2nd Smart AKIS Innovation Workshop in France
A second French Smart AKIS Innovation Workshop was held during the Salon aux Champs which took place in Normandy on 30 and 31 August.
The program focused on providing an overview of exhibitors and animations on new smart farming technologies allowing “a new look at my fields”. Connected weather stations, sensors on equipment, drones for the release of trichograms, robots weeders, novelties in spraying … were presented to the participants of the workshop.
The Salon aux Champs being an outdoor event, live demonstrations of materials and tools was made possible. Then, the workshop focused on the use of GPS in agriculture with several testimonies from farmers, cuma managers, users of such devices.
Several suppliers of GPS solutions present at the Salon aux Champs (Trimble Vantage, Claas, Précisio, Agrial …) also contributed their point of view in order to contribute to the development of these precision farming devices.