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  • Artificial Intelligence

    FAO/Lekha Edirisinghe

    Today, artificial intelligence and robots have become an integral part of most agricultural processes. Robots and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are being utilized for the benefit of farmers and the agriculture industry as a whole. 

    Weather forecasting is one of the important aspects for farmers. Flying robots can help farmers with tasks such as crop monitoring, soil analysis and pest control, while AI software can help  predict weather conditions and make decisions about when to plant, harvest and apply pesticides, as well as reduce vulnerability to environmental extremes.

  • Carbon sequestration

    Motivation: Soils are important carbon stores. The release of greenhouse gases in the soil, particularly through agricultural activities, has consequences...

  • Apiculture

    Motivation: The vernal, or spring, equinox signals the beginning of nature's renewal. It is also the time of year when...

  • Vaccination

    Motivation: Human history proves that before the development of vaccines epidemics have mercilessly killed millions of people and livestock. It...

  • Tillage

    Motivation: The month of March is the right time for cultivating and preparing the land for planting and sowing crops...