hortau-precision-irrigation-whitepaperWHITEPAPER: Using Technology to Prevent Weather-Related Losses

Hortau was recently featured in a whitepaper by Bank of America and Merrill Lynch, highlighting ways growers are “Using New Technology to Prevent Weather-Related Losses in Agriculture.”

According to the whitepaper, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that 90 percent of crop losses are related to weather.

For those who are ready to adopt precision ag technologies, Lux Research analyst Sara Olson suggests soil-moisture sensors and irrigation management systems because of “a high payoff and a quick return on investment.”

She points to USDA data that shows just 6.1 percent of U.S. farm acres utilize irrigation and calls this area “the low-hanging fruit” of smart solutions …

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