Develop a simple but effective Tele-consultation application for farmers to fecilitate agriculture

Abstract : Decision support tools, usually considered to be software-based, may be an important part of the quest for evidence-based decision-making in agriculture to improve productivity and environmental outputs. These tools can lead users through clear steps and suggest optimal decision paths or may act more as information sources to improve the evidence base for decisions. Yet, despite their availability in a wide range of formats, studies in several countries have shown uptake to be disappointingly low. This paper uses a mixed methods approach to investigate the factors affecting the uptake and use of decision support tools by farmers and advisers in the UK. Through a combination of qualitative interviews and quantitative surveys, we found that fifteen factors are influential in convincing farmers and advisers to use decision support tools, which include usability, cost-effectiveness, performance, relevance to user, and compatibility with compliance demands. This study finds a plethora of agricultural decision support tools in operation in the UK, yet, like other studies, shows that their uptake is low. A better understanding of the fifteen factors identified should lead to more effective design and delivery of tools in the future.
 ? More specifically, SFTs presented in scientific papers are not indicated as a significant replacement of an existing tool, ? The factors affecting adoption readiness of SFTs showed a constant trend of change. SFTs from research projects and commercial products were indicated as a significant replacement of existing solutions, but not bringing major changes in existing agricultural systems. ? Therefore, to assist the delivery of existing tools, and the design of future tools, we identify a number of key characteristics affecting the use of DST by farmers and advisers in the UK.
 ? The focus was on economic impact and less on labor and environmental issues. ? We examined the published indicators to create a list of KPIs to be used for assessing the impact of SFTs in terms of three main issues associated with agricultural systems that are of high importance for end-users and the general public: farm economics. ? Fertilization is indeed one of the targets for variable rate application to ensure yield maintenance or even increase yield with the least possible nutrients applied and EU research projects seem to fund this issue to a great extent.
 • Each of the manufacturers was asked to give a presentation describing the purpose of their system and the factors that they had considered when designing the system. • A farmer need to know when to plant, when to irrigate, when to fertilize, and when to harvest. Also they need to know how to protect ourselves from pesticides and from harvesting after harvest. • An administrator is a controller for everything being equal. The administrator can sign in with the managerial secret word and afterward get to this site. They can acknowledge or dismiss any solicitation.
 • The economic and environmental challenges that SFTs face were determined by a set of key performance indicators (KPIs). • This may be explained by research projects assessing several aspects of SFT performance, while scientific papers focus mainly on technological achievements and commercial products in terms of the SFT economic gains for the end-user. • Smart farming is based on a precise and resource-efficient approach and attempts to achieve higher efficiency on agricultural goods production with increased quality in a sustainable basis.

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