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The CAPIGI conference connects people from government, science, ag-industry and geospatial businesses to discuss the application of geospatial data and systems in agriculture. The sessions are grouped around themes: Setting-the-Scene, Mainstreaming Precision Farming, Space applications, ICT, Big Data and Drones. On this website you will find relevant information on speakers, sessions and the programme. And in addition to the talks and discussions in Rotterdam, CAPIGI offers a field visit to see latest advancements to drones and other precision agriculture technologies. 

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CAPIGI 2018: Performance Agriculture

Put CAPIGI in your calendar and join us 9-11 April 2018 on the 8th CAPIGI conference! For 2018, we have chosen to focus on “PERFORMANCE AGRICULTURE”.

CAPIGI GeoAgri 2016: “Insightful, exciting, state-of-the-art”

Insightful” is how one of CAPIGI GeoAgri 2016’s visitors describes the conference, which took place from 24 – 26 May 2016 in the World Trade Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Other visitors said: “Good mixture of speakers from industry, public sector and research” and “Good discussion platform for Precision Agriculture”. The successful conference attracted enthusiastic visitors, offered a unique drone field trip and many possibilities to network. Especially this year the possibility to network was increased.
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DG-AGRI completes CAPIGI Opening

We are pleased to announce that Arie van der Greft of the European Commission, DG-AGRI will speak at CAPIGI! Mr. van der Greft will introduce the latest developments at the Commission concerning the use of geospatial data for the so-called CAP-declarations. 

Size does matter: the uptake of GNSS

A RECENT SURVEY OF DUTCH FARMERS SHOWS THAT ALTHOUGH SIZE DOES MATTER, SMALLER FARMS CAN BENEFIT FROM THE UPTAKE OF GNSS.

Global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) are a key enabler for preci- sion agriculture. Driving on perfect parallel lines, avoiding overlaps and gaps in cultivation activities, and reducing driver fatigue through autopilot applications have been the main incentives for farmers to invest in GNSS systems.
 

Focus Group Precision Farming

The European Commission launches a call for experts for 4 new EIP-AGRI Focus Groups. The closing date for applications is 8-APR-2014. There are several presentations related to the EIP-AGRI Network and focus groups. Don't miss this last change before the deadline to interact with insiders. Read more ...

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