Status : Published Published On : Jan, 2024 Report Code : VRSME9083 Industry : Semiconductor & Electronics Available Format : Page : 200

Global Smart Agriculture Market – Analysis and Forecast (2025-2030)

Industry Insight by Agriculture Type (Precision Farming, Fish Farming, Livestock Monitoring, Precision Aquaculture, Precision Forestry, Smart Greenhouse, and Others), by Offering (Hardware(Sensor-Based Monitoring Systems, Smart Detection Systems, and GPS Enabled Ranging Systems), Software(Web-Based and Cloud-Based), and Services(System Integration and Consulting, Support and Maintenance, Connectivity Services, Managed Services, and Professional Services)), by Application (Yield Monitoring, Field Mapping, Crop Scouting, Weather Tracking and Forecasting, Irrigation Management, Farm Labor Management, Financial Management, Feeding Management, Milk Harvesting, Breeding Management, Fish Tracking, And Fleet Navigation, Water Quality Management, HVAC Management, and Others), by Farm Size (Small, Medium, and Large), and Geography (U.S., Canada, Germany, U.K., France, China, Japan, India, and Rest of the World)

Industry Overview

The Global Smart Agriculture Market is expected to reach USD 22.7 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 10.2% during the forecast period 2025-2030. Smart agriculture involves the use of agricultural robots for automating farming processes such as soil maintenance, weeding, fruit picking, harvesting, planting, and irrigation. This approach optimizes yield and conserves resources. The market is driven by the adoption of advanced technologies like AI and IoT, the growing pressure on the food supply system due to a rapidly expanding population, and the need to automate commercial greenhouses. Other factors include the implementation of Controlled Environmental Agriculture (CEA) in greenhouses, increased crop yield, rising demand for fresh and high-quality food, changing consumer preferences, and the emergence of innovative technologies such as AI, robotics, IoT, sensors, RFID tags, and Cloud-based software.

Smart Agriculture Market

The COVID-19 crisis had had an adverse impact on the supply chain of the smart agriculture market as some of the major players are located in China and the US. These countries were massively impacted by the pandemic during the first quarter of 2020. However, the market is anticipated to have a U-shaped recovery in 2021 owing to the increasing demand for equipment and automation products in diverse applications like precision farming, precision livestock, precision aquaculture, etc.

Market Segmentation

Insight by Agriculture Type

Based on agriculture type, the global smart agriculture market is segmented into precision farming, fish farming, livestock monitoring, precision aquaculture, precision forestry, smart greenhouse, and others. Precision farming dominates the market and the demand is continuously increasing owing to enhancement in software and hardware technologies like sensors, robotic automation in the agriculture sector. Precision aquaculture will be led by feeding management owing to monitoring, control, and surveillance of automated aquaculture farms via IoT-based monitoring devices, underwater ROVs, and smart camera systems, resulting in enhancing farm productivity and efficiency.

Insight by Offering

Based on offering, the global smart agriculture market is categorized into hardware, software, and services. Hardware is sub-divided into sensor-based monitoring systems, smart detection systems, GPS enabled ranging systems. Software is further subdivided into web-based and cloud-based. Services are sub-divided into system integration and consulting, support and maintenance, connectivity services, managed services, and professional services. The service segment is anticipated to have fast growth owing to the robust transformation of agriculture as per the service perspective. Service-based smart agriculture offer farmers to increase the yield. For example, CropX, an agriculture-based analytics company, launched an adaptive irrigation software service, that offers the increment of crop harvest, cost-saving for water & energy, and environmental conversation. All such elements may increase the demand for service-based smart agriculture systems, techniques and further surge the market growth. Cloud-based software is gaining importance as it provides flexibility in monitoring agriculture activities from remote locations with help of an internet connection.

Insight by Application

Based on application, the global smart agriculture market yield monitoring, field mapping, crop scouting, weather tracking and forecasting, irrigation management, farm labor management, financial management, feeding management, milk harvesting, breeding management, fish tracking, and fleet navigation, water quality management, HVAC management, and others. Yield monitoring is anticipated to grow at a high CAGR during the forecast period as it is the practiced application of smart agriculture and generates fertilizer and recommends pH correction. The irrigation segment is anticipated to have remarkable growth as smart irrigation systems will have effective utilization of fertilizers, reduce wastage resulting in increased crop yield. Moreover, the rapid growth in population and overexploitation has led to the increase in demand for water, resulting in the growth of smart irrigation systems in the agriculture sector.

Insight by Farm Size

Based on farm size, the global smart agriculture market is categorized into small, medium, and large. Medium-sized farms lead the smart agriculture market owing to the presence of many medium-sized farms globally, high penetration of technologies, flexibility in the integration of software tools with hardware equipment, and the use of automated tools have reduced labor cost.

Global Smart Agriculture Market Report Coverage

Report Metric


Historical Period

2018 - 2023

Base Year Considered


Forecast Period

2025 - 2030

Market Size in 2023

U.S.D.  12.7 Billion

Revenue Forecast in 2030

U.S.D.  22.7 Billion

Growth Rate


Segments Covered in the Report

By Type, By Screen Size and By End User

Report Scope

Market Trends, Drivers, and Restraints; Revenue Estimation and Forecast; Segmentation Analysis; Impact of COVID-19; Companies’ Strategic Developments; Market Share Analysis of Key Players; Company Profiling

Regions Covered in the Report

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Rest of the World

Industry Dynamics

Industry Trends

The transformation in business models, technological advancement, organizational changes, improvement in hardware and software technology i.e., the introduction of smart sensors, robotic automation, modern biologicals, digital data are creating a revolution in the field of smart agriculture and are the trends prevalent in the market.  

Growth Drivers

The global smart agriculture market is expected to grow due to the use of digital screens and mobile phones for farm monitoring. The increasing use of AI, robots, IoT, location systems, and sensors to analyze crop health, as well as the adoption of RFID tags and smart greenhouse applications such as LED grow lights, sensors, HVAC systems, and monitoring systems, will drive market growth. Additionally, the growing global food demand and the need for livestock health will contribute to this growth.


The high cost of smart agriculture equipment, lack of awareness among farmers, the massive investment required to deploy different components in agriculture, and smart agriculture adopting different methods to deliver passive medium and nutrient solution in plant root which is costly method may hamper the growth of the smart agriculture market.


The agritech startups are innovative in the smart agriculture market as it integrates AI, IoT, data analytics, and remote sensing technologies to offer immediate solutions for farmers’ problems resulting in creating opportunities in the global smart agriculture market.

Geographic Overview

North America dominates the global smart agriculture market owing to the increase in usage of developed technologies in the agriculture areas in the region. Europe is anticipated to grow at a significant pace owing to the rising support from the government in adopting smart agriculture activities. Many agricultural associations have come together and formed a North America Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance (NACSAA), a platform for educating and equipping the cultivators to sustainably increase agricultural productivity.

APAC is anticipated to have a high CAGR owing to the increasing adoption of smart agriculture technologies, smart irrigation controllers, and AI-based farm analytics services in the region. Moreover, there is a growing demand for automation of livestock farms and aquaculture farms that drives the smart agriculture market in the region.

Competitive Insight

The industry players are adopting strategies such as partnerships and agreements and making investments in mergers and acquisitions to enhance their product portfolio in the global smart agriculture market.

Trimble Inc., a global technology leader having 40-history in agriculture and a focus on precision agriculture to provide simplicity and interoperability, reliability, efficiency, accuracy in getting maximum yield and achieving profitability.

Topcon offers a complete precision agriculture solution by providing precision automatic steering, variable speed control, automatic section control,  data management for crop detection, and GNSS landscaping for water management. Topcon offers innovative, easy-to-use technology to improve decision-making, efficiency,  productivity, and solve farm problems.

DeLaval has launched the RC550 and RC700 robot collectors designed for hard floors to improve cow comfort and hoof condition. It is a unique rotary manure intake system that can process any manure without the use of additional water.

John Deere launched, AutoPath i.e., a new precision AG application that uses data captured from the first path of a field to create accurate row guidance for all subsequent field paths, regardless of the machine type or device width. AutoPath is included in the John Deere Generation 4 Automation Bundle and can be used with 4600 Command Center integrated displays or  4640 universal displays.

The prominent players in the global smart agriculture market include Trimble, Inc., DeLaval, Deere & Company, AKVA group, Afimilk Ltd., Topcon Positioning Systems, Innovasea Systems Inc., Heliospectra AB, LumiGrow, and Semios.

The Smart Agriculture Market report offers a comprehensive market segmentation analysis along with an estimation for the forecast period 2025–2030.

Segments Covered in the Report

  • By Agriculture Type
    • Precision Farming
    • Fish Farming
    • Livestock Monitoring
    • Precision Aquaculture
    • Precision Forestry
    • Smart Greenhouse
    • Others
  • By Offering 
    • Hardware
      • Sensor-Based Monitoring Systems
      • Smart Detection Systems
      • GPS Enabled Ranging Systems
    • Software
      • Web-Based
      • Cloud-Based
    • Services
      • System Integration and Consulting
      • Support and Maintenance
      • Connectivity Services
      • Managed Services
      • Professional Services
  • By Application
    • Yield Monitoring
    • Field Mapping
    • Crop Scouting
    • Weather Tracking and Forecasting
    • Irrigation Management
    • Farm Labor Management
    • Financial Management
    • Feeding Management
    • Milk Harvesting
    • Breeding Management
    • Fish Tracking, And Fleet Navigation
    • Water Quality Management
    • HVAC Management
    • Others)
  • By Farm Size 
    • Small Farm Size
    • Medium Farm Size
    • Large Farm Size

Region Covered in the Report

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • U.K.
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific (APAC)
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)
    • Brazil
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • U.A.E.
    • Other Countries

Smart Agriculture Market Size and Market Analysis

Source: VynZ Research

Frequently Asked Questions

The global smart agriculture market is expected to witness a CAGR of 10.2% during the forecast period.
The global smart agriculture market is anticipated to grow from USD 12.7 billion in 2023 to USD 22.7 billion by 2030.
Precision farming dominates the market and the demand is continuously increasing owing to enhancement in software and hardware technologies.
The mounting application of advanced technologies in agriculture, initiatives by the government in developed and emerging economies, mounting global food demand will propel the growth of the smart agriculture market during the forecast period 2025-2030.
The prominent players in the global smart agriculture market include Trimble, Inc., DeLaval, Deere & Company, AKVA group, Afimilk Ltd., Topcon Positioning Systems, Innovasea Systems Inc., Heliospectra AB, LumiGrow, and Semios.

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