The installation of sensors in the field has been adopted by several rural producers, as their use allows to obtain several important information about the plantation, the soil and other fundamental elements. In addition to enhancing and speeding up data collection, the sensors are also capable of carrying out commands automatically, executing tasks remotely, in real time.
Agriculture is living in a digital age marked by the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data, whose main function is to generate information that, after being analyzed, will assist the farmer in decision making in the field, which is increasingly assertive, and achieve better productivity.
Drones are a type of technology of extreme importance and can develop several functions in the field, such as capturing aerial images that allow monitoring the development of the crop in relation to the appearance of pests, diseases or other problems in the field.
These aircraft are equipped with special cameras, which after the images are processed generates images that allow monitoring the development of the crop through the identification of areas with water stress, pests or diseases.
The growth of agribusiness needs to go through the organization of the management of all operations included in the process. For this reason, several management software and applications are being made available on the market to assist the producer, especially in relation to production costs, and have become indispensable to facilitate the day-to-day tasks and management of agribusiness.