August 18, 2017


The world will need to produce 70% more food in 2050 than it did in 2006 in order to feed the growing population of the Earth – ‘UN Food and Agriculture Organization. To meet this demand, farmers and agricultural companies are turning to the Internet of Things for analytics and greater production capabilities. Smart farming is a concept quickly catching on in the agricultural business. Offering high-precision crop control, useful data collection, and automated farming techniques, there are clearly many advantages a networked farm has to offer.

Business challenges

  • Operational efficiency
  • Workforce
  • Weather dependency
  • Crop health
  • Water, soil & fertilizer
  • Crop information
  • Livestock monitoring
  • Rising production cost


  • Resource optimization
  • Sensing for soil moisture and nutrients.
  • Controlling water usage for optimal plant growth.
  • Ecosystem management
  • Collect weather data which may impact crop.
  • Knowledge & training
  • Crop data analytics
  • Workforce management
  • Determining custom fertilizer profiles based on soil chemistry.
  • Knowledge & training
  • Livestock management – gather data regarding the health, well-being.