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Smart farming and the global food supply; 11.2% CAGR via @iotguide

The concept of smart farming is advancing with a good pace in agricultural business. A networked farm can offer several advantages such as useful data collection, high-precision crop control, and automated farming techniques. Out of many advantages offered by Internet of Things (IoT ), its ability of innovating the landscape of present farming methods is ground-breaking. IoT sensors provide information on crop yields, pest infestation, soil nutrition, and rainfall. IoT offers precise data which can be utilized to better improve farming techniques. When the global population surpasses 10 billion, catering to food demands is expected to be the most crucial challenge to the world, according to a recent report on smart agriculture solutions . To prevent global starvation, governments across the world have started compelling agro-industrialists and farmers to boost their farm y...

Full article: http://embedded-computing.com/guest-blogs/32085/

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