Agtech Trends Transforming the Future
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Agtech Trends Transforming the Future

By CIOReview | Monday, March 15, 2021
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Agriculture-related technological advancements can have a significant impact on sustainability, food security, and future policies.

Fremont, CA: As technology advances, various sectors continue to alter and develop. Vaccines have been created, electric automobiles have been disseminated, and online shopping is now normal. Agriculture Technology (Agtech), which is seeing more automation, biotech technologies, and digitization, is another area that has grown dramatically. These Agtech trends are influencing the future of agriculture around the world, particularly in nations that are heavily reliant on imports or whose economies are substantially based on agriculture.

Agtech trends that are transforming the future:

Automation and robotics

Agriculture is incorporating automation and robotics in a variety of ways, including farm technology that minimizes the need for human work and irrigation systems that make effective use of natural resources, among other things. The latter is critical in nations where water scarcity is a problem. Governments and groups are working to make agriculture automation a common practice.

Farm management software

Farm management software solutions, which give insights on crop technical, commercial, and financial performance, are closely tied to automation. Farm management software aids in reducing supply chain interruption and increasing efficiency. There are a number of region-specific farm management software products available.

Precision pollination

Pollinators are vital to agriculture, but bee populations are dropping all across the world. Several firms are developing creative strategies to rehabilitate bee colonies and identify pollination alternatives to compensate for the diminishing bee population. It's also worth noting that animal pollination isn't required for all agricultural crops. Grasses, like wheat and barley, are pollinated by the wind.

Indoor farming

The harsh environment in some areas may impede the region's agricultural development. Indoor farming is a practical approach that decreases the risk of food insecurity while enhancing human control over growth conditions. Indoor farming, also known as Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA), is being introduced throughout the region, with greenhouses, vertical farms, aquaponics, and other automated growth conditions being established.