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Digitally transforming agriculture

26/01/2023 07:48 PM | Click to read full article

At the moment, a sizable part of farmers’ yield is still lost to pests and diseases during cultivation and storage. The place of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and Machine Learning (ML) in the agricultural space cannot be overemphasized. With capabilities like soil monitoring, weather prediction, and multi-crop harvesting at a local level, farmers are better guided to yield better harvests. There were at least 1,000 agriculture (agritech) startups in India as of March 2022 with funding surpassing $1.6b by 2021.