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How smart farming could help olive farmers save water

Cutting edge-technologies can make a difference for olive farmers in Crete

Olive farming plays a key role for the economy of Crete, Greece’s biggest island. It also requires vast amounts of water: agriculture accounts for around 85% of Crete’s freshwater consumption, and olive farming represents a large part of these activities.

That’s where new technologies come in. Surprising applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) in farming can make farmers’ lives easier while protecting the environment and also creating added value for consumers.

How? Watch this short Euronews feature to find out.