The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture information to farmers.
Under the project, a pilot study will be undertaken in three districts -- Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal, Gujarat's Rajkot and Maharashtra's Nanded.
IBM's Watson Decision Platform will give solution in the field of agriculture through Artificial Intelligence (AI) and weather technology at village level/farm level to provide weather forecast and soil moisture information on pro bono basis to help farmers for taking decisions regarding water and crop management for better production and productivity.
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