Farmers Business Network has launched its first artificial intelligence agronomic adviser called Norm. The AI platform pulls agronomic-specific data from various sources to provide growers with more detailed answers to their agriculture-related questions.
Farmers Business Network's recent launch of its first artificial intelligence agronomic adviser called Norm is a game-changer in the agriculture industry. The AI platform is built on Open AI's Chatbot GPT-3.5 and pulls agronomic-specific data from an array of online sources to provide growers with more detailed answers to their agriculture-related questions. The platform includes weather insights, soil monitoring, application rates, current events, university research, grower commentary, and feedback from FBN's proprietary data feeds to give growers a better understanding of their agriculture needs.
Norm can assist farmers in making hundreds of decisions each season on topics such as soil chemistry, plant genetics and diseases, chemical applications, equipment repair, and commodity price hedging. It provides generic alternatives and application rates as well as offering nozzle suggestions to help a producer's chemical application. The platform also offers agronomic advice on irrigation, fertilizer application, crop rotation, pest and disease control, and livestock and animal information. By factoring in specific conditions like geographic location and soil profile for the specific area, Norm delivers customized solutions and strategies to help farmers increase their profitability and ROI.
The AI platform's name was selected to recognize Norman Borlaug, an agronomist who is considered the Father of the Green Revolution, who lived from 1914 to 2009. Borlaug won the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Congressional Gold Medal, and Nobel Peace Prize for his work developing agronomic plant varieties that alleviated global hunger. The possibilities are limitless when it comes to leveraging AI and Norm to increase farmer profitability and ROI. I believe that Norm will revolutionize the agriculture industry and set a new standard for AI agronomic advisers that will benefit farmers and the entire agriculture community.