Farmers Journal: Farmer writes: Smart farming and the internet-of-things


Farmer Kieran Sullivan attended a workshop in Brussels that looked at how different actors along the food production chain could benefit from the internet-of-things.

Kieran Sullivan jumped at the chance to go to Brussels and take part in a workshop on how the Internet-of-things can help smart farming.
Whether we like it or not, the internet is now part of our everyday lives. We socialise on it, read our newspapers on it, and order our food on it – to name but a few uses. Farming is no different and while we can’t grow food in it, the connected world of the internet is becoming a useful tool in the farmyard.