Many farmers are already aware of many precision agriculture tools. They know that their expensive combines have a bunch of fancy apps, and that there are many products claiming to solve all sorts of problems from weather to market information using digital technologies. Unfortunately, many of these apps can be daunting in several ways: the apps don’t all integrate together, they’re constantly being updated, they’re sold before the bugs are ironed out, they lock you into subscription contracts.
In this short unit, you will:
- Gain an appreciation of latest wave in agri innovation i.e. Agtech 4.0
- Understand commercialisation challenges in developing Agtech products
- Sense methods and strategies to make Agtech useful to farmers.