Volga Baikal AGRO NEWS Update on the Digitalization in the Agricultural Sector !!!
Digital weather and climate forecast platform for farmers to appear in Russia by 2025 !!!
The platform is expected to be the country’s first system for collecting and processing big data in agriculture.
A digital weather, soil and climate data platform will appear in Russia by 2025. Konstantin Ivanov, executive secretary of the FoodNet market of the National Technology Initiative (NTI), announced this to TASS at the Archipelago 2022 project and educational intensive on Friday.
FoodNet market specialists are working on creating uniform standards for processing and storing data between different services and equipment involved in agriculture. This will allow better processing of information, analyzing the relationship between different processes, which will ultimately increase the efficiency of agricultural work, he believes.
“[Common standards will] create a single digital platform for data collected by various agricultural equipment, digital agro-industrial services, from weather forecasting, climate monitoring to agrochemistry, soil processes. Such a platform will appear by 2025,” Ivanov said.
The platform is expected to be the country’s first system for collecting and processing big data in agriculture. Its users may include agricultural enterprises and equipment manufacturers, as well as scientific organizations.