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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...
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Summer School of Science for high school students in Montenegro

DEMETER was featured in the presentation by UDG (University of Donja Gorica) at the Summer School of Science organized by PRONA, August 10-15, 2021. The event took place in Ivanova Korita, Montenegro and it was attended by the best high school students from all over the Montenegro. UDG professors and researchers gave presentation called “Digital...
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DEMETER to present at IoT Week 2021

The 10th edition of the IoT Week conference will be held from August 30th to September 3rd 2021 in a virtual format. The key theme of this online edition is defining the Next Generation IoT for a Sustainable Future. The IoT Week 2021 Program covers 12 main topics, featuring over 40 sessions. During 5 days,...
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SmartAgriHubs: gender equality and smart farming

The raison d’être of SmartAgriHubs is inclusive and exponential Agri-digital community and network building, showcasing Agri-digital innovation which leads to more sustainable and competitive European agriculture. While many achievements are evident, a bit of self-reflection prompted a question: In our quest for inclusiveness and innovation, had we overlooked the obvious?  What about women in agri-tech...
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New White Paper: Decision Support, Benchmarking and Performance Indicator Monitoring Tools

To enable the achievement of the DEMETER objectives, and to promote the targeted technological, business, adoption and socio-economic impacts, DEMETER is designing and developing a targeted decision support system (DSS) enabling the delivery of tailored advisory services to the agricultural sector. This DSS combines the data analytics from WP2 (Work Package 2 – Data and...
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DEMETER Podcast edition – FarmForum

In this edition of FarmForum, a podcast from APPR (Romanian Maize Growers’ Association), the digital transformation in agriculture is discussed. Cristina Cionga, European Affairs Director at APPR and Gabriel Lospa, Farm Program Manager with SIMAVI talk about the DEMETER project, its overall objectives in terms of interoperability and standardisation and focus in detail on the...
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White Paper: Understanding the farmer’s technology needs and requirements

DEMETER uses a multi actor approach (MAA) focusing on real problems or opportunities that farmers, and other end-users who need a solution are facing. Listening to farmers’ needs, interests and concerns is an essential process to ensure that DEMETER’s final solutions address real challenges. To understand these needs and concerns, a survey was conducted in...
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Decision Enablers & Advisory Support – New White Paper added

DEMETER aims to lead the Digital Transformation of the European Agrifood sector based on the rapid adoption of advanced technologies, such as Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Decision Support, Benchmarking, Earth Observation, etc., to increase performance in multiple aspects of farming operations, as well as to assure the viability and sustainability of the...
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Results of the DEMETER farmer survey

Earlier this year we sent a survey to the farmers actively trialling hardware and software in the DEMETER pilots to better understand their needs, interests, and concerns regarding the DEMETER project and in terms of the wider category of smart farming technologies. 20 pilot projects are running across 18 European countries. This survey was translated into...
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Interview with farmers from Plantaze participating in DEMETER

Milena Peruničić and Katarina Pavićević from ’13. jul Plantaže’, one of biggest and most important producers of grapes, wines and grape brandy in South Eastern Europe, talk to us about their experience in DEMETER. The video in Montenegrin is available below and English subtitles are available by clicking the subtitles/closed captions (CC) option. Milena, can...