On October 17-18, 2019, at the Poltava State Agrarian Academy, an All-Ukrainian scientific and practical seminar on the topic "Means of modern online technologies and information systems in the agricultural sector" was held. As part of the annual roundtable, interesting reports by developers on the features of the integrated use of modern IT systems in various agricultural production areas were presented. Denis Kovalenko spoke about innovations in precision farming, introducing to the seminar participants the theme “Soft.Farm sowing control - a modern solution for managing the sowing campaign”.
For representatives of agricultural enterprises and really practicing agronomists, the co-founder of the Soft.Farm project, Mykola Kondratyuk, conducted an upscale practical training on digitizing a land bank. In addition to theoretical aspects about methods of measuring fields, land plots and some changes in the Land Code of Ukraine, practical aspects of cadastral registration were highlighted. The training participants got acquainted with the capabilities of the Soft.Farm web service and learned how to create electronic maps of agricultural enterprise fields. As part of the program, they learned:
- how to determine the cultivated area and the boundaries of the share in the field;
- how to use the Soft.Farm system to obtain the location of shares from the State Geocadastre;
- how to get information about ownership, property rights and shareholders from the registry;
- how to get a normative monetary value of land;
- how to keep records of leases, unclaimed shares, exchanges, track the intentions of shareholders, etc.;
- how to quickly find information on the land and analyze the data obtained, as well as much more...
The training participants worked out practical skills in mastering the basic tools of a web service for digitizing a land bank. Based on the results of the final test, they were awarded certificates of specialists in the operation and implementation of the Soft.Farm information system.
The Soft.Farm team thanks the organizers of the scientific and practical seminar represented by the rector of the Poltava State Agrarian Academy V.I. Aranchiy, the director of the Department of Agro-Industrial Development of the Poltava Regional State Administration S.О. Frolov and the entire faculty of the Department of Information Systems and Technologies, as well as participants represented by co-founder of the “Agroxy” system Andrei Dresvyannikov, director of “WUST” LLC Alexey Pozdnyakov, “SmartFarming” consultant Yuri Biloblovsky, director of “Infosvit IT Service” LLC Oleg Bondarenko, technical director of “OMEGA SOLUTIONS” Miroslav Ryaboy for his professional approach, interest in lighting second topic and the opportunity to communicate with like-minded people in the field of integrated application of information systems in the agricultural sector.