Farming these days has become a major point of concern for the farmers owing to the degrading health of the crops induced by the flux in the weather conditions. This has prompted various agencies and companies to lay high emphasis on devising the technologies which would benefit the crop health in the near future. One such new age agriculture technology is Xarvio.
Xarvio Digital Farming Solutions is a digital tool that lays high emphasis on fungicides. Apparently, the tool which has been brought up by BASF, has partnered with the Arable, a real time crop management platform. The main motive behind this partnership is to improve the degrading crop health.
Through this alliance, Xarvio is expected to boost the weather data component via Arable which makes use of sensors to collect and monitor the hyperlocal, in-field data.
As per credible sources, Arable’s latest sensor, Mark 2, is incorporated above the crop’s leaf canopy and is enabled to capture 40 weather data streams including canopy leaf area, rain, environmental stresses, crop water demand, and microclimate. These capabilities of the sensor bring real-time insight into the response of the plants to observed field conditions. Now, with the unison, these accumulated data are fed into Xarvio’s Field Manager algorithms.
For the records, Xarvio’s Field Manager enables the planters to proactively manage their plantations by sending updates on the health status of their crops whilst obtaining feedback on the time to apply protection products.
It has been reported that the established partnership is a result of a two-year trial between both the companies across different locations of the globe. In one such trial, Xarvio and Arable noticed that the farmers engaged with the applications extensively through the growing season attributing to the collection of better insights about the happenings of the plantations.
Speaking on the matter, the CEO of Arable, Jim Ethington, reportedly quoted that the recommendations produced by the app about the plant disease risk and field conditions based on the superior knowledge of the activities in the field.
Estimates claim that the united offering would be made available primarily in Germany, France, Poland, Great Britain, and Ukraine.