AWS for Industries

Category: Agriculture

Understanding the cost of production in agriculture: How Perennia leverages AWS IoT

What does it truly cost to run an orchard, a vineyard, a farm? How do you take into account all of the inputs from planting, fertilization, irrigation, pest management, harvesting costs, regulatory assessment fees, labor costs, equipment costs, and overhead costs compared to yields and returns? It is an enormous amount of information to keep […]

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Creating the Connected Farm using sensor and vision data

Feeding the world requires continuous innovation – and as data has become the force multiplier in agriculture – the need for an integrated ecosystem.  There is no single solution that solves for creating the Connected Farm because every operation is different and unique in the data it needs to operate. AWS customers have shared their […]

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Calculating growing degree days using AWS Registry of Open Data

The selection of specific crops (corn, soybeans, wheat etc.) is dictated by the heat units and length of the growing season.  This is commonly calculated as Growing Degree Units.  The AWS Registry of Open Data contains global weather datasets dating back over 200 years enabling agricultural crop breeders in the seed/chemical/fertilizer business to optimize their […]

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The Cow Collar Wearable: How Halter benefits from FreeRTOS

Who is Halter, and what IoT product are they building? Halter (https://halterhq.com), based in New Zealand, is an agri-tech original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that focuses on cattle herd management. Halter creates GPS enabled, solar powered smart collars for cows. The collar hardware allows farmers to interact with an easy-to-use app to remotely set geographic boundaries […]

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