HomeSmart Farm

Farming 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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IBM 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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People 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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Two 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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The 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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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 the automotive, insurance, buildings, …

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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 – the largest consumer of …

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With populations in the developing world continuing to grow, the need to find new ways to satisfy increased demand for access to food has never been greater. In order to …

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The pressure food producers face to digitally transform is mounting. With a rapidly growing population, farms find themselves at a decisive moment in their ability to continue to produce enough …

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Finnish vendor Nokia and Italian operator Telecom Italia have joined with six international agri-tech firms on a smart agriculture initiative, ConectarAGRO, that seeks to bring connectivity, automation and intelligence to …

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