Agribusiness includes farming and the companies that provide fertilizers, seeds, equipment, and transportation and facilitate farming. Farmers increasingly rely on IIoT solutions to manage planting and harvesting and analyze crops and conditions in the field using sensors and through images of fields captured from the air.
Benefits from IIoT solutions in agribusiness most frequently appear in the following areas:
- Farm production: Improved quality and yield through analysis of field conditions and optimized planting, fertilization, and harvesting through "smart" farm equipment, and intelligence gathered and shared by farm suppliers and producers of consumer products that contract with farmers
- Supply chain optimization: ...