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Smart farming technology being trialled on Island

Hopes tech could save time and cut costs

Smart farming technology is being trialled on the Isle of Man.

It's part of research being carried out by the Manx Technology Group and the Rural Business Consultancy.

Initial stages will cover aspects such as soil nutrient analysis, livestock monitoring, drone crop analysis and asset tracking.

A farm in the north of the Island is participating - there's also been interest in the middle region and the south.

Joe Hughes is the chief executive of the Manx Technology Group:

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