Touch the Soil News #2036 (photo – Soybean Plants) (Courtesy of USDA, Public Domain)
AgWeb News Portal brings the story of a company called Taranis, which says it is in the business of scouting fields for real-time data on crops. The idea is to enable farmers and agronomists with the best data for decision making. By leveraging modern drone technology with special cameras, data can be collected and analyzed as never before in the past. Data that covers every acre and every plant leaf.
By leveraging millions of data points, Taranis AI models have been thoroughly trained to accurately identify and annotate emerging crops and their potential threats, including signs of diseases, nutrient deficiency, insects, and defoliation.