Hi-tech Monitoring Systems Help Growers Irrigate Smarter
May 2002 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
While farmers may forever crush dirt between their fingers as a way to assess farming conditions, many grape growers today are making decisions based on information gathered by a sophisticated networks of sensors that monitor everything from wind speed, to solar radiation, to how vigorous a certain vineyard block is. It gives growers a wealth of information on which to base many decisions.Today, the application of this technology is becoming increasingly specialized; irrigation management has be...
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