SENTERA LICENSES U OF M TECHNOLOGY TO MONITOR CROP NITROGEN

Alex Whitebrook/ March 1, 2018/ Press Releases/ 0 comments

Sentera, a Minneapolis-based supplier of technology solutions to the agriculture industry, has signed an agreement to bring University of Minnesota-developed corn nitrogen deficiency technology to the market. The technology allows growers to more precisely match applied nitrogen fertilizer to the optimal needs of the crop.

Officials say minimizing over-application of nutrients saves money; reduces the risk of fertilizer runoff into lakes, streams and rivers; and preserves crop yield.

Under an exclusive agreement, Sentera will integrate the capability into their FieldAgent™ Platform, a software using drone technology to advance precision agriculture.

The company will begin field trials with several of its largest customers this year, with commercial rollout planned for 2019.
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