Posts about Sustainability

Smart farming refers to a new way to manage farms using modern information and communications technologies to increase the quantity and quality of agricultural products, improve efficiencies and productivity, as well as reduce costs. By leveraging the capabilities of the internet of things (IoT), smart farming can utilize technologies such as sensors, software, connectivity, location information, automation and data analytics, to make farming processes data-driven and data-enabled. With IoT, farmers can monitor field conditions without even going to the field and make strategic decisions for the whole farm, a particular crop or even a single plant (or animal), if necessary ...

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Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and an excellent start to 2019. Well, for me, Christmas dinner was somewhat in doubt, since the wife (Sarah) and I, in our profound wisdom, decided to have a new kitchen fitted. Unbeknown to us, something we found out later when all the chaos came to a conclusion and the dust literally settled, was that the neighbors were taking bets and the odds weren’t in our favor ...
 
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More and more, we are encouraged to be mindful of our energy use and with its increasing cost, I dare say, it’s become somewhat difficult to ignore. Naturally, cost isn’t just a contributing factor to our need to become greener and to reduce our overall energy consumption, whether that’s for water, electricity or gas – we are indeed reminded that there isn’t an unlimited supply ...

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