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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 8, August 2020 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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The Development Of Smart Farming Technologies And Its Application In Malaysia

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AUTHOR(S)

Gabriel Wee Wei En, Haritharan Devanthran

 

KEYWORDS

Agricultural innovation, big data, cloud computing, information technology, internet of thing.

 

ABSTRACT

Smart farming is a development in the agriculture industry by integrating information and communication technologies (ICT) into agricultural production. New technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud system are expected to enhance this development by introducing artificial intelligence and robots in farming. This paper aims to gain insight into the development of smart farming technologies based on worldwide scientific literatures and to explore the adoption of smart farming technologies in Malaysia from the perspectives of experienced farmers in this field. The research includes conducting meta-analysis to combine the results from worldwide journals on the development of smart farming technologies in Malaysia. The research on Smart Farming technology started from 1999 with ‘Precision Farming’, Soil Properties’ and ‘Sustainable Agriculture’ after the introduction of the Third National Agricultural Policy (NAP3) in 1998. ‘Internet of Things’ was identified as the most researched Smart Farming technology in Malaysia. The trend of the development of Smart Farming technology in Malaysia is pointing towards urban farming solutions and achieving sustainable agriculture.

 

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