Crop Yield Tracking Using AI

SAPHI revolutionized the approach to crop management for a prominent agriculture business. Harnessing AI-driven analytics, we optimized crop yield tracking, resulting in data-informed farming strategies and increased harvest outputs.

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What Was The Problem?

In the realm of agriculture, accurate crop yield tracking is indispensable for planning and optimising harvests. However, traditional methods proved unreliable and lacked precision. The extant system faced challenges in predicting and managing yields, leading to missed opportunities and potential financial losses. With the pressing demands of a growing population and fluctuating market dynamics, there was an urgent necessity to transition to a more advanced, data-driven approach for efficient crop management.

What Was The Solution?

To address the crop yield challenges, SAPHI introduced an avant-garde AI-driven solution specifically crafted for crop monitoring. This system meticulously captured the vital details of crop growth and health using machine vision techniques. It analysed parameters such as plant height, colour variations, and other vital signs, ensuring a precise yield forecast. Utilising advanced AI algorithms, the solution identified potential issues, from pest infestations to suboptimal growth conditions. By integrating this solution, farms could make informed decisions without intruding on the natural growth process, ultimately ensuring maximised harvests.

What Were The Outcomes?

  • Significant cost reductions by sidestepping
  • Maintenance overheads were notably diminished.
  • Elevated crop monitoring through detailed AI-driven analytics.
  • High-fidelity data acquisition pivotal for accurate yield forecasts.
  • Tangible reduction in agricultural inefficiencies.
  • Swift insights into crop health and potential issues.
  • Enhanced farm operations with data-centric decision-making strategies.

What Skills Did SAPHI Use To Implement The Solution?

To realize the AI-powered crop yield tracking solution, SAPHI harnessed the collective knowledge of our interdisciplinary team of computer, electrical, and software engineers. The project leveraged a broad spectrum of our core competencies:

  • Embedded microcontroller programming 
  • Creation of robust and encrypted data communication channels.
  • Integration with specialised agricultural sensors and imaging systems.
  • Comprehensive data analytics tailored for agronomic insights.
  • Development and calibration of bespoke AI models for crop analysis.

What Support Did SAPHI Offer After Completion?

SAPHI provides customised packages to support the full system development life cycle and implementation of upgrades to support the evolving needs of our clients and their customers.


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