Data and Digital Innovation
Chaired by Dr Anthony John, Department of International Trade
This session explores the latest innovations in digital and data – and how farmers can access the value that lies in disruptive technologies.
• Matthew Smith, Agrimetrics discusses getting the most from your data by addressing trust and the data market, which now offers a growing catalogue and value to the sector
• Luke Halsey, Farm 491 CEO reviews who is doing what in software interoperability, data aggregration and AI, and how it will impact on UK arable farms
• John Redhead, UK Centre of Ecology and Hydrology reveals a new web-based biodiversity app to help identify which parts of your farm are best used for woodland, pollinators or wildlife
• Jack Wrangham, Drone Ag talks about Skippy Scout, a smartphone-based app which enables farmers to fly a drone to points in a field and get accurate green area index (GAI), emerging plant counts and spot weeds and insect damage
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