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SmartSoil Team to Train FPY Students on Tuesday

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May 20, 2024


The SmartSoil Team based at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), would be demonstrating the capabilities of the Digital Soil Nutrient App to Farm Practical Year (FPY) students on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at the 1000-Seater Auditorium, starting at 10 a.m.

According to the Project Team Lead, Prof. Olusegun Folorunso, the Training would provide FPY students with firsthand experience in utilising advanced technology for Soil Analysis and Crop Management, even as he expressed enthusiasm about the upcoming event, saying “We are excited to showcase the SmartSoil app to our FPY students. This technology represents a significant advancement in agricultural practices. By leveraging AI, we can achieve higher productivity and sustainability in our farming methods, which is essential for the future of agriculture in Nigeria.”

He stated further that the Training was part of a broader initiative to integrate modern technology into traditional farming practices, equipping the next generation of farmers with the tools they need to thrive in an increasingly digital world.

Commenting on the suitability of the venue for the Training, Prof. Folorunso stated that the large capacity and advanced audiovisual facilities of the 1000-Seater Auditorium would provide an ideal setting for the demonstration, adding that FPY students would be able to see the app in action and understand its practical applications in the field.

Last Updated on May 20, 2024 by Olasunkanmi Olajide


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