As data-driven farming models are taking off, farmers worry about the potential hurdles of combining and carrying farming and agronomic data from one provider to another, which would create a look-in situation for them.
In October 2014, the Member States agreed to curb domestic greenhouse gases’ (GHG) emissions by 40% compared to the 1990 levels. To achieve this goal, a revised regulation for including GHG emissions from the land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF) was proposed by the European Commission in 2016. The LULUCF regulation covers, among others, CO2 emissions and removals from cropland, grassland and forest management.
While drone farming is usually associated with field mapping, crop health assessment or application of fertilizers, the potential of drones for the monitoring of the large cattle holdings remains untapped.
FIESTA-IoT provides tools, techniques, processes and best practices enabling IoT testbed/platforms operators to interconnect their facilities in an interoperable way based upon cutting edge semantics-based solutions.
DG AGRI launched a public consultation on the future of the food supply chain. The stakeholders from the agriculture sector are invited to express their views on the unfair trading practices (UTPs) and the EU-wide measures fostering the fair competition in the food supply chain.