Below are the types of emerging agriculture technologies that can bring a vital change in the field of agriculture in the future.
- Soil and Water Sensors: These technologies have an instant effect on the field of agriculture. These sensors are cheap, durable, and unobtrusive. These provide many benefits as they can effectively sense moisture and nitrogen levels, while the farms can use the information to know the perfect time for fertilizing and watering.
- Weather Tracking: An online weather service focuses solely on agriculture. Farmers are able to access this service along with a handheld system via mobile apps on their mobile devices. Also, this gives notification or signal about hair, frost, or other weather conditions. This helps farmers to take proper precautions to keep the crops safe and, at the same time, mitigate losses up to a particular level.
- Satellite Imaging: With the assistance of crop imagery, farmers are able to examine their crops easily. Assessing images regularly can help save a farm money and time. This state-of-the-art technology can be integrated with water, soil, and crop to allow farmers to get notifications on meeting risky and danger thresholds.
- Pervasive automation: This refers to a system that can lessen operator workload, like autonomous cars that are controlled via robotic or in remote, which makes seeding as well as fertilization fast.
- RFID technology: Water and soil sensors provide information, which can be linked with farming yields easily. This may look like science fiction, but it is proceeding towards a future in which farms can market themselves soon, having loyal clients track yields for purchase. Root trailers, grain trailers, and other machines help the agricultural process as well as its productivity.
- Vertical Farming: This is a major part of urban agriculture that refers to the technique of food production in vertically stacked layers. An extensive array of perks is provided the capability to develop in urban settings; as a result, fresh foods available quicker for a fraction of cost. But, this will not only be limited to urban settings. Farmers can use it to make use of the land available and grow crops that would be viable in such locations.
- Minichromosal technology: This is a tiny structure in a cell that takes account of small genetic material. With the use of this technology, a lot can be placed in agri-genetics and sometimes add even hundreds of traits to one plant. Sometimes these traits can be complex.
These are just some of the latest technologies in agriculture that can help the job in this field easier and faster.