Posted on May 10, 2018 in IOT Mitesh Patel [email protected] https://www.solutionanalysts.com/ Contributing Writer Connected cars, smarter homes, and cities– the IoT (Internet of Things) has transformed our lives in many ways. The concept has enhanced our comforts through automation. Though various industry sectors have started leveraging the benefits of IoT, the agriculture sector is yet to avail its full potential. Many scopes for utilizing IoT remain unexplored in this sector, and smart farming is in the nascent stage. Importance of Agriculture 2.0 Rapid growth in population, rising resource constraints, and rapid changes in climate are a few stumbling blocks to farmers. As per the estimate of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), global food production needs to be risen by 70 percent to feed additional 2.3 billion people by 2050. Efficient management, optimized use of seeds and fertilizers along with precise and continuous monitoring can make this task achievable. Today, farmers in developing regions with a small-scale land account for almost 4/5 of total agricultural production. If they get the right and real-time information, they can increase the production through taking informed farming decisions. There, Agriculture 2.0 becomes a necessity. Enter IoT. The internet-enabled objects and sensors can be deployed… Read full this story
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