How AI is evolving the agricultural industry

AI is being used for more than just improving customer service. In addition to helping companies boost sales and productivity, AI is now being used to help automate statistical evidence used by the agricultural industry. Normally compiled via human analysis, AI is gathering statistics to help big companies such as Monsanto, DuPont, Land O’ Lakes, and smaller ventures like Beck’s Hybrids.

“AI is any technology that emulates human performance by learning, reaching, conclusions, understanding complex content, engaging in natural dialogs with people or replacing people for non-routine tasks” according to Clint Boulton in an article from

In this article, Boulton describes how AI technology is being used in the agricultural industry:

  • Why AI technology is important to the industry
  • How AI is finding ways to grow genetic yield in corn crops
  • How AI is helping to keep these crops alive by killing bugs and pests

As AI technology continues to grow, so will the outputs of these agricultural companies. Statistics show that “AI investments will rise 300 percent in 2017 from 2016” and “AI will grow to become $47 billion market by 2020”, according to the article.

To read more, see the full article from Clint Boulton in the CPA Practice Advisor.