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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 decision-making processes is becoming essential for stakeholders to adapt to the evolving landscape effectively.

Companies like Meteomatics specialize in providing high-resolution commercial weather forecasting and innovative solutions like the Weather API. The Weather API serves as a bridge between weather data sources and software applications, offering real-time, forecasted, and historical weather information in a structured format.

The full text of the good practice is available to read and download in PDF format from the AgriSkills 4.0 e-Learning platform, section “Good practices”. You just need to search for it by name using the search box.

You will find additional 45 good practices, initiatives and use cases in the AgriSkills Reference Catalogue titled “AgriSkills Guidebook on Digitalization in Agriculture”.

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