Machine Learning Can Help You To Find Plant Diseases

Smallholder family farming is the backbone of agriculture at developing countries. There are 500 millions smallholder farmer all around the world.  Pests and plant diseases are one of the biggest problem of farmers and these smallholders players usually don’t have enough chance to have consultancy. Luckily machine learning can help them about this. The app Plantix can be answer of this question. Just a simple smartphone can help you detect disease by taking photo of the plant. App. is not only detecting but also suggesting you possible solutions. Every new image is increasing recognition performance.

Plantix - AI-driven plant disease detection

Farmers Can Turn Their Data to Revenue Stream?

Data can be really revenue stream for farmers? Unless there is still a discussion about ownership about data

Who Owns Farmers’ Big Data?

Earning money from farm data is possible now. Technology startup FarMobile created DataStore to sell electronic farm records data. And they are harvesting farm data $1/acre.

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