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Interview with DEMETER farmer

Potato farmer Jacob van den Borne participates in the pilot on “Open Platform for Improved Crop Monitoring in Potato Farms”. He is a pioneer in precision farming. Jacob collects a lot of data from his fields and uses the data to optimize field activities. He uses various platforms to visualize and analyze the data, including...
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DEMETER as an Interoperability platform with support of multiple standards

Arne Berre, SINTEF and DEMETER Standardisation Activity Coordinator One of the key challenges towards the realization of smart farming solutions is related to the lack of interoperability between different systems and platforms in the agri-food sector, especially the ones offered by different technology providers. It is also a concern for farmers that the technology that...
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New White Paper on DEMETER Multi Actor Approach

Technology is increasingly becoming an everyday necessity in agriculture. Novel technology can be found all over today’s farms, measuring animal behaviour, air and soil humidity or counting the number of fruit flies that occupy a land parcel. At the same time, the Agri-Tech environment is saturated with digital products from a diverse landscape of technology...
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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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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...
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DEMETER and ATLAS host joint webinar

Introduction Both the DEMETER and ATLAS project had committed to participate in several events such as Global IoT Week and the SmartAgriHubs event in Bucharest.  However, with the onset of COVID-19, such events were cancelled. Therefore, the coordinators decided to run a joint webinar, with the support of the EU Commission, to promote both projects...
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‘H2020 Agri-Tech Research in Europe’ webinar hosted by DEMETER & ATLAS

On June 18th H2020 projects, DEMETER and ATLAS will host a webinar presenting an overview of current EU (H2020) research in the Agri Tech space. It begins with an overview of emerging architectural approaches, implementation and standardisation. Following this we discuss how we engage real end users and stakeholders via our multiactor approaches. To finish...