Presentation by Laurent Tits, Team leader Agricultural applications, VITO remote sensing department, during the Satellite session.Continue reading “Big data for precision farming”
by Annalisa Donati, Eurisy
The European agricultural sector is one of the world leading producers of food, guarantor of food security and quality and provider of millions of jobs. Yet it faces many challenges from environmental pressures, mostly related to climate change and loss of biodiversity, to the need for sustainable and efficient management of resources such as water, soil and energy.
Data-based technologies, including satellite positioning systems like GPS, remote sensing, and the Internet have the potential to increase farm efficiency and improve production, and also to contribute to making farming systems more sustainable from an economic, social and environmental point of view.Continue reading “User-centric approach to facilitate a widespread uptake of satellite-based solutions for agri-food sector”
by Tamme van der Wal, Agri Dataservices BioScope BV
Precision Farming is not technology, it is a management approach. Adding data to on-farm decisions enables the transition to a smarter way of farming. It is therefore a pity that technological complexity is the major hurdle in farmers’ adoption of precision or smart farming. We have now created an App that revolutionises the way farmers perceive Precision Agriculture: Now it is easy, accessible and affordable for every farmer.Continue reading “In-field access to relevant growth data: smart farming made easy”