Sustainable Agriculture – Farming of the Future

 

Agriculture is facing major challenges: On the one hand, it is severely impacted by biodiversity loss and the effects of climate change. On the other, agriculture itself massively contributes to these issues. How can digital solutions on fields and farms help to protect species, soil and the climate?

We present solutions for a digital-ecological transformation towards sustainable agriculture.

“Agriculture Can Do So Much More Than Produce Food”: We Interview Sonoko Bellingrath-Kimura

Agriculture primarily produces food, but can also help to protect the climate. We spoke to Prof. Dr Sonoko Bellingrath-Kimura about how digitalisation can assist.

AI Startup Hortiya Learns the Language of Plants to Make Agriculture More Sustainable

AI start-up Hortiya wants to make agriculture more efficient and resistant to climate change by listening to plants.

Can Sensors, Cameras and “Big Data” on the High Seas Make Fishing More Sustainable?

Modern sensors and data processing can make fishing more sustainable. However, new technologies such as SUSTUNTECH run the risk of having the opposite effect.

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We Investigate the Role Digitalisation Plays in Sustainable Agriculture

Climate change poses major challenges for agriculture. Here we ask about the importance of digitalisation in creating sustainable agriculture.

New Satellite Technology constellr Reduces Water Consumption in Agriculture

The constellr satellite system with infrared measuring instrument is intended to help make the irrigation of fields more sustainable.

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The Rise of Precision Agricultural Robots Paving the Way for Delicate Crop Handling

Modern agricultural robots pick even delicate fruits such as strawberries or tomatoes. They are could be set to solve several big problems in agriculture.