Agrotechnology to Fight Hunger

Are farming technologies going to save the world from hunger?

Agrotech (Agriculture Technology)

Green Tractors

The new generation of tractors is now running on electricity. These electric tractors use less energy and produce virtually no pollution at all. In contrast, the old tractors used gasoline and petroleum as their fuels which were highly inefficient and emitted a considerable amount of CO and CO2 into the atmosphere. What’s more the noise pollution in the old tractors was so much that it disrupted the wildlife around the farm. The new, green tractors do not make any noise pollution.

Internet of Things

IoT can play an important role in greenhouse farming technologies. IoT in farming comes in the form of weather and climate sensors. In an extensive greenhouse system, controlling temperature and humidity is an essential factor to take into account.

Satellites

Farming operations depend heavily on weather systems. A sudden unexpected burn of rain or heavy winds can significantly disrupt farming processes and ruin the crops. Therefore, the more data farmers have, the easier it will be to make a schedule.

Artificial intelligence and machine learning

AI and ML can also help farmers make their operations more efficient. What happens in two ways: by providing information and automizing processes. The information that AI and ML give farmers includes which parts of the farm need more fertilization, water, or harvesting. Farmers can also know about rain and heat patterns. Farmers can also use AI-controlled drones to oversee farming and day-to-day operations.

Companies that offer farming technologies

Deere & Company (DE)

Deere, along with its subsidiaries, works in agriculture, construction, and financial sections. In the agricultural section, Deere makes tractors in several sizes, Combine machines, and harvesters for different crops.

CNH Industrial NV (CNHI)

CNH Industrial is headquartered in London, specializing in designing and manufacturing specialty vehicles. From construction to agriculture, buses, trucks, and other industrial machines. This company has over 64,000 employees in 180 countries. CNH Industrial’s facilities include 66 factories and 57 research and development sites.

AGCO Corporation (AGCO)

AGCO is another leading name in the design, manufacture, and distribution of agricultural solutions. AGCO specializes in making tractors in various sizes for different kinds of farms. All farms need silos to keep the extra crops. AGCO also manufactures storage facilities for drying crops and keeping them in a suitable temperature and humidity.

Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (MAHMF)

Mahindra was founded in 1945 and had offices and facilities in more than 150 countries around the globe. Mahindra’s range of activities has expanded to 22 critical industries over the years. Mahindra is headquartered in India and has played an essential role in the country’s industrial revolution.

How large is the market size for agricultural equipment?

The market size for agricultural equipment was estimated to be 183.85 billion dollars in 2020. This market’s annual growth rate is 8.2 %, and it is forecasted to reach 276.85 billion dollars by 2025. This market is mainly driven by the need to adapt to global warming and soil erosion that’s plaguing the farming industry these days.

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