"After February 24, what previously was starting to shake financial markets and filling them with uncertainty became a tangible concern about food security and supply chain disruptions around the world." The current geopolitical conflict between Ukraine and Russia has prompted us to write this article and share with you some things that we've been reflecting on about agriculture and food security.
ESG investment is good for the planet and your business. In a nutshell, adopting and monitoring business practices through esg standards can have a significant impact on corporate reputation, risk reduction, business management, as well as the culture and intrinsic value of any business. As a consequence, investors from all over the world are increasingly demanding companies to establish a strong ESG framework and practices in order to guarantee the organisation’s long-term sustainability.
How can satellite imagery help identify flooded regions when climate phenomenons like “La Niña” happen? “As climate change continues to impact the frequency and severity of extreme weather events, there is a growing ‘adaptation pressure’ on farms, regions, and sectors to remain productive and profitable.” Click here to read more!
Soil yourself with our new Feature! ⚡ After celebrating World Soil Day yesterday, we are thrilled to share that our new Feature is up and running. "The soil feature includes a handful of soil attributes: sand, silt clay, organic carbon, pH, and available water captivity. These attributes are great if you are an agronomist, but, for everyone else, how do we know which one is "better"?" Click here to read more of this Feature, its limitations, how it's useful for understanding farms within an area, and where our "loamyness" comes from. 👇
"Many farmers across Australia still do not have adequate access to internet services and digital resources, meaning much of the reported opportunities are not feasible for those users at this stage." Read more about this in our new article 👇
There's no better way to enjoy this day than to share the latest chat we had with Kipling Crossing about rain, rural property, and decision making. "Using historical observations, we can build up a general idea of how rainfall behaves on our farm. Therefore, our confidence in making decisions can come down to a handful of factors. " Click to read more and let us know your thoughts in the comments section 👇
One of the challenges at Agtuary is not the lack of data; instead, it is its abundance. There are many rich, publicly available datasets that the agricultural industry can use to make better decisions that can quickly add up to many terabytes of information on a national scale, leading to a big-data problem. How do we handle all of this data to transform it into a usable format for our users? Why does my processing algorithm crash? Or, why is this taking so long?