Category: Smart Agriculture

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Using Drones for Sugarcane Agriculture

By Vidi Nene Published on April 16, 2019 Drones have been used for data collection and analysis for better planning in agriculture and for crop management for some time now. In a recent studycarried out by the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research–Remote Sensing Division at São José dos Campos in São Paulo, drones were used…
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Agriculture 4.0: How digital farming is revolutionizing the future of food

By Teena Maddox on December 12, 2018 The next step in feeding the world’s rapidly growing population involves self-driving tractors, precision farming, and Internet of Things sensors to quantify agriculture in vast new ways. In Tennessee, the owners of a farm dating back to the mid-1800s are changing how they grow food in dramatic ways.…
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Smart farming: How IoT, robotics, and AI are tackling one of the biggest problems of the century

By Charles McLellan on December 12, 2018 It’s still early days for precision agriculture, but two UK-based projects are proving the feasibility and value of the concept. The world’s human population currently stands at around 7.6 billion and is projected to reach 11.2 billion by 2100. We will therefore need a food production and distribution…
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