Malaysian agriculture technology company Agroz Group Sdn Bhd is building its Agroz Farm Operating System (Agroz OS) and Agroz Copilot for Farmers using the array of Microsoft AI and cloud solutions.

Agroz founder and CEO Gerard Lim said, “Agroz combines robust technologies including Internet-of-Things (IoT) sensors, data analytics, AI, automation, water management solution, nutrient fertigation systems, environmental control systems, renewable green energy, edge computing and 5G communications combined with agronomy and plant science knowledge to offer a highly digitalized and automated operations of the Agroz indoor vertical farms that grows clean, nutrient-rich, pesticide-free and the freshest vegetables daily.”

Agroz says to work with notably Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service, GitHub, GitHub Copilot, Microsoft Copilot Studio, and Microsoft AI Studio, Microsoft Fabric, and Microsoft Power BI.

“We are delighted to partner with Microsoft in using the latest Generative AI technologies made available through Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service to bring the Agroz Copilot for Farmers to life. Early feedback from the pilot rollout has been encouraging, and we believe Copilot for Farmers will be transformative for farmers and fundamentally agriculture,” said Lim.

Microsoft Malaysia managing director K Raman said that agriculture as an industry is facing many challenges, from climate change to global market fluctuations, and by harnessing the potential of AI, they have an opportunity to create the right tools to help alleviate some of these challenges and improve the lives of farmers.