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The Future of Farming: AI Innovations That Are Transforming Agriculture

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Agriculture is a cornerstone of human civilization, a testament to our ability to harness nature for sustenance. Yet, this age-old industry faces many challenges that hamper productivity, impact livelihoods, and threaten global food security.

By 2050, we must produce 60 percent more food to feed a world population of 9.3 billion, reports the Food and Agriculture Organization. Given the current industry challenges, doing that with a farming-as-usual approach could be tricky. Moreover, this would extend the heavy toll we already place on our natural resources.

This is where Artificial Intelligence can come to our rescue. The AI in Agriculture Market is projected to grow from $1.7 billion in 2023 to $4.7 billion by 2028, highlighting the pivotal role of advanced technologies in this sector.

In developing countries, agriculture faces numerous challenges that can be addressed with the help of AI technology.

Some of the most difficult challenges include: Limited access to information, crop diseases and pest management, water management, soil health and fertility, yield prediction and optimization, supply chain inefficiencies, access to finance and credit.

By addressing these challenges, AI has the potential to significantly enhance agricultural productivity, improve livelihoods, and promote sustainable farming practices in developing countries.

Source: Forbes