In this episode of Knowledge is everything Let’s talk about an app 4.0 Techniques in Agribusiness. The concept of “4.0” first appeared in 2011 in a document from the German government on the country’s strategies in the field of technology. Since then it has been applied in various fields of knowledge.
In recent years, ground-based sensors, drones, satellite tracking systems and other devices have been introduced into the rural environment in order to collect data on variables that affect productivity, such as soil properties, climate change and pest prevalence. Agriculture 4.0 is applied in many Areas of agribusiness in Brazil.
With the development of technologies for the agricultural sector, agricultural technology companies appeared, start-ups focused on developing technological solutions for agribusiness. To encourage the sector, the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation signed a technical cooperation agreement to implement joint actions aimed at promoting R&D and Innovation 4.0 in companies and research institutions in the agricultural sector.
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