Strategic use of phosphorus fertilisers can ensure higher crop yields. High yields minimise the amount of land devoted to food production, maximise the use of scarce rainfall and help keep food supplies stable and relatively cheap. Getting the balance right is important in an increasingly crowded world.
In the current scenario in which the strict market demand for new products converge, additionally to satisfying consumer concerns, they must be sustainable and adapt to new lifestyles, with the need to increase the productivity to be more competitive, Technology has a fundamental role.
Today, 82% of Americans buy organic products regularly, compared to just 45% a half-decade ago. And two-thirds say they’re eating less meat in a bid to boost health, both for their bodies and the planet.
INTA researchers specialized in technologies for the Family Agriculture of Cuyo, developed a prototype to facilitate the vine harvesting of small farms, thus solving a common theme for both the family vintners and collectors.
As the years progress, the number of facilitators of change increases, of a transformation of agriculture to make it a more technological, more innovative, more creative, more profitable and more productive sector.