Category: ICT Apps in Agric

Ghana Weather Forecast [May 09, 2018]: Sagadugu

Weather forecast in Sagadugu [10.3667, -0.64999] in the Northern Region: Very hot during the day (40C) and warm at night (28C). Minimal chance of rain (26% chance), wind is normal (4km). Wish to subscribe for location-specific weather forecast for your farming community delivered to your cellphone weekly? Contact the Weather Service Provider at: Email: Team@syecomp.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [ May 1, 2018]: Ada Foah

Weather Forecast in Ada Foah [ 5.7833, 0.6333 ] in the Greater Accra Region: Hot during the day (31C) and warm at night (26C). Minimal chance of rain (28% chance), wind is strong (7km). Wish to subscribe for location-specific weather forecast for your farming community delivered to your cellphone weekly? Contact the Weather Service Provider at: Email: Team@syecomp.com Farmer Helpline:… Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [April 13, 2018]: Kete Krachi

Weather forecast, Kete Krachi (7.80, -0.0166), Volta Region : Hot during the day (32C) and warm at night (22C). It will rain (77% chance), wind is normal (2km). Wish to subscribe for location-specific weather forecast for your farming community? Contact the Weather Service Provider at Email: Team@syecomp.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [April 10, 2018]: Jirapa

Today’s weather forecast for Jirapa (10.53, -2.70), Upper West Region: Very hot during the day (36C) and warm at night (25C). Little chance of rain (32% chance), wind is normal (4km). Wish to subscribe for location-specific weather forecast for your farming community? Contact the Weather Service Provider at Email: Team@syecomp.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Mr Minister, these technologies already exist (in Ghana)

We read from a recent publication on Ghanaweb where the Minister of State in charge of Agriculture, Dr. Gyiele Nurah stated that the Planting for Foods and Jobs (PFJ) programme will not achieve significant increase in agricultural production without the application of science and technology in the farming system. This is a very insightful statement echoing the need for the farming… Read more →

Need an agrochemical spraying drone for your farm? Talk to Acquahmeyer Aviation

Ghana’s  AcquahMeyer Aviation is leading the drone revolution with the deployment of crop spraying drones for the country’s farming sector. The company, also having a branch in Germany, has in stock DigitalEagle  YM-6160 and YM-6180 agricultural spray drones. These professional drones are for automated spraying of agrochemical products on varying farm parcel sizes: small, medium to large hectares.    … Read more →

Weather Forecast (March 19, 2018): Nkoranza

Monday, March 19, 2018– Weather forecast for Nkoranza (Brong Ahafo Region) of Ghana: Very hot during the day (33C) and warm at night (22C). It will rain (73% chance), wind is normal (4km). To subscribe for location-specific weather information for your farming community, email: Team@syecomp.com  or Call the Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Satellite technology for farming in Ghana

Over the past half decade various forms of information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been deplored across farms in Ghana to boost production, monitor crop growth, optimise water use, and provide advanced detection of diseases and pests on crop fields. Technology needs of medium to large scale commercial farmers differ from that of smallholder food producers. However, innovations are helping… Read more →

Climate Change, Innovations, and Syecomp

Agriculture is predominantly rainfed in Ghana where the climate is dominated by the inter tropical convergence zone and the hot, dry harmattan winds blowing from the Sahara. The south of the country experiences a bimodal rainfall regime, with a major and a minor rainfall season while the north of the country has a unimodal rainfall regime. Climate change scenarios show… Read more →