Category Archives: Agritech

Farming With Robots: An Overview Of Applications & Use Cases

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                 The face of agriculture, as we know it, is changing. Technology is playing a pivotal role in making farming techniques smarter than ever before (which is mighty important, given the spiralling food requirements of the burgeoning global population). Switching over to smart precision farming techniques is enabling crop-growers to significantly increase productivity levels… Read More »

How Can LoRa Technology Boost Smart Agriculture In India?

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                  For all the steady growth in the secondary (industrial) and tertiary (services) sectors over the last few decades, the importance of agriculture in India remains huge. On average, 1 out of every 2 members of the Indian workforce is employed in the primary sector – and the latter contributes >17% of the country’s… Read More »

IoT Product Design: 12 Mistakes To Avoid

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              In North America, the adoption of IoT (internet of things) projects had risen to an impressive 27.5% last year – nearly double of the corresponding figure in 2013. The growing popularity of IoT is evident in the UK too, with adoption rates expected to surge towards the 45% mark by 2020 (in 2015, the IoT… Read More »

Precision Agriculture: Top 15 Challenges and Issues

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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… 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 »