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Participation in the “Farmer of the Year” Awards

The “Farmer of the Year” Awards took place on Saturday, December 2, 2023 in Xanthi. During the event, various panels were implemented with the central theme “Asymmetries of yesterday, digital transformation and new models of cooperation in agricultural production”, in which renowned scientists of the Agri-Food Sector participated.

Dr. Vicky Krystallidou, Director of the Innovation and Impact HUB of the American School of Agriculture, participated in the open discussion panel on “Dairy Belt and Livestock Investments”. Through her presentation, she presented the current state of digital transformation in the Agri-Food Sector, innovation options and the benefits of producers through Intelligent Agriculture.

Touching on the subject of digital transformation, he had the opportunity to present the HORIZON TERMINET project and specifically the UC1 “User-centric devices in Smart Farming”. TERMINET’s vision is to provide a new next-generation reference architecture based on cutting-edge technologies such as SDN, multi-access edge computing and data virtualization for the next-generation IoT, while introducing new, low-latency, intelligent IoT devices to the market targeting various use cases.

The same open discussion panel was attended by the Minister of Agricultural Development & Food, Mr. Lefteris Avgenakis, who expressed feelings of admiration for the American Agricultural School, which is characterized by knowledge, culture and education covering every level of education in combination with the teacher farm, product standardization and promotion. At the school, knowledge in the Primary Sector is passed on with seriousness, responsibility and reliability.

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