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Tag: Agriculture

Fleet management solutions for connected farms

Overview The agricultural industry faces a significant challenge supplying a growing population with the healthiest and most ethical foods possible. The world’s population is expected to reach close to 10B people by 2050 and the arable land utilized to feed this population is on the decline. The farming industry has been functioning near peak efficiency […]

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Bayer Project Carbonview: Tracing Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) through the agriculture supply chain

Here at AWS we are incorporating sustainability measures in our business to deliver on Amazon’s commitment to building a sustainable business for our customers and the planet. In 2019, Amazon co-founded The Climate Pledge—a commitment to be net zero carbon across our business by 2040, 10 years ahead of the Paris Agreement. Similar to our […]

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Livestock Health and Quality of Life Monitoring on AWS with Agriculture Leader AGCO

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Introduction AGCO is an international Agriculture company focused on professional farm machinery that customers use through every phase of the farming process. AGCO’s Grain & Protein product lines include: a full-line of feed storage and delivery systems, feeders, scales, ventilation, […]

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Executive Conversations: Building Resiliency with Bob Reiter, Head of R&D, Bayer Crop Science

Bob Reiter, Head of R&D of Bayer Crop Science, joins Elizabeth Fastiggi, Worldwide Lead of Agriculture Business at AWS for a discussion on recent disruptions in the global food supply chain, examples of farmers building resiliency through data and analytics, and future trends for sustainability. Crop Science, a division of Bayer, provides a range of […]

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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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