How To Tackle Current Challenges In Agriculture With Digital Tools


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Session Overview

Curious to learn what the term New Frontiers means for mankind’s oldest industry – Agriculture? Want to change your perspective on modern farming? Learn about Agriculture’s diverse faces across the globe and how science, technology and digital products connect to enable a sustainable future.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Learn about the evolved industry, Agriculture is not how it used to be
  • Learn more about the problem we’re trying to solve
  • Technology with a purpose is the best job in the world

This session is for you if…you want to understand how technology advancements are empowering our customers, and if you are open broaden your perspective on modern farming. Learn about an industry that probably does not come to your mind immediately when thinking about technology and how it makes a difference.

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