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New publication in Journal of Networking and Network Applications

Researchers in DEMETER from DunavNET, University of Donja Gorica and University of Belgrade have published a paper in the Journal of Networking and Network Applications (2022). The paper is titled, “Qualitative parameter analysis for Botrytis cinerea forecast modelling using IoT sensor networks’. Botrytis cinerea is a fungus that affects many plant species but attacks wine...
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Helping potato farmers make better informed decisions

The goal of the pilot “open platform for improved crop monitoring on potato farms” is to assist farmers in making sense of the data they collect, specifically data from harvesting machine. AVR Connect, the IoT cloud platform that collects data from AVR machinery (potato planters, trailed harvesters, and self-propelled harvesters), has been linked with WatchITgrow,...
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DEMETER partners present at IEEE COINS

The 2022 IEEE International Conference on Omni-layer Intelligent Systems (COINS) took place in Barcelona from 1-3 August. IEEE COINS brings together experts in Digital Transformation (from AI and IoT to Cloud, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, and Robotics) from around the globe. IEEE COINS includes a multi-disciplinary program from technical research papers, to panels, workshops, and tutorials on...
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Work ongoing in DEMETER Orchard pilot

Researchers from University of Donja Gorica and DunavNET installed the latest IoT equipment for monitoring soil moisture, air conditions, and pheromone traps with cameras. The equipment is integrated with the AgroNET platform that has been used in Nase voce for some time. This new setup covers the parcels recently added to the orchards. This pilot focuses on complete...
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New publication: Building an interoperable space for smart agriculture

Researchers in DEMETER from the Institute of Communications and Computer Systems, Athens, Greece; Walton Institute, Ireland; University of Murcia, Spain; Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland and Odin Solutions, Spain have recently published a paper ‘Building an interoperable space for smart agriculture’. The paper is available in Digital Communications and Networks https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dcan.2022.02.004 One of the main...
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DEMETER features in AIOTI publications

The Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI) has recently published a report titled ‘Role of IoT in addressing the agroecological focus of the Green Deal’.  DEMETER featured in the report demonstrating use-cases of how IoT is an enabler of sustainable farming and agroecological practices in the Common Agricultural Policy. As outlined in the report,...
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DEMETER participates at COP26 on Science and Innovation Day

Introduction On the 9th of November, DEMETER was excited to participate in COP26 with a one-day exhibition stand in the Green Zone. COP26 is the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference with the aim of bringing parties together to accelerate towards climate change action. The Green Zone at COP26 is where the public, civil society,...
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New blog – Interview with Cristina Cionga from Romanian Maize Growers Association

In this blog post we talk to Cristina Cionga from the Romanian Maize Growers Association, who recently organised their annual Maize Day event.  This event showcases digital technologies and included the IoT Corn Decision Support Platform currently being used in one of the DEMETER pilots. Can you tell us about yourself and the APPR? The...
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DEMETER presented at Workshop on Digitalization in Agriculture and Food Supply Chain

FoodHub Centre of Excellence and Faculty for Information Systems and Technologies at the University of Donja Gorica organized a workshop on Digitalization in Agriculture and Food Supply Chain. This was an online event managed through Moodle LMS platform during October 7-15, 2021. There was over 50 attendees, mainly students and faculty members, but also some...
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Future of Digital Agriculture at IoT Week 2021

IoT Week is a 5-day conference where leaders from the worlds of business, tech and science shed light on the future of technology and its impact on business and life. On September 1st, 2021, two sessions ran which were dedicated to digital agriculture and moderated by DEMETER project coordinator, Kevin Doolin. The agriculture sector faces...