Test Cases

Maize smart farming

Leader
AGROMAIS

Country
Portugal

Sector
Arable

Biogeographical region
Mediterranean

Range of digital technologies
Variable Rate Technology, Mapping Technology, Smart Irrigation

Target stakeholders
Farmers

Short description
The TC will take place in the Centre and South of Portugal in large fields irrigated by sprinkler pivots. The most developed farmers in the region that use high level technology will participate utilising productivity maps, variable rate application of fertilisers and pesticides, and smart irrigation solutions.

Major goals
Applying digital technologies’ in this TC farmers will achieve high yields and will reduce the inputs to the required levels, limiting the environmental impact of the crop.