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Space in service of agriculture - Infographic


Satellite data fosters the development of sustainable agriculture and helps farmers better manage resources such as water, pesticides and fertilizer. This way, they can maximize the use of their lands, which in turn benefits all Canadians. (Credit: Canadian Space Agency)

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  • Monitor plant growth and estimate crop productivity
  • Assess soil and crop health
  • Facilitate sustainable management of farmlands
  • Maximize crop yields while reducing energy consumption
  • Assess soil moisture and irrigation requirements
  • Avoid waste of fertilizer, pesticide and water
  • Better forecast precipitation and risk of crop disease

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Photo taken on February 28, 2019

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