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How Agriculture Companies Will Benefit from Blockchain Technology?

Chintu Das
Chintu Das
Agriculture Technology

What function does blockchain play in agriculture? How can agricultural firms use blockchain technologies to enhance food protection, traceability, and transparency?

The response is right there in the question. Since a blockchain is a public ledger that acts like a decentralized database, it can mainly provide its members with insight into the data stored as well as the right to amend the ledger as events occur. This means that any member of the blockchain has the same details, eliminating the possibility of disagreement and allowing for straightforward transactions.

Identifiability:

Agriculture firms will use blockchain to trace any phase of the supply chain from farm to retailer. When it comes to beef, the vendor has all of the information he needs, including when the product was killed, where it was delivered, how long it was in storage, and how long the meat has been on the market.

In the event of a food poisoning incident, having a high degree of traceability is critical. Health practitioners can easily pinpoint the cause of infection and react to any concerns that occur. Retailers should be certain that pesticide-treated produce is not labeled as organic and marketed at a premium because of traceability.

Exposure:

Using blockchain technology has direct benefits such as allowing producers to collaborate directly with retailers and eliminating multiple layers in the supply chain. Farmers will see which items are lacking from supermarkets and submit a replenishment order straight away if visibility is available. It is not appropriate to lift an order, fill out a document, and then execute the order. With the blockchain embedded framework, everything goes according to plan.

If you're wondering how blockchain can help farmers and retailers communicate, the reason is that it removes many unnecessary layers from the process, allowing orders to be executed quicker and more accurately. Through eliminating unnecessary layers from the supply chain, businesses gain full insight into demand for the farm's goods, resulting in quicker order delivery and higher profits for both consumers and producers. That is precisely what is required at this time.

The evolution of technology:

Overall, the latest iteration of blockchain technology is a taste of what's to come in terms of smart farming, smart index-based agricultural insurance, and other data-driven technologies.

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