DIRECTIONS OF DIGITIZATION OF THE AGRICULTURE IN THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN
Digitization of various fields of economics is the demand of the modern development period of the economy as the economy is experiencing its digitization period. Nowadays, a distinctive feature of the development of agriculture in the world economy is the concentration and specialization of agricultural production, the wide use of information technologies, including navigation for agricultural management. Along with the use of new technologies, energy costs and product costs are being reduced. The participation of international organizations in digitization processes conducted in Azerbaijan and their support for these processes have been announced. Digitization of agriculture, which is one of the leading sectors of the economy of Azerbaijan, will have a positive effect on the development of the agricultural sector and will allow to increase in the volume of the total product produced in the field several times. The relevance of our research is explained by these issues. Digitization in agriculture is carried out in many directions. One of them is the implementation of smart agriculture, precision farming, smart farm, precision breeding projects. The article examines the directions of digitalization of agriculture and shows the benefit they give to the development of agriculture. The specific characteristics of the field, the fact that farmer incomes are low compared to other fields, high risks prevent investments make digitalization in this field more relevant. Producers of agricultural goods must have efficiently adapted technologies, calculate in advance the costs of cultivating agricultural crops and raising animals, program the level of productivity and calculate the cost of the product in advance. Only in this case they will be more competitive compared to other local and foreign manufacturers.
Digital Agriculture, Smart Village, Precision Farming, Smart Farm, Precision Breeding Or Husbandry, Digital Technologies.