Z Farms was facing three challenges: costly irrigation systems with water as a limited resource, narrow optimal ranges of soil moisture for growth with difficult maintenance and farm operators could not simply turn on irrigation systems like a faucet.
Z Food Farm is a small organic farm located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Their mission is to promote food as a powerful cultural force for interacting with our environment and within our communities by providing certified organic, high quality and exciting varieties of vegetables, herbs & fruits.
ThingWorx Analytics delivered proactive information regarding land irrigation strategies to farm operators. The platform enables constant monitoring of predictive indicators such as soil moisture throughout farmland. This information enables cost-effective strategies for greater crop yield while conforming to water regulations.
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Real-time sensor data including soil moisture, ambient temperature, wind chill, wind speed, solar radiation
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