Blogs

GROW: wireless sensors for smart farming applications in horticulture

In the GROW project we are developing novel sensors to quantify micro-climate conditions and fertilizer levels for greenhouse cultivation of tomato. These sensors are wireless and allow Internet-of-Things applications for smart farming in horticulture.

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In-field access to relevant growth data: smart farming made easy

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.

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Integrated farming can fight climate change

Making agriculture climate smart through integrated approach is also an ideal solution to ensure the food security of the ever-increasing global population

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Smart Farm: Creating the Farm and Farmworkers of the Future

Smart Farm: Creating the Farm and Farmworkers of the Future Source: UC Davis02/05/18, 05:37 AM | Monitoring & Growing, Precision Farming | Smart Farm, Training and Education Andy Fell for UC Davis: MORNING, 2047: WORK IS WELL UNDER WAY as day breaks on this farm in California’s Central Valley.

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Big data for precision farming

Big volumes of data are key for precision farming. This does not only concern the data collected in the field during the growing season, needed to steer the production and decision making, but also the data needed to train and validate all the monitoring systems

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