Worldwide Agriculture Digital Strategies

The agriculture industry is experiencing pressure from global demographic changes, shifting dietary tastes, resource scarcity, climate change, food security assurance, and increased global supply chains disruptions. At the same time, agriculture producers have business objectives of high crop productivity, lower costs, safer workers, and lower environmental impact. New digital technologies are being adopted across businesses, fields, and supply chain operations to support these objectives. Technology and data are playing an increasingly critical role across operations to enable decision support, automation, integration, and control. The Worldwide Agriculture Digital Strategies research advisory service provides insights into how agriculture companies are changing the way they buy technology, how they engage with technology suppliers, and how they innovate across their businesses to bring together the capabilities of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) to achieve business innovation and efficiency.

Markets and Subjects Analyzed

  • Digital transformation strategies (DX) adopted by agriculture and related companies in the agriculture ecosystem
  • Global-, regional- and country-level agriculture sector review and market analysis
  • Agtech market trends, technology requirements, and investment directions
  • Technology investment outlook for new and emerging digital technologies

Core Research

  • Connectivity Challenges in Agriculture/5G
  • IDC Innovators: Animal Agriculture
  • IDC MarketGlance: Animal Agriculture
  • Vision Conference — Key Takeaways
  • Vision Conference Smart Cities and Agriculture Presentation
  • 5G Primer in Agriculture
  • IDC Survey: Artificial Intelligence Adoption and Use Cases in Agriculture
  • IoT Connectivity in Agriculture
  • TechBrief: Carbon Offset Programs
  • IDC Perspective: Remote Sensing and IT in Animals
  • IDC Perspective: Remote Sensing and IT in Soil Technologies
  • IDC PlanScape: LORAWAN for IoT in Agriculture
  • IDC Survey: Worldwide Agriculture Decision Maker Survey
  • IDC Perspective: Biologicals in Agriculture
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Agriculture Predictions
  • IDC Innovators: Autonomous Tractors
  • IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: IoT in Agriculture

In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.

Key Questions Answered

Our research addresses the following issues that are critical to your success:

  1. How can agriculture companies define DX strategies, drivers of change, and business objectives?
  2. How quickly is the agriculture industry maturing in its use of innovation accelerators and emerging technologies?
  3. What technologies are key to the future of the worldwide agriculture sector?
  4. How are agriculture companies responding to challenges associated with IT and OT choices within their operations?
  5. What is the competitive landscape of technology providers and the solutions available in the agriculture sector?

Companies Covered

AB Agri Limited, AGCO GmbH, ALLFLEX USA LLC, AT&T Inc., ATHIAN, INC., AbuErdan, Accelagen Pty Ltd., Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Aegro Informatica Ltda., Aeroagri, Afimilk Agricultural Cooperative Ltd., Ag Growth International Inc., AgCloud, AgJunction Inc., Agerris, Agersens, Agranimo, AgriWebb Pty. Ltd., Agrian Inc., Agriness Sistemas e Tecnologias da Informação SA, Agritech Analytics, Agrograph Inc., Agroptima SL, Agscent Pty Ltd., Agworld Pty. Ltd., Alpha Phenomics Inc., Alta Genetics Inc., Amazon Web Services Inc., American Vanguard Corp., AquaSpy Inc., Arable Labs Inc., Archer Daniels Midland Company, Armenta Ltd., Aspexit, Aviagen Group, Axichain Pty Ltd, BASF SE, BIOMILLENIA SAS, BOU-MATIC L.L.C., Barnstorm, Bayer AG, Big Dutchman, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, BovControl Inc., Bunge Ltd., Bushel Inc., CNH Global N.V., Cainthus, Calf Smart, Cambridge Animal Technologies Ltd, Capgemini Services SAS, Cattle Eye Ltd, Cattle Scan, CattleWorks, LLC, Cattler Corporation, Ceva Sante Animal, China Mobile Limited, Chobani LLC, Cisco Systems Inc., Claas Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien mbH, Cloudfarms AS, Codagenix, Inc., Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, Connecterra B.V., Cool Farm Alliance, Corteva Inc., Covetrus, Inc., CropMetrics, CropProphet, CropX Technologies Ltd., Croptimal, Croptimistic Technology Inc., Cropwise Operations, DELAIR SAS, Dairy LLC, DataFarming Pty Ltd., DeLaval, Dell Technologies Inc., Deloitte LLP, Deveron, Deveron UAS, Dragonfly GF Co., Ltd., Dragonfly Technologies Pty Ltd, EAGLE GENOMICS LIMITED, EIO Diagnostics Inc., ESMC, ET Water Systems Inc., Ecotrace Tecnologia da Informacao S.A., EggYXT, Elanco Animal Health Inc., Ernst & Young Global Limited, FRS Herdwatch Ltd, Farm Credit Canada, FarmFlight, FarmLab Pty Ltd, FarmTrace, FarmVu, FarmWise Labs Inc., Farmdok GmbH, Farmers Edge Inc., Farmnote, Inc., Fast Genetics, Feed Flow Ltd, Flowius, Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited, Gencove, Inc., Genesus Inc.,, GeoVisual Analytics, Geosys Holdings ULC, Good Earth Solutions LLC, Google LLC, Grain Data Solutions Inc., Granular Inc., GreenIQ, Groupe Limagrain Holding SA, HYDROGREEN, Halter, Hellmann Poultry GmbH & Co. KG, HerdDogg Inc., Hexagon AB, Horizon Group, Hortau, Inc., Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., IBM, ITRACKR SYSTEMS, INC., Icl Plc, Iyotah solutions, John Deere GmbH & Co. KG, KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA, Kleffmann GmbH, Kubota Corporation, Kuhn Group, Lely International N.V., Lenovo Group Limited, Louis Dreyfus Company B.V., Mahindra Group, Manna Irrigation Ltd., Merck & Co. Inc., MetaFarms, Inc., MimicTec Pty Ltd, Mobble Pty Ltd, Mojow Autonomous Solutions Inc., Monarch,, LLC, N.R. SOOS Technology Ltd, NTT Communications Corporation, Nedap N.V., Neo Industrial Oyj, Nofence, Novastock, Nutrien Ltd., Orlaco Products B.V., PLANET,INC., PLF Agritech, PRS Western Ag, Panoptistar Research Pty Ltd, Pty Ltd, PastureMap, Perdue Farms Inc., Performance Livestock Analytics, Inc., Pharm Robotics LLC, Pigchamp Pro Latino S A S., Pondus, Porphyrio, Proteon Pharmaceuticals S.A., Provix Inc., Quantum Genetics, Raven Bay Services, Raven Industries, Inc., Resilient Biotics, Rippa, SAP SE, SAS Institute Inc., SIGA Technologies Inc., SKIOLD LANDMECO, Sabanto, Samsung, Sanderson Farms, Inc., SemiosBio Technologies Inc., Shivrai Technologies Pvt. Ltd., SoilOptix Inc., Solinn Technologies Private Limited, SomaDetect, Stenon GmbH, Stock Move Express, SupPlant, Swarm Robotis, Swatrecords, SwineTech, Inc., Syngenta AG, TELUS Agriculture Solutions Inc., TELUS Corporation, TOPCON CORPORATION, Tambero, Tavant Technologies Inc., Telstra Corporation Limited, Tensorfield Agriculture, TerraCarbon LLC, Tetracam Inc., Tevatronic Ltd., Teys Australia Pty Ltd, The Climate Corporation, Trace Genomics Inc., Trans Ova Genetics Corporation, Trimble Inc., TrustBIX Inc., Truterra, LLC, VAS Integrated Solutions LLC, Vence Corp., Ves SA, Vyla, INC., XAG Co. Ltd., Xyonix Inc., YieldX Advisers, LLC, Zoetis Inc., myAnIML, smaXtec animal care GmbH

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Aron Cory, Ph.D.

Research Manager, Agriculture