Economic Times: Can high-tech firms with actionable inputs eliminate uncertainties in agriculture?

[Economic Times] – Sangarmesh Talikotti has been a farmer for 20 years and is well aware of the unpredictable factors that can affect his livelihood each season. The 40-year-old also knows that he has to use a mix of the traditional knowledge acquired over the years and modern methods to minimise the risks he faces every season. So when he heard about deploying internet of things (IoT) technology in farming, Talikotti did not hesitate. In March, he spentRs 38,000 to plant three sensors on his 2.5-acre tomato farm.