The land-based sector employs information and communication technologies both in general business management and to improve the efficiency of operations.
- Precision farming as applied to crop management using remote/satellite sensing, livestock monitoring, water management, dairy production monitoring.
- Information and research use of the internet.
- Simulation and modelling
Cranfield University facilitates the Cranfield Centre for Precision Farming.
HAUC is host to NationalRural an online facility using contemporary web technology for rural organisations to exchange information.
Simulation models for use on pcs have been developed for a variety of purposes such as bulk grain drying (HGCA) and pest prediction (Warwick HRI).
OpenFields brings together authoritative information on land-based ITC from universities, colleges and the industry.
A sample of Items held in the Information technologies category
- 1582: Scientists, food insecurity and climate change
- 1718: Computer usage by farmers
- 1635: Lessons from the National Farmers Network
- Specification of system architecture
- 1028: Agricultural research partnership needed
- Environmental impact with environmental indicators - with precision farming and controlled traffic systems
- 1933: Reducing risks when lone working
- Preliminary report on optimized fleet management to reduce energy consumption and costs-Rep.2: Assessment of Potential Savings"
- 2120: Rural broadband and digital-only services
- 1175: Rural Broadband
- 1235: Biosystems Engineering
There are currently no subcategories in the Information technologies section.
Where Am I?
The OpenFields Library is a free online library contains items of interest to practitioners and researchers in the agricultural and landbased industries.