Crop yield prediction in Agriculture 📈

What is yield data in agriculture?

Yield data is information on the amount of crop produced by a farmer or farmer group. It includes the amount of crop harvested per hectare of land. This can be measured in tonnes, bushels, or any other unit of measurement depending on the crop. Yield data is important when it comes to agriculture because it can help farmers determine how much they should plant next season. In addition, yield data allows them to determine if there’s a problem with their crops that needs to be addressed.

What is remote sensing data?

Remote sensing is the science of acquiring information about an object or phenomenon without being in direct contact with the object and thus in a non-intrusive manner. It is used in agriculture to monitor crops, soil, and moisture conditions. Remote sensing uses electromagnetic radiation (EMR) emissions such as those emitted by radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible light, and ultraviolet light.

How does it work?

The following data sources are combined to create a varied weighting on yield projection numbers based on the present cropping season circumstances in various regions. Farmers Edge data scientists combine these data sources with the most recent advances in machine learning to update yield forecast estimates whenever a major yield component is disrupted.

How to increase crop yield with precision technologies?

Farm owners have debated and worked on raising agricultural yields for generations. Some of the methods discovered were effective, while others were ineffective. In addition to the invaluable experience of earlier generations of farmers, the agriculture industry may now profit from modern scientific and technological advancements. Let’s take a look at the most common ways for farmers to boost crop yields and how previous experience and new technology can be utilized to boost agricultural productivity.



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