The farmer’s perspective on data

In this article, we talk to Ionel Nedelcu, an Agronomist at Sopema Farm in Ialomita County, Romania. Ion is participating in the DEMETER pilot ‘IoT Corn Decision Support System Platform‘. This pilot aims to improve water management, including water quality, save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your...

Factors impacting farmers’ adoption of digital agriculture

Ethan Cleary, Ag Tech Policy & Innovation Executive, The Irish Farmers’ Association. Introduction European agriculture is facing an increasingly challenging future, with significant market and regulatory pressures to develop more environmentally sustainable practices while increasing productivity. Data-driven technologies play a critical role in addressing these challenges. With farming data being more abundant now than it...