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Rice Farmers Impressed by Agricultural Drone

Rice Farmers Impressed by Agricultural Drone

North Chungcheong Province, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — A trial performance of an agricultural drone took place yesterday in in North Chungcheong Province’s Okcheon County, with the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) spraying pesticides over one hectare of land in 10 minutes and leaving rice farmers impressed. The trial event organized by the Okcheon Agricultural Extension [...]

Farmers Turn to Drones for Crop-Spraying

Farmers Turn to Drones for Crop-Spraying

INCHEON, July 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The Incheon Agricultural Technology Center (IATC) hosted a demonstrative event Thursday, at which a drone dispersed agricultural pesticides to prevent blight and other crop-harming insects. The so-called ‘drone pest control’, according to officials, is one of the solutions to Korea’s aging farming population, and a shrinking workforce in the [...]

Consumers Turn to Chemical-Free Bug Repellants

Consumers Turn to Chemical-Free Bug Repellants

SEOUL, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Once again summer is back, and with it, mosquitos. But amid the ceaseless public fear of products containing chemicals, bug sprays are proving to be no exception.  In contrast, non-chemical products such as mosquito nets and herb plants have become popular among shoppers.  According to 11ST, an e-commerce platform, [...]

2014 Report on the International Agrochemicals (Fertilizers, Pesticides) Market-Forecast to 2018

2014 Report on the International Agrochemicals (Fertilizers, Pesticides) Market-Forecast to 2018

DUBLIN, IRELAND, Jul 1, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – Research and Markets (http://goo.gl/2QMVj8) has announced the addition of the “Agrochemicals Market by Type, Fertilizer Type, Pesticide Type, & Sub-types – Global Market Trends & Forecast to 2018″ report to their offering. The global agrochemicals market in terms of revenue was estimated to be worth $195,829.9 million [...]