C. Pahmeyer et al.: ‘Fruchtfolge’: A crop rotation decision support system for optimizing cropping choices with big data and spatially explicit modeling


Bio Information

Christoph Pahmeyer is a Ph.D student in Economic Modeling of Agricultural Systems at the Institute for Food and Resource Economics at the University of Bonn. His research interests are Bio-economic modelling and data science in agricultural economics. He is part of the Cluster of Excellence PhenoRob and worked for the project SustainBeef.


Presentation Abstract

Deciding on which crop to plant on a field and how to fertilize it has become increasingly complex as volatile markets, location factors as well as policy restrictions need to be considered simultaneously. To assist farmers in this process, we develop the web-based, open source decision support system ‘Fruchtfolge’ (German for ‘crop rotation’). It provides decision makers with a crop and management recommendation for each field based on the solution of a single farm optimization model.

Authors: Christoph Pahmeyer, Till Kuhn and Wolfgang Britz


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