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1st Edition

The Digital Age in Agriculture

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ISBN 9781032385808
February 8, 2023 Forthcoming by CRC Press
288 Pages 50 Color & 191 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The Digital Age in Agriculture presents information related to the digital age in the agriculture sector. Agriculture is an essential activity for the continuity of life, yet is very labor-intensive and faces a wide variety of challenges. In the struggle against these difficulties, the superior features offered by technology provide important benefits. These technologies require expertise in various technical disciplines, and The Digital Age in Agriculture provides information to readers allowing them to make more informed decisions and giving the opportunity to improve agricultural productivity.

Written by Mehmet Metin Özgüven, an expert who has conducted field studies and with a working technical knowledge of various topics pertaining to the agriculture age, this book covers many subjects important to the age of digital agriculture including precision agriculture and livestock farming, using agricultural robots and unmanned arial vehicles in agriculture practices, and image processing and machine vision. It is an essential read for researchers, agriculture sector workers, and agricultural engineers.

Table of Contents

Precision Agriculture. Precision Livestock Farming. Agricultural Robots. Use of Unmanned Arial Vehicles in Agriculture. Agriculture 5.0 and the Internet of Things. Image Processing and Machine Vision in Agriculture. Data Mining in Agriculture. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning in Agriculture.

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Associate Professor Dr. Mehmet Metin OZGUVEN was born in 1976 in Ankara. He graduated from Ankara Salih Alptekin Primary School in 1987 and from Ankara Ayrancı High School in 1993. He graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Machinery as an Agricultural Engineer in 1997. He graduated from Ankara University, Institute of Science and Technology, Department of Agricultural Machinery in 2000 as an Agricultural Engineer and in 2009 as a Doctor. On February 15, 2010, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor Doctor at Gaziosmanpaşa University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Machinery. In 2011, he was a visiting professor at North Carolina State University Agricultural Faculty Biological & Agricultural Engineering Agricultural Machinery Systems Engineering Department for three months. He is still working as a Associate Professor Dr. in Tokat Gaziosmanpaşa University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Biosystem Engineering. He is married and has two children. He has published about 60 national and international articles and papers in the fields of Precision Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Image Processing, Agricultural Robots, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Autonomous Vehicles, Electronic Applications in Agriculture, Agricultural Machinery, as well as Turkish Precision Agriculture and Renewable Energy Resources books. He was also the translation editor of the Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology (The Use of Information Technologies in Agriculture, Number of Pages: 575). He shares some of his publications at