Emerging tech, farming and the impact on job skills in agriculture
There is a huge push on advancing farming technology, as it is seen as the solution to the world population crisis and the growing gap in global food provision.
However, emerging agricultural tech is not all about global visions and far-reaching needs. It is changing the face of grassroots farming every day.
This is a sector based on traditional skills, systems and working practices – often handed down through generations. Yet, there is strong evidence that new inventions and techniques are being willingly embraced. Not least as agricultural enterprises large and small can use emerging tech to do things faster, better and with less waste. This provides the economies needed to carve profit in a competitive marketplace.
Pathways to managing energy and water better within modern farming also make the industry more sustainable.