About: Ulrich Adam

Agrifood 21-06-2017

Precision farming: the silver bullet for the future of european farming?

Rising demand for agricultural products and the need to protect the environment are putting increasing pressure on policy-makers and farmers to produce more with less.
Agrifood 22-03-2017

Smart farming seeks role in post-2020 CAP

Precision farming could play a leading role in making EU agriculture more sustainable. But green NGOs claim that the concentration of food production in the hands of the agri-food industry will have catastrophic consequences.
Agrifood 20-03-2017

Smart farming hinges on e-skills and rural internet access

The digitisation of agriculture could help Europe address food security and environmental issues at the same time. But realising this vision will require e-skills, proper broadband infrastructure and big data management, experts warn.
Data protection 28-02-2017

Report: Partial digitalisation will modernise farming equipment

Partial digitalisation may be the way forward for farmers still using mainly traditional mechanical equipment, according to the EU agricultural machinery industry.
Agrifood 03-02-2017

Agri-machinery expert: EU CAP should go digital to be ‘green and attractive’

The post-2020 EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) should include targeted support measures for farmers to invest in precision farming technologies with proven environmental benefits, Ulrich Adam said in an interview with EURACTIV.com.
Smart machines and data-driven farm management
Agrifood 23-10-2015

Enabling smart farming in Europe

The European Commission needs to step up its efforts to turn this smart farming opportunity into a success for farmers at all scales, writes Ulrich Adam

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