Use of technology in agriculture

Swapnil Shukla

Assistant Professor - Department of Mechanical Engineering Kalinga University, New Raipur

Primitive, traditional, and modern agricultural stages are just a few of the major phases that have characterized the development of agriculture. One of the key protagonists of ancient agriculture is doing some modest work with stoneware. Humans developed ironware and began employing tools made of iron and wood during the conventional agricultural phase, which significantly increased output. The agricultural economy advanced greatly during the modern agricultural stage, which saw the deployment of sophisticated agricultural machinery.

Agriculture in modern times encompasses more than just growing crops and raising cattle. Agriculture faces obstacles because of the environment, so all agricultural action  should be modern and scientific in nature. Farmers must lessen their environmental impact due to climate change, and this is where modern technology may help.

These are some examples of how computers are used in agriculture. Software that aids in predicting weather and calculating agricultural output Information on production, transportation, agricultural procedures, and costs involved in predicting and calculating profit and loss are all kept on computers.

The internet is increasingly used as a means of communication between farmers and agricultural specialists, facilitating knowledge exchange and serving as a resource for farmers looking to increase production and profit.

The practice of farming in those fields that take less work and produce more has evolved because to the application of software technologies

Mechanization has boosted production speed and quality while reducing labour requirements for humans and animals.

Farm Land Evaluation

In order to support what is now known as precision agriculture, ranking systems that carry out role assessments and give site assessments are being developed using geographic information systems (GIS). These interactive, high-tech devices offer information depending on a range of variables, including soil characteristics, drainage and slope issues, soil pH, nutrient status, etc..


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