Demeter Project H2020

Photo: DEMETER Scale Summary. Source: © CORDIS EU research results. Link: 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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

How Digital Agriculture Compliments the Regenerative Agriculture?

Photo © VectorMine Soil degradation is a growing threat to agricultural productivity worldwide. It refers to the decline in soil quality, fertility, and health, resulting from various human activities and natural processes. Addressing soil degradation is crucial for ensuring long-term agricultural productivity and sustainability. Practices like regenerative agriculture can help. What is Regenerative Agriculture? Regenerative […]

Intelligent Sensor Networks in Farming Machines

Photo: The combine harvestor at work. Source:© InSensEPro Efficient harvesting is a complex endeavor, with combine harvesters constantly adapting to field conditions and weather. Variations in plant size, spikes, grain count, and size, influenced by factors like soil quality, water distribution, and shading, eliminate any one-size-fits-all approach. This raises pivotal questions: How can we enhance […]

Indoor Vertical and Greenhouse Farming Controlled by Artificial Intelligence

Photo source: © wayhomestudio on Freepik  and ©iFarm  In recent years, there has been a significant surge in the demand for fresh, locally grown produce. This preference stems from a growing awareness of the importance of nutritious and sustainably sourced food. Locally grown produce holds a distinct advantage – it retains more nutrients and boasts superior quality. However, […]

Project “Wildretter F-C” – Wildlife Rescuer Research

Photo source: © Wildretter F-C        Often, farmers face a challenging dilemma: the need to mow their meadows for crucial fodder, while unaware of fawns hidden in the tall grass during this vulnerable phase. With a nearly nonexistent scent and instinct to remain motionless, these young deer evade both predators and humans. Tragically, mowers inadvertently […]