bayer imagingBayer’s agronomists are also breaking new ground as they embrace the digital revolution. For example, they plan to collaborate with space technology company Planetary Resources in Redmond, Washington, USA, to develop new products. One possible example is a soil humidity index which provides information about the water storage capacity of the soil and issues automated recommendations for optimal fertilizer strategies and the best time to irrigate. Another project could involve a canopy temperature monitor which provides daily information and recommendations for action during the time from when crops are sown through to the harvest by identifying problem areas in the field. Read More