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How will precision agriculture feed the world?

By the year 2050, the world’s population is expected to hit 10 billion. Feeding that population will mean increasing global food production by 70 percent — without poisoning the world’s water supply with nitrates in the process and meeting rising demands for high food quality.

That, in a nutshell, is the reason why agriculture needs to go digital, and in a hurry, says Robert Bell is executive director of the Space & Satellite Professionals International in an insightful article. The good news is that the adoption of new agriculture technology (agtech) over the past decade has been strong in many places. But there are also a downside – bandwidth…

Read the full article on Satellite Today