The generational change in the food industry represents a growing trend in recent years, as more and more young people that want to work in this sector see it as an option for the future and as a chance to improve their life quality. This was stated this morning by the Counsellor of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food (DARP), Meritxell Serret, during the inauguration of the first "Aplec de joves del camp", forming part of the 114th edition of the "Fira de Sant Josep" in Mollerussa.
The conference, organized by: DARP, JARC(Young Farmers and Ranchers of Catalonia), Federation of Cooperatives, and UP(Farmers Union) has included different presentations dedicated to new technologies and innovation. The head of the Smart Management Systems unit of Eurecat, Gabriel Anzaldi, spoke about the Agriculture 4.0, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data to promote innovation in the sector.
Gabriel Anzaldi, spoke about the Agriculture 4.0, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data to promote innovation in the sector and the role of the ICT based Water Management for agriculture improvement.