Technology Trends Driving Change in the Grain Industry
Some of the technology trends driving change in the grain industry include:
Large data sets will require ongoing management and curation to support ongoing analysis.
Data analysis will be driven by improvements in artificial intelligence, modelling and forecasting.
Greater use of data in decision‐making will drive required improvements in connectivity and a change in grower education.
Labour shortages will drive automation of farm practices.
Demonstrated intellectual property management will drive the exchange of knowledge.
Australian scientific expertise will continue to leak overseas as international institutions provide greater stability and pay.
Existing supply chains and incumbent business models will be disrupted by digital innovations, including applications of artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain and ‘the internet of things’.