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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailManufacturing has come full circle, from craft production in the first industrial age, through mass production in the global age, and a new compulsion towards hyper-customisation and the idea of …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailTwo million farms and 36 million cattle will be connected to the internet by low-power wide-area (LPWA) networks, and other technologies, by 2024. This is the calculation from analyst house …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailCertain functions of smart farming will not work on low-power wide-area (LPWA) networks, even while technologies like LoRaWAN and NB-IoT tend to support most smart agricultural technologies, as they exist …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailFarming is hard. It always has been. There is a song called This Hard Land by Bruce Springsteen, rock’s great chronicler of every-day struggle in modern America, which captures something …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailIBM has released a set of analytics tools that combine weather data and farm data in its Watson machine-learning engine to give farmers insights about planning, plowing, planting, spraying and …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPeople don’t get how sophisticated farmers are, says Lane, Arthur, director of digital solutions at John Deere, the US maker of industrial equipment and machinery. “They don’t see the technology …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailTwo million farms and 36 million cattle will be connected to the internet by low-power wide-area (LPWA) networks, and other technologies, by 2024. This is the calculation from analyst house …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe digital transformation of the agricultural sector – a review of the strategies, technologies and stakes in play as farmers seek more sustainable and competitive ways to feed the world.

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Facebook Twitter Linkedin email Vodafone’s approach to the digital transformation of industry prioritises certain ‘vertical’ markets. Agriculture is not among them. Instead, it sees greater opportunity at group level in …

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Facebook Twitter Linkedin email Three per cent of the world’s water is accessible freshwater. Of that, 70 per cent of the freshwater consumed is used in the agricultural industry – …

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