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Growers face numerous challenges with traditional soil sampling due to its inherent inaccuracy and variability. These methods struggle to capture the nuanced variability across vast farmland, leading to imprecise nutrient assessments. Traditional methods are not only imprecise but also labor-intensive. Picture farmers toiling under the scorching sun, manually collecting soil samples, a process impractical for those managing large fields or farms with limited manpower.

Traditional soil sampling methods also suffer from limited spatial resolution, failing to capture subtle soil variations within small areas. Additionally, rigid schedules for sample collection result in incomplete and outdated information, hindering effective agricultural decision-making.

The solution is SoilOptix®. – a unique, high-end top soil analysis technology that establishes the benchmark for precision and accuracy in agriculture; it’s a value-added layer that integrates into the regular management choices farmers make for their fields.

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You will find additional 45 good practices, initiatives and use cases in the AgriSkills Reference Catalogue titled “AgriSkills Guidebook on Digitalization in Agriculture”.


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