Competence Center “Weinbau 4.0″

Photo: Supporting drones operated at the wine growing facilities, Source: © Ulrich Spitzmüller, Emmendingen Regional winemakers encounter various challenges, including changes in industry structure, succession planning, labor shortages, climate change impacts, and sustainable farming practices. To address these issues, the “Weinbau 4.0” project, spearheaded by the Economic Development Agency of the Emmendingen district, was officially recognized […]

Weather API: From Challenges to Informed Action

Photo source: © Meteomatics, Link: https://www.meteomatics.com/en/weather-api/    Accurate weather data is crucial for optimizing agricultural practices such as irrigation, fertilization, and pest management, leading to improved crop quality and financial savings. Livestock welfare also benefits from precise weather forecasts, ensuring adequate shelter and provision of essentials like water and food. Incorporating climate projection data into agricultural […]

AgriSkills E-learning Platform: Bridging Borders in Digital Agriculture Education

We are excited to introduce you to an innovative e-Learning platform that’s revolutionizing the agricultural landscape. In today’s digital age, the farming industry is undergoing a transformation, with technology playing a pivotal role in driving efficiency, sustainability, and profitability. With this in mind, we’re thrilled to unveil our comprehensive training program, designed specifically for farmers […]

Small Farmers’ First Steps Towards Effective Digital Farming

Photo: © Suwin Puengsamrong, Dreamstime.com Digital agriculture, which encompasses the use of digital technologies in farming practices, has a significant influence on the sustainability of rural areas. digital agriculture empowers farmers with information, insights, and tools to adopt sustainable practices, optimize resource use, and enhance productivity. By integrating digital technologies into agricultural systems, rural areas […]

Embrace the Future and Start Exploring the World of Digital Agriculture

Are you ready to take your farming to the next level?  Digital agriculture is the future, and it’s time for you to join in. Embracing digital agriculture can bring significant benefits to your farm, including increased productivity, reduced costs, and better crop yields. By incorporating digital technologies, such as precision agriculture, remote sensing, and big […]

What Are the Current Skill Needs of Farmers for Success in Digital Transformation?

Our analysis of the skill development, knowledge, and competencies needed by farmers for the successful implementation of digital technologies is complete. The “Entrepreneurial Skills for the Digitization of Agriculture in Rural Areas“ is a study conducted in 2022 by our AgriSkills team across the rural areas of five European countries: Germany, Austria, Slovenia, North Macedonia, […]