Streamlining soil health mapping technology

Based in Tavistock, Ont., SoilOptix provides digital soil-mapping technology to the agricultural community, using a non-contact geological soil sensor to measure soil’s naturally emitting gamma radiation. The service also includes strategic physical soil samples. All data is calculated into a high-resolution soil property map that a farmer uses for site-specific applications. SoilOptix uses a process …Continue reading »

Custom software enhances farm operations

The AETIC team recently worked with CropPro Consulting (CropPro), a company that offers Mapping Agriculture Production Systems (MAPS) variable-rate services and Technology Enhanced Consulting (TEC) custom mapping and software. Good topography models are uncommon, and complex to build. Topography and field modelling for farms is often done in rural areas with minimal Internet/data connectivity, and …Continue reading »