Using Technology to Stay Connected while Social Distancing
The outbreak of COVID-19 has led countries to implement social distancing directives and companies to implement work from home policies, along with people having to cancel travel plans and generally stay home when they can. But staying home means that people need to communicate with friends and family and may also need to get work done. Thankfully, there are several solid video chatting and conferencing apps available that can help you keep in touch with everyone you need to, many of which are free.
Farm Business Skillnet, in conjunction with IFA, today (20th November) launched the findings of an extensive research project on the adoption of and attitudes towards digital technology in Irish agriculture. The research was conducted by Amárach, and funded by Skillnet Ireland. As a direct result of the findings, IFA announced an IOT (Internet of Things) pilot project on soil analysis in partnership with Vodafone Ireland and Remote Signals.