Posts Tagged: 'sustainability'

AGCO Agriculture Foundation’s Poultry Project Empowers Farming Communities to Optimize the Growing Poultry Market in Zambia

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed difficulties facing Africa's poultry industry, including day-old chick price volatility, limited access to quality inputs, and lack of skills and knowledge of production and marketing. Alternatively, the pandemic has shown the potential of the poultry sector to help address food insecurity for millions of marginalized households.

MANUFACTURING PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: HOW AGCO IS HELPING FIGHT THE CORONAVIRUS

AGCO is proud to use our capabilities to manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care workers in our communities. As a leading manufacturer of agricultural equipment, when the coronavirus became a pandemic, we brainstormed ways to contribute to fighting the virus. Our ideas quickly became reality.

Building a Strong Smart Farming Foundation: AGCO’s Full Fleet Connectivity Approach

In the near future, all AGCO customers will be able to pull data off of their machines for monitoring, processing, or sharing, so they can make more informed decisions that improve yield, reduce input use, or reduce risk. This foundation of machine information, paired with agronomic insights, will pave the way for the future of farming.

Think Global, Act Local: Bridging the Gap Between Industrial and Urban Farms Through Cutting Edge Technologies

IoT.ATL Living Labs is an initiative promoting smart farming in urban areas while bringing the community together through education, agriculture, and sustainability. As sponsors of the IoT.ATL Living Labs Challenge, AGCO supports local food security innovations while nurturing the next generation of smart farming advancements.

How Smart Farming Improves Sustainability throughout the Crop Cycle

Sustainability is the driver for the 17 United Nations’ development goals in order to improve global challenges by 2030. Smart farming is the propeller for sustainable agriculture and the key differentiator in solving one of globe’s biggest problems: hunger.

The Five Key Focus Areas of the AGCO Agriculture Foundation

As the demand for nutrition and especially protein changes, so are our technical and philanthropic solutions. The AGCO Agriculture Foundation is a testament to AGCO’s commitment to support our farmers feeding the world. Our objective is to develop and expand benevolent initiatives that contribute to global food security, support sustainable agriculture development and have a positive footprint in developing countries.

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