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Precision Agriculture: Top 15 Challenges and Issues

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Hussain Fakhruddin is the founder/CEO of Teknowledge mobile apps company. He heads a large team of app developers, and has overseen the creation of nearly 600 applications. Apart from app development, his interests include reading, traveling and online blogging.
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                 In the last five years or so, the total volume of investments on the agricultural sector has grown by a massive ~80%. According to experts, precision agriculture (the technique of optimizing existing inputs and fertilizers, tillage tools, fields and crops, for the purpose of improved control and measurement of farm yields) has the… Read More »

Farming 2.0: How Does IoT Help Agriculture?

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              The degree of mechanization in agriculture is going up rapidly. At the turn of the century, none of the 525 million farms across the world had sensor technology (or, for that matter, IoT in any other form). Cut to 2025, and we will witness more than 620 million sensors being used (considering the same benchmark… Read More »

The Rise Of Climate-Smart Agriculture: An Analysis

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              Among the many factors that have potentially damaging effects on agricultural outputs worldwide, and consequently on farmers, the issue of climate change (CC) has got to be the most serious. Defined as ‘identifiable changes in prevailing climate (statistically testable) that persist over extended periods of time, usually decades’, CC causes fluctuations in temperature levels, deterioration… Read More »

Soil-less Agriculture: An Overview Of Hydroponic Farming

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                  For proper growth, crops require a reliable medium that would be responsible for capturing and storing the essential plant nutrients. In traditional agriculture, this role is performed by soil. However, the rapid emergence of hydroponic farming over the last couple of years or so has somewhat diminished the importance of soil in agriculture… Read More »