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Digital Agriculture - A Computer Scientist's View


Date: Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 6:30 pm - 9 pm.

Venue: The Boathouse, 14 Chesterton Rd, Cambridge, CB4 3AX.

Speaker: Professor Mario Caccamo, National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB)

The advance in technology for gathering data from fields and crops is revolutionising agriculture. Professor Mario Caccamo, from the Cambridge-based National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB), will present examples from his work on data integration and crop modelling, and share his ideas of how, with the help of drones and sensors, this will shape the future of agriculture, improving food security and food quality.