Tag: Big Data

VTT pilot uses big data to open forests up for sustainable use in the bioeconomy

VTT pilot uses big data to open forests up for sustainable use in the bioeconomy

January 10, 2019 |

In Finland, the whole of Europe is feverishly looking for new ways to use farm, forest and fishery resources more responsibly and sustainably and to promote the production of the best possible raw materials in order to increase the availability of food, energy and biomaterials. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, the Finnish Forest […]

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VTT partners on capturing big data and opening forest data for mobile apps

VTT partners on capturing big data and opening forest data for mobile apps

October 25, 2018 |

In Finland, the whole of Europe is feverishly looking for new ways to use farm, forest and fishery resources more responsibly and sustainably and to promote the production of the best possible raw materials in order to increase the availability of food, energy and biomaterials. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, the Finnish Forest […]

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How Big Data is Disrupting Agriculture from Biological Discovery to Farming Practices

How Big Data is Disrupting Agriculture from Biological Discovery to Farming Practices

June 14, 2016 |

By Vonnie Estes Sometimes we only know there was a revolution by looking in the rear view mirror. That is not the case with the disruption in agriculture today. We can see the innovation and disruption that’s occurring in real time all around us. With the need to produce more food using fewer inputs, agriculture […]

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Future Farm, Future Crop: Utopia or Dystopia? Part 2 of 5

Future Farm, Future Crop: Utopia or Dystopia? Part 2 of 5

August 10, 2015 |

Part II: UTOPIA? The Crop and Soil Technology Revolution, and what’s sizzling in drones, robotics and analytics. “They have built farm-houses over the whole country, which are well contrived and furnished with every necessary…those who live on the farms are never ignorant of agriculture, and commit no fatal errors, such as causing a scarcity of corn.”  […]

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