mighty Tools for Mighty Farmers: Investing in...
    by Farming First on February 22, 2022 at 9:00 am

    Dr. Jim Barnhart, USAID The post Mighty Tools for Mighty Farmers: Investing in Climate-Smart Agriculture Innovations for Smallholder Farmers appeared first on Farming First.

  • Getting the most from your seedlings
    by Amie Marie on February 16, 2022 at 9:22 am

    Identify the seedlings which you’ll leave in the soil and thin the rest. Look for the most compact, leafy plants with the thickest stems. [...] Read More... The post Getting the most from your seedlings appeared first on Futurepump.

  • Guest Blog – The Difference Solar Irrigation...
    by Freya Herman on February 2, 2022 at 9:57 am

    Below is a guest blog shared from Cedar Hedge Farm in Ontario, Canada, looking at how they managed the unusually dry weather in 2021. These updates were written by Farmer Chris in July 2021 and January 2022. From the different solar pumps they tried, to the impacts of irrigation on crop growth, […]

  • Solutions to Climate Change’s Impact on Soil...
    by Farming First on January 27, 2022 at 10:45 am

    Micael Beun and Wilson Leonardo, IFDC project leads The post Solutions to Climate Change’s Impact on Soil Health appeared first on Farming First.

  • Power Roll and Futurepump partner to reach more...
    by Amie Marie on January 25, 2022 at 5:14 pm

    Use of lightweight, rollable solar film to power water pumps will increase access to irrigation for the world’s 500 million off-grid smallholders. [...] Read More... The post Power Roll and Futurepump partner to reach more farmers with affordable irrigation appeared first on Futurepump.

  • Nominations Now Open for the 2022 World Food...
    by Farming First on January 18, 2022 at 9:00 am

    Celebrate the accomplishments of those who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity, or availability of food in the world, by nominating an individual or individuals for the 2022 World Food Prize! The post Nominations Now Open for the 2022 World Food Prize! appeared first […]

  • Are strong winds damaging your plants?
    by Amie Marie on January 12, 2022 at 9:00 am

    Strong winds can damage and kill your plants, suck moisture away from your land, and even degrade top soil as your latest nutrients are whisked away by the air itself. [...] Read More... The post Are strong winds damaging your plants? appeared first on Futurepump.