A Swedish company has launched a satellite-based system that is designed to reduce nitrogen waste in farming by up to 40%. It focuses on the over-fertilisation of crops by analysing the satellite images of farmers’ fields and providing them with detailed and up-to-date nitrogen prescriptions. Vultus – the firm that has developed the technology – estimates that blanket field spreading sees as much as 60% of nitrogen fertiliser going to waste, which has obvious implications for the crops and the health of […]
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