Enabling Digitization in Farming via Private 5G Connectivity

Photo source: © GeniusNetwork  In rural areas, wireless connectivity often suffers from poor performance due to inadequate infrastructure and geographical challenges like hills and valleys. This results in unreliable and slow internet access, making it difficult for farmers to adopt digital agricultural practices. To address this, GeniusNetwork offers a solution by providing reliable 5G connectivity tailored […]

Kmetija Čretnik: Holistic Farm Transformation for Enhanced Animal Welfare and Sustainable Productivity

Photo: © Farm Čretnik. Source: https://www.facebook.com/kmetijacretnik https://youtu.be/_BHu8DImp9U?si=QsUUNHAxncvBp9DW Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Slovenia, Farm Čretnik faced its fair share of challenges—a dilapidated barn, limited pasture space, and outdated farming practices. Determined to overcome these hurdles while prioritizing animal welfare and environmental sustainability, the farm embarked on a remarkable journey of transformation. The heart of […]

Demeter Project H2020

Photo: DEMETER Scale Summary. Source: © CORDIS EU research results. Link: https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/857202/reporting The EU is striving to support sustainable agriculture and food production while protecting natural resources and ensuring food safety. Smart farming, utilizing technologies like GPS, soil scanning, data management, and the Internet of Things (IoT), holds promise for improving both the quantity and […]

Poliprespa Sustainable Development Program

Photo source: © https://www.poliprespa.com/to-programma The Smart Farming program is a collaboration between Bodossaki Foundation, AB Vassilopoulos, and the American Farm School in Greece, aimed at supporting Greek agriculture. Their goal is to introduce new technologies to Greek farmers to improve productivity and sustainability. The program focuses on providing tools and training to farmers, promoting the use […]

Smart Farming Initiative

Photo source: © Smart Farming Initiative website.  Link: https://smartfarminginitiative.gr/ The Smart Farming program is a collaboration between Bodossaki Foundation, AB Vassilopoulos, and the American Farm School in Greece, aimed at supporting Greek agriculture. Their goal is to introduce new technologies to Greek farmers to improve productivity and sustainability. The program focuses on providing tools and training […]

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 […]

Digital Agriculture Support: The AgriSkills Training Course is Released

We’re excited to share the latest updates and accomplishments of the AgriSkills project, an initiative that’s transforming the landscape of agriculture through digital innovation and entrepreneurial skills development. Launched in 2022 and funded by the Erasmus+ Program, AgriSkills is on a mission to revolutionize the agriculture sector by fostering awareness and equipping individuals with the […]

Conventional Arable Farming Systems vs. Controlled Row Farming

Photo source: © Innovation Farm, Link: https://www.innovationfarm.at/projekte/vergleich-von-herkoemmlichen-ackerbausystem-zu-controlled-row-farming/ In their pursuit of optimal yields, farmers face age-old dilemmas. Traditional methods, although proven over time, often lead to inefficiency in the application of plant protection products, leading to increased costs and environmental concerns. Additionally, a lack of precision in crop management leaves fields vulnerable to suboptimal resource use […]