Source: Laser Focus World, 30.01.2019

Farming 4.0 and the photonics industry

It is rare that a politician is cited in a laser magazine. But last week, Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke about digital technologies for farming at the International Green Week, here in Berlin. Referring to precision farming, she said, "this technology enables us to look at each and every plant and to enter information on specific plants, thus reducing the need for fertilizers and making forecasts possible.
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