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Interview with farmer involved in DEMETER pilot

Edvard Shermandini from Georgia explains more about his experience in the DEMETER project.  Edvard is involved in Pilot 5.1 ‘Disease Prediction and Supply Chain Transparency for Orchards/Vineyards’. The pilot focuses on complete farm management in vineyards and orchards, providing pest and disease management tools to optimise pesticide usage and increase crop quality. It is running in Serbia,...
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DEMETER presents at AgriTech 4.0 conference

DEMETER participated in the AgriTech 4.0 virtual conference which took place on January 29th and February 19th. The conference explored the wide range of opportunities available through programmes, development, support, and investment opportunities, and examined how new and changing technologies will influence the agriculture environment over the next 25 years, providing sustainable food solutions. DEMETER...
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DEMETER participates at Future of Agritech event

DEMETER project coordinator, Kevin Doolin, participated on behalf of DEMETER at the recent agritech conference powered by Design Terminal and X-Europe. The conference focused on the future of agriculture, bringing industry players and the agrifood community to share their insight of a resilient and innovative sector based on digitalisation. Kevin participated in the panel talk...
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Digital Around the World Forum – A Global 24-hour Conference

For its 10th anniversary, the IoT Forum is launching a new 24 hours non-stop virtual conference that will roll over the World to run a quite unique event on emerging technologies and digital transformation. The event will bring together experts from all continents to present and discuss the latest technological innovations and trends in digital transformation:...
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DEMETER contribute to Osservatorio Smart AgriFood workshop

DEMETER project coordinator, Kevin Doolin, recently contributed to an Osservatorio Smart AgriFood workshop by Politecnico di Milano and Brescia University. Kevin prepared a video for the keynote session from Image Line which discussed European H2020 projects dealing with interoperability in agriculture. DEMETER sister project, ATLAS, also participated in the same session. Kevin outlined the role...
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Interview Series: Fabienne Seibold, John Deere

In this edition of our interview series, we catch up with Fabienne Seibold from John Deere. Fabienne is the leader of the Pilot Cluster 2 within DEMETER. The cluster focuses on arable crops but specifically on the usage of agricultural machinery and the establishment of precision farming. The pilots concentrate on monitoring arable crops through...
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DEMETER paper on Machine Learning for olive phenology prediction presented at GIOTS.

The DEMETER pilot project focusing on Decision Support Systems to support olive growing was presented recently at the virtual Global IoT Summit (GIOTS). The presentation and paper focused on ‘Machine Learning for olive phenology prediction and base temperature optimisation’ and was delivered by Noelia Oses, Izar Azpiroz, Marco Quartulli and Igor García of Vicomtech and...
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Digitisation in the wine industry

Representatives from company “13. jul Planaze”, University of Donja Gorica and DunavNET participated in a panel discussion that took place in Plantaže’s wine cellar Šipčanik on December 12, 2019. The discussion covered perspectives and directions for new developments in the company, where digital transformation was one of the main topics. We had a chance to inform all...