AGROS project concludes contribution to sustainable agri

AGROS project concludes contribution to sustainable agri
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On 24 April the AGROS closing event will take place in Wageningen. During this event, the researchers will present the results of the project and share their insights on the transition to a more sustainable future for the agricultural sector.

Dutch agriculture, horticulture and livestock farming face major challenges in the coming years. Society demands healthy, sustainably produced products. At the same time, companies face increasingly complex regulations, increased costs and a lack of qualified personnel. To meet these challenges, the sector must switch to sustainable production systems based on data and intelligence. This is the only way for entrepreneurs to maintain oversight of their system and remain economically viable. In the past few years, the AGROS project has examined how technology can contribute to this transition, and researchers have looked at how different sectors can learn from each other.

Cucumbers grown with artificial intelligence

For horticulture, researchers worked on "autonomous greenhouses" in which cultivation was controlled by intelligent algorithms. A successful validation trial took place last year. 

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