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Enterprise Technology Review | Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The effectiveness of advanced farm management solutions can be determined by considering the features they offer.    

FREMONT, CA: As technology makes inroads into the agricultural sector, farm management solutions are finding a lot of takers. The farming process is long-drawn and complicated. A number of factors determine productivity and output. Vast volumes of raw materials, yields, and an extensive amount of farming equipment are involved. Managing all of these aspects efficiently is a difficult task. Farm management solutions, backed by advanced technologies, are enabling smart management of resources and driving up efficiencies for farmers. However, choosing the right software solution is crucial when it comes to getting the best returns on investment. Some essential considerations that help determine an ideal farm management solution are listed below. 

• An Integrated Platform

Farming involves a variety of activities. Many technology providers have developed dedicated software solutions for specific processes. These solutions have limited functionalities beyond which they are not of much use. Rather than opting for a set of such solutions, a single solution that offers diverse functionalities can prove to be more advantageous in farm management. An integrated solution eliminates the need to duplicate data. The issue of compatibility between different solutions does not arise, as well. On the other hand, farmers get top experience seamless farm management that gives better results.

• Ease of Transformation

Shifting from traditional to modern, technology-enabled farm management practices can be challenging. A farm management solution that simplifies this aspect and makes the transformation easy can be considered valuable. A quick set-up, followed by immediate operability, is vital. Given that technology might be challenging for some farmers, farm management solutions should ideally be easy to use. Intuitive features that provide sufficient support are considered effective.

• Data Privacy and Ownership

Data privacy and ownership remains a spot of bother for technology adopters. An ideal farm management solution should offer complete transparency regarding how and where data is stored. It should also ensure that no third party has access to a farm owner's data. With robust security measures that guard data, farm management solutions can tick the safety box as well.

Finding the right fit is essential when it comes to selecting farm management solutions.

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