Smart farming

The agricultural sector is set to face enormous challenges in order to feed the 9.6 billion people that the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) predicts are going to inhabit the planet by 2050.

So what’s the solution? Welcome to smart farming.

This issue examines how high-tech farming techniques and technologies can improve production output while minimizing cost and preserving resources. Among the experts interviewed are agricultural machinery companies, United Nations leaders and standards professionals from around the world, in fields ranging from climate-smart farming to sustainable cocoa and nutritious dairy production.

May/June 2017

Smart farming

We examines how high-tech farming techniques and technologies can improve production output while minimizing cost and preserving resources.

Spotlight

The ISOBUS standard (ISO 11783) allows our customers to connect devices of different equipment manufacturers to ‘talk’ to each other

Dr Bernhard Schmitz, Commercial Manager of Fuse Technologies at AGCO

 

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