I need to be honest: when I picture farming, I immediately think of an ox pulling a cart in a field. Turns out, my concept of farming is severely outdated.
Technology in farming, like technology in all other industries, has evolved. It has streamlined processes, resulting in higher efficiencies, less waste, and higher production levels.
Here are a few examples of technology in the farming industry:
Farm Management Apps
Apps have proven to be an asset in the farming industry. Farm management apps exist to perform necessary functions such as:
- Mapping field boundaries
- Remotely irrigate fields, selecting which material to be dispersed
- Keeping cloud-based digital records
- Managing and maintaining fleets
Much like the construction industry, drones have proven to be quite useful in agriculture. Drones can be used to:
- Monitor fields
- Increase production and yields
- Identify pests and reduce crop damage
- Track farm progress
What technology do you see making the biggest impact in the agricultural industry? Share your thoughts with me below!