March 06, 2018
Insect Monitoring: Using Light to Detect Insects
Imagine you had the technology to determine where every insect in your field was and that you could spray only where the harmful insects were, saving pollinators and beneficial insects. This might sound like science fiction, but it is a reality: FaunaPhotonics has developed the technology and is working to bring it to farmers in collaboration with Bayer Digital Farming.
February 28, 2018
Using light sensors to understand pollinators
September 19, 2017
A new paradigm of farming
Tobias Menne on the opportunities of digitalization
We’re heading to a future with less pesticide use, which really improves the environmental footprint”, says Tobias Menne, Head of Digital Farming at Bayer. He predicts a turn-around in Bayer’s business model and in the way farmers work. “That’s a paradigm shift.” he says. “In the future we will sell healthy fields.
August 15, 2017
ForwardFarm provides precision pointers
June 13, 2017
Putting Digital Farming into Practice
Smart agriculture is gaining ground. In the Netherlands, the Bayer ForwardFarm Green Heart Farm has started to deploy digital farming solutions. The first results are anticipated by the end of 2017. The expected benefits are higher yields and valuable insights that farmer Jasper Roubos will make available to the Internet of Food & Farm 2020 project (IoF2020).
June 07, 2017
Digital Farming Increases Consumer Confidence
“I became a beta tester because I wanted to keep up with the latest developments,” says farmer Bernd Olligs, explaining his reasons for participating in Bayer’s Digital Farming test series. At his farm in Rommerskirchen, Germany, he grows sugar beets, potatoes, winter wheat, winter barley, oilseed rape, and corn, and always bears the consumers’ interests in mind.more
May 19, 2017
Increasing Productivity While Conserving Biodiversity
May 17, 2017
How Artificial Intelligence Is Driving Digital Farming