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Why People Trust Us

Precise Irrigation, always

Since 2002, Hortau has worked side-by-side with growers. We understand what it takes to make irrigation decisions simple in the field. In our recent customer satisfaction survey, we asked our customers “what is the main benefit you see from using Hortau’s services?”. This is what they had to say.

Better Control

By offering the right tools to make well informed decisions and choosing the desired level of automation, the guesswork and the worry over irrigation is eliminated.

Better Information

By centralizing water usage and soil profile tension data into one simple to use mobile platform, you can now have full transparency over your irrigation activities.

Better Results

By working directly with you in understanding your unique growing challenges, we are able to offer a customized solution that can improve your productivity, fruit quality and yields.

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Irrigation Management

The most reliable real-time field monitoring stations on the market.

  • Based on soil tension
  • Captures real-time data with a simple-to-use mobile platform
  • The flexibility you need to make informed decisions
  • Provide a quick visual to anticipate water needs
  • Know when and how long to irrigate for increased water efficiency
  • Water use reports
  • Alerts
  • NDVI data layer

Scheduling & Advising

Proper irrigation management is the key to better production.  Having our certified irrigation specialists as a dedicated resource, often times provides the peace of mind  growers are looking for.

  • Daily/weekly schedules
  • Know when, how long, and where to irrigate
  • Stay on target
  • Periodic meetings with your appointed irrigation advisor
  • Water use reports
  • End of season reports
  • Multi-lingual, CCA/CAIS certified support
  • NDVI data layer

Irrigation Automation

Today’s automated technology has come a long way. It is now reliable and user-friendly. Control over your irrigations to save on labor, energy and water costs.

  • Remote Start/Stop
  • Time of use to avoid peak hours. 
  • Frost and Heat protection
  • Schedule-based automation
  • Guided onboarding by one of our automation specialist
  • Post-sale support
  • If maintenance is required, Hortau Field Services Team receives a notification and schedules a site visit.

Flowmeter Monitoring

Make sure you pay for the water you actually use. Monitor precisely your water usage.

  • Real-time data, accessible 24/7
  • Captures flow data any time the pump is running, preventing data discrepancy
  • Compiles accumulated water use through a season
  • Alerts
  • Water use reports
  • If maintenance is required, Hortau Field Services Team receives a notification and schedules a site visit.

Well-Depth Monitoring

When over pumping, water quality can be bad. Track over time the static water level, drawdown and recovery of a well by using a commercial grade sonic water level sensor, connected to a Hortau monitoring station.

  • Measures:
    • Static water level
    • Drawdown
    • Recovery
  • Real-time data, accessible 24/7
  • Reporting for GSA compliance
  • Alerts
  • No annual calibration required
  • If maintenance is required, Hortau Field Services Team receives a notification and schedules a site visit.

Weather Monitoring

We can’t control Mother Nature, but we can forecast & plan accordingly.

  • Real-time data, accessible 24/7
  • Stations can be placed anywhere
  • 2-week weather forecast
  • Alerts
  • In-field weather reports on:
    • Frost/heat
    • ETo
    • Degree days
    • Chill hours
    • Chill portions
    • And many more
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