Tech for Agri

5 reasons why Agriculture Apps are essential for quality production today

The Internet of Things (IoT) is now permeating nearly every facet of our lives, from health and fitness to home automation to transportation and logistics to smart cities and industrial IoT. IoT, connected devices, and automation are logically applied to agriculture because they can greatly improve every industry aspect. When self-driving automobiles and virtual reality...
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How is Data Science revolutionizing the agriculture space?

Agtech uses IoT, AI, and data analytics to help farmers better plan their crops and boost food security. Using agricultural technology, producers may increase output while reducing costs. Farmers, for example, use data to assess crop yields, fertilizer requirements, cost savings, and even to develop agricultural optimization tactics. The question is not whether or not...
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Mobile Apps for Farmers: How smartphone apps helps in agriculture?

Mobile Apps for Farmers: How smartphone apps helps in agriculture? We’re in an era where one can Google anything and find information. Similarly, there are now smartphone apps for virtually everything. This includes mobile apps for farmers. (No, not Farmville!) We are talking about real, high-utility mobile apps for agriculture, which can change the way...
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5 Must-have Features in an Agriculture App for Farmers

5 Must-have Features in an Agriculture App for Farmers Introduction During the last several years, the emergence of technology and digitalization across the globe in every sector has demonstrated the potentially transformative impact of enormous progress. It’s not just urban dwellers who are moving toward digital solutions, but rural ones as well. Their share has...
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Digitizing Agriculture: Applications of Farm Data

Digitizing Agriculture: Applications of Farm Data We miss our field visits and all the lush green farmlands we are used to seeing. Since work from home has begun, all farmer-interactions have turned digital while our face-to-face interactions grew faint. In reminiscent of those moments spent on the field, I particularly recall an intriguing discussion that...
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Leveraging AgTech in Contract Farming in India

Leveraging AgTech in Contract Farming in India What is contract farming? How is it practiced in India? Contract farming is an agreement made between the farmer and the supplier (agro-processing firms) on the finished goods. There are many contract farming models in India; the most prominent ones have preset buying and selling conditions even before...
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Technology trends in agriculture 2020: What does the future hold?

Technology trends in agriculture 2020: What does the future hold? In the past decade, global agriculture has witnessed great innovation and modern technology trends leading to the digitization of the oldest industry known to man. Factors such as changing consumer behavior, scarcity of labor, growing overhead costs, reduced land availability has led to a spurt...
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IoT in Agriculture – Next Generation of Farming Technology

IoT in Agriculture – Next Generation of Farming Technology What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of agriculture? A farmer, a plough and maybe a bull right? If yes, you might be the last of the generations to picture that because IoT is changing the way we see agriculture forever....
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Digital Farming

Everything You Need To Know About Digitization In Agriculture When we talk about digitization in the agriculture of India, we always think about fancy technology coming to the farmer’s field. But this is not true. Digitization in Indian agriculture is something beyond this fancy technology. In fact, looking at the Indian context, about 85% of...
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How New Technology in Agriculture can Benefit Farmers

Agricultural production is the cornerstone of food security, nutrition security, sustainable development & poverty alleviation in India. The agriculture sector contributes approximately 18 percent of the total gross domestic product (GDP) and almost 40% of total NDP (Net Domestic Product). Nearly 64% of the total workforce is employed in horticulture or agribusiness-based businesses. But there...
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