On the Farmer’s Radar: Top 10 Tech Trends for Agriculture

Cate Williams, Peter Wootton-Beard

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Abstract

Agricultural practice is approaching a threshold moment, where a new wave of technologies will contribute to a revolution in practice that is comparable to the one precipitated by widespread mechanisation. Termed agriculture 4.0, this new revolution will feature the gradual replacement of manual human labour, the pervasion of farm businesses by advanced information technology, and a food supply chain that is more connected than ever before. The following are some examples of technologies that are likely to drive this revolution, and have a profound impact on agricultural practices
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationFarming Connect
PublisherLlywodraeth Cymru | Welsh Government
Publication statusPublished - 14 Feb 2019

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