Agriculture

Enveritas Pilots IBM’s AI-powered AgroPad to Help Coffee Farmers

AI-powered technology will aid smallholder coffee farmers and help reduce global poverty in the coffee sector by 2030 A smart, AI-powered paper device the size of a business card dubbed the IBM AgroPad can remotely and quickly analyze soil samples for chemical composition – and could help smallholder coffee farmers save money and improve sustainability. […]

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Data-Driven Aquaculture Management

Aquaculture requires innovative solutions to address challenges including population growth, climate change and limited natural resources.

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IBM Research, Hello Tractor Pilot Agriculture Digital Wallet based on AI and Blockchain

In sub-Saharan Africa, more than 60 percent of crops are managed manually, with less than 20 percent managed by tractors and other machinery, an unsustainable model as food demand increases due to population growth averaging 11 million per year. In addition, up to 50 percent of farmers suffer post-harvest losses annually due to poor planting […]

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Smarter Farms: Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture

Bringing the power of Watson to farmers Agriculture, a $2.4 trillion industry, is a foundation of economies worldwide. Factors such as climate change, population growth and food security concerns have propelled the industry into seeking more innovative approaches to protecting and improving crop yield. As a result, artificial intelligence is steadily emerging as part of […]

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