•   M. Atilla Arıcıoğlu

  •   Aylin Yılmaz

  •   Nadiye Gülnar


Recently, there was a struggle to control the volume of production and the volume of production between countries and regions in the world. Rather, western countries had a desire to attract investments in the east to their own countries and regions. This desire has led to the emergence of the Industry 4.0 phenomenon of the West, which is Germany. In other words, with this phenomenon, the industry is aimed to digitize production more and contribute to the issues of speed, efficiency and flexibility by providing digitalization in production. With these changes, Industry 4.0, was seen that the system was working better than it was and production was made cheaper than the system, when taking the muscle strength out of the system. While the positive contributions of Industry 4.0 have resonated with all sectors, it has also started to have an impact on the agricultural sector. Problems such as scarcity in the world, not using natural resources effectively and not using technology in the agricultural field, have caused the emergence of digitalization in the agricultural sector. "Agriculture 4.0", wich means making smart production with smart farming practices by using the concepts, information and technologies in the literature. In line with the possibilities and technological developments offered by Industry 4.0, it enables the sensors to be seen in all agricultural machines from the tractor to the crop tools and the communication of the machines in the entire production process by entering the internet of things into the agricultural sector. As a matter of fact, with the agriculture 4.0, the traditional agriculture paradigm has not been sufficient anymore and it contributes to sustainability, to be productive, to protect the rural texture, to protect the environmental quality and to provide accessible food by undergoing changes and agricultural practices. In the study, the problems experienced in the agricultural sector, the effects of Agriculture 4.0 on these problems and how they will benefit are discussed. The use of technology has given the system its name and agriculture has also taken its share in the developments. Accordingly, what are the practices of Agriculture 4.0 in the world and how their contributions are investigated.

Keywords: Agriculture, Digital Revolution, 4.0


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Arıcıoğlu, M., Yılmaz, A., & Gülnar, N. (2020). 4.0 For Agriculture. European Journal of Business and Management Research, 5(3). https://doi.org/10.24018/ejbmr.2020.5.3.364