Artificial Intelligence Applications in Agriculture

There cannot be a more ironic coming together, than of the oldest vocation of mankind and its latest technology. A few years preceding the current ad-vent of digital technology, the mean-ing of `agri-tech' was limited to im-provements or modifications in farm implements, ...

The dream of being an AI powerhouse

ake the Bengaluru-based Intello Labs, for instance. This is a start-up which helps buyers at agricultural mandis evaluate the quality of grains, fruits or vegetables. In the normal course, a buyer determines visually how much wheat is destroyed by pests, and if foreign particles are present, before offering the farmer a price.