IEEE Standards & Projects for Agriculture

Enabling smart agriculture, food security, food traceability, and food safety for a more inclusive, equitable and sustainable food system.

Standards have an important role in helping to address challenges in sustainable agriculture. IEEE has a portfolio of standards, programs and resources to help advance food security, food safety, food traceability and climate-smart agriculture practices.

Featured Standards

IEEE P2418.3™ Standard for the Framework of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) Use in Agriculture
This standard provides a common framework for distributed ledger technology (DLT) usage, implementation, and interaction in agriculture.
IEEE P2992™ Recommended Practice for Data Expression, Exchange, and Processing in Smart Agriculture
This standard defines recommended practices for designing smart agriculture data focusing on the data format, data tags, their naming rules, and data transfers to show the unified practices of data expression, exchange, and processing.
IEEE P21451-1-6™ Standard for a Smart Transducer Interface for Sensors, Actuators, and Devices – Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT) for Networked Device Communication
This standard defines a method for transporting IEEE 1451™ messages over a network using Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT) to establish a lightweight, simplified protocol structure to handle IEEE 1451™ communications.

Programs & Initiatives

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Association for Digital Transformation

Advancing the adoption and integration of digital technologies.

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Connecting the Unconnected Challenge

Bridging the digital divide to connect the under and unconnected.

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Connectivity & Telecom Practice

Developing solutions for reliable connectivity in rural and remote areas using suitable technologies.

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Dignity, Inclusion, Identity, Trust and Agency (DIITA)

Driving innovation by identifying technology solutions that enable all to participate online without barriers.

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Digital Intelligence

Helping to advance individual and community-level prosperity; socially, politically, and economically.

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Digital Resilience

Creating and sustaining a holistic digital resilience ecosystem.

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Additional Projects & Standards

IEEE Projects in the Field

Agriculture Activities Supported by the IEEE Foundation and Humanitarian Activities Committee

Growing and Nurturing Cazucá Together
Helping 25 families from Cundinamarca, Colombia create their own urban farms
Milo Grogan 365 Fresh Produce Farm
Creating an urban farm to provide produce to the Milo Grogan neighborhood
Young Minds Know about Imaging, Water, Agriculture
Educating students about the use of imaging technology
Garduino Automated Gardening Project
Student-led agricultural project that introduces automation concepts to increase efficiency and yields in gardens

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