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Agriculture News : Brainstorming Session on Fruit Farms for Higher Productivity and Profits

Digital India initiative of the Government of India has the potential to make development in agriculture sector. Digital linking of Fruit Farms to make them smarter with higher productivity and profits is an important journey towards implementation of Real Time Farm Management and Traceability solutions.

There is a tremendous scope for use of digital information in the form of smart expert systems and technology interventions on fruit cultivation and orchard management.

ICAR-IARI, New Delhi is organizing a Brainstorming Session on “Digitally linked Smart Fruit Farms for higher productivity and profits‟ on 7th March, 2016 at 10.00 AM in the Library Conference Hall, IARI, New Delhi.

The session aims to discuss following points:
(a) The modalities for making fruit farms smart
(b) Strategy to transfer climate-smart technologies to fruit growers through digital linkage to transform vulnerable fruit farms into sustainable and productive fruit farms.
(c) Climate-resilient adaptation technologies, location specific forecasts, early warnings and advisories for fruit crops.
(d) Research and policy interventions for developing a challenge program with a broad range of partners under PPP mode to ensure increased fruit productivity and long term competitiveness.