UK-wide survey of satellite technologies for farming now under way

Specialist consultancy London Economics and not-for-profit research organisation Satellite Applications Catapult has launched a survey of UK farmers and growers on their use of satellite-enabled technologies on their farms.

Image: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Image: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

This survey covers farmers' awareness of satellite-enabled agri-tech, what benefits or difficulties users have experienced, and what reservations non-users have about the technologies.

It will be used to inform ongoing research into how technologies can make farming more efficient, improve crop yield, and reduce the environmental impact.

SAC business development assistant Estel Blay Carreras said: "We would like to invite all farmers in the UK to fill out this short online survey. The questions are all multiple-choice questions and the survey will only take 10 minutes to complete."

The survey is available at: surveys.londoneconomics.co.uk/s/agritech/.


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