We will always need water to grow plants. The question is, how much? Many farmers, universities, and companies are reexamining the role of water conservation—asking how we can be more efficient and thoughtful with this finite resource.
DIGITAL SOLUTIONS IN A CHANGING CLIMATE
By placing sensors and other next-generation technology in the soil, researchers are rethinking the modern irrigation system. The insights from these digital tools are changing how farmers from Peru and Italy use this precious resource.
How do farmers address water challenges?
Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa face limited rainfall and lengthy, unforgiving droughts. Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA) is a public-private partnership providing farmers with the tools needed to harvest in this dry, hostile climate.Learn More
Using Seed Technology to Optimize Water Use