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
- Farmer's risk in decision making: the case of nitrogen application rates
- Briefing 1667: Where might science, technology and our understanding take us?
- A four national survey of farm information management and advanced farming systems: A descriptive analysis of survey responses
- Third Periodic Report for FutureFarm (2010)
- 1027: Broadband
- 1894: Land advisers incorporating ecosystem services
- Methods and procedures for automatic collection and management of data acquired from on-line sensors.
- 2059: Land-based education policy
- 1157: Business support for farmers
- 1213: Future of food and farming
There are currently no subcategories in the Information technologies section.
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The OpenFields Library is a free online library contains items of interest to practitioners and researchers in the agricultural and landbased industries.