Xarvio, the digital farming company owned by BASF, has said that it will soon launch its Field Manager mobile app in the UK.
There are four components to the system which, which will initially focus on winter wheat, winter barley and winter oilseed rape: Field Monitor provides field-zone specific information such as biomass maps and historical data; Nutrient Management provides application maps for nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium based on crop history and satellite data; while Spray Timer and Spray Zone consider the risk of disease and insect issues and create variable application maps which can be used to control application machinery.
The company recently display the concept at LAMMA ’20 in Birmingham, and individual element of the system can be purchased from within the app, with Field Monitor being free of charge for the coming year.
Last year the company said it was increasing its cooperation with Bosch, establishing a project centre to enable them to undertake joint research and development at the same location. The two companies have been working together on a smart spraying project for herbicides since 2016.
Photo Caption: Xarvio says its Field Monitor app will soon be available to UK farmers
Photo source: Xarvio