Until today, we are almost 7.4 billion people on the Planet Earth and we are expected to be almost 10 billion people by 2050. This data shows our need to increase food production. The agriculture of the future must reach these levels of supply, which will increase by almost 70%, taking into account the natural disasters that occur due to climate change, such as droughts, floods or plagues. More and more new technologies are being used in the agricultural world, and it has already been given a name, AgTech (Agricultural Technology).
There are many examples of techniques that are gradually being put in place, as well as many others that are in full development and that will promote progress and sustainability in today’s agriculture. A clear example of these advances is the use of drones in this sector, increasingly in demand.
These devices imply a change in the planning and the strategies that the farmers carry out, since they are used mainly to analyze the soil and the field by means of the reproduction of maps in 3D. This improves the decision-making process regarding seed planning patterns and reduces crop costs and improves crop sustainability. Another advance that is becoming increasingly important is in the machinery used in the fields. Recently, a new project was presented regarding a tractor that operates completely autonomous.
This vehicle can be controlled from a computer or Tablet and allows scheduling the tasks to optimize the maximum exploitation of the fields. In short, the agriculture of the future is based on sustainability, productivity and maximum utilization of the resources of the Earth.
At CINATUR, we join this new way of work and continue to innovate in our systems of production and distribution of fruits and vegetables, as it is very important for our consumers and our health.