International Sugar Journal

Overview of digital agriculture: Making growers lives more productive [Full subscriber]

Abstract The problem of sustainably growing food to feed an extra 2 billion mouths by 2050, is receiving considerable attention, especially the transformation in agricultural production methods required to meet this unprecedented challenge. In an increasingly digitalized world, Digital Agriculture holds out the premise of allowing farmers to increase yields by extracting as much value as possible from every stage of the crop production cycle. This article sheds light on the digitally connected farming environment, and enabling technologies that make up digital agriculture. To better understand this technology, we follow a farmer’s decision-making process, over a crop production cycle, integrating…

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