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DG DEFIS is teaming up with DG AGRI and SANTE to represent the European Commission at the International Agricultural Fair of Paris.
From 25 February to 5 March, the visitors (600.000 in 2022) will discover key features of the European Union’s space programme through the angle of precision farming:
- A tractor simulator powered by EGNOS will allow the public to perform various agricultural task (ploughing, spraying, etc.) and identify the savings made possible by space technologies;
- On a touch screen, the participants will have access to Copernicus data for agriculture (Soil moisture, air quality, etc.) when scrolling the map of France;
- A few quizzes for the younger public will be organised throughout the fair to summarise the key information available on the booth;
- On top of booth, a 1:2 size Galileo Satellite model will serve as a photo booth !