“Smart Farming” is the Future of Agriculture

  • Sensing technologies, including soil scanning, water, light, humidity, temperature management;
  • Software applications — specialized software solutions that target specific farm types;
  • Communication technologies, such as cellular communication;
  • Positioning technologies, including GPS;
  • Hardware and software systems that enable IoT-based solutions, robotics and automation; and
  • Data analytics, that underlies the decision making and prediction processes.
Technologies involved in smart farming, according to Beecham Research

IoT-based farming cycle:

Applications of IoT in agriculture

Precision Livestock Farming

Automation in Smart Greenhouses

Agricultural Drones

Internet of food and farm 2020

Third Green Revolution

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