Sunday, June 28, 2015

Agriculture. New technologies are implanted on farms – Western France Businesses

Thursday, June 25, the sector were invited farmers on the land of Jean-Marc Guérif of Gaec Valley at a place called the Besniauds to Sixt-Sur-Aff. The objective is to introduce methods and innovative ways along the lines of the technical, economic, social and environmental farms.

All day, industry farmers discovered these technologies. In the morning, a panel of nearly thirty farmers listened attentively to the presentations of the various stakeholders.

A drone for aerial image taken

These new technologies, the use of a drone is the most recent. The presentation, conducted by David Leclerc consultant in agronomy at the Chamber of Agriculture of Loire-Atlantique, allowed farmers to discover the various benefits associated with its use. Precision, speed, quality, autonomy and security

The drone allows direct diagnosis of the condition of the plant, taking account of potential mineralization plots and determines the protein option to increase the chances to meet the quality criterion “ says David Leclerc.

The general idea is to fertilize the most productive plots to better use them and to ensure not leaving too much nitrogen in the soil. Farmers, obviously very interested, then attended a demonstration performed over a parcel of Jean-Marc Bruno Guérif Couilleau, drone pilot and responsible crop at the Experimental Farm of Derval (44).

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Another innovative technology, “Yara N-Sensor “on-board sensors that measure reflectance nitrogen nutrition culture. Cléo network has launched since 2013 in nitrogen modulation with this new tool.

Pierre-Yves Hamon, entrepreneur in agricultural work and in Guer Iffendic, presented the benefits of Yara. This saves fertilizer” he concluded.

Lionel Quéré, agricultural advisor to the antenna the Chamber of Agriculture of Bain-de-Bretagne, was rather pleased with the day.


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