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
- 1453: Understanding the science behind the animal
- FutureFarm: the European farm of tomorrow
- Dairy Event
- Report on optimized fleet management to reduce energy consumption and costs-Rep.1:“Literature Review”
- 998: Village hubs
- 1634: Influencing farmers on climate change
- Report on initial costs structure and factor productivity - Potential savings/benefits from better precision farming and information management
- 1719: Influencing changes at the farm-level
- 1049: Food security, research, knowledge transfer and consumers
- Adoption of convergent ICTs by Chinese vegetable export companies and its strategic implications.
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.