Delivered January 22, 2020. Contributor: ChristineD
Obtain insights and statistics on the benefits of precision agriculture on fruit-bearing plants such as pineapples.
Precision Agriculture Benefits
Pineapple farmers in Costa Rica are being trained on good agricultural practices (GAP) such as precison agriculture concepts, weed management, cost structuring, and other topics.
According to the farmers, they have gained some expertise on how to protect their plants from pests, how to properly use protective gears, how to read labels properly, and how to calibrate their equipment.
They also stated that they now have more knowledge on how to cultivate the soil and how to make sense of the cost structure.
In general, precision farming can enable farmers to earn more due to the higher yields.