SVT Nyheter Interviewed our CEO about Satellite Data in Irrigation

SVT Nyheter Interviewed our CEO about Satellite Data in Irrigation

Vultus in SVT Nyheter!
Our CEO Robert Schmitt and farmer Gustaf Ramel were interviewed by SVT. Listen to our CEO talk about the use of satellites to monitor the water levels in the fields.

Access the full article and video: https://lnkd.in/eKwC4QY

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Forbes Interviewed our CEO about Satellite Data in Farming

Forbes Interviewed our CEO about Satellite Data in Farming

Vultus in Forbes!

Our CEO Robert Schmitt was interviewed by Forbes about the use of satellite data in agriculture.

Accesss the full article via the link below:
https://lnkd.in/eQTbnug

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Al Jazeera Interviewed our CEO about Changes in Farming

Al Jazeera Interviewed our CEO about Changes in Farming

Vultus in Al Jazeera!
Another interview with our CEO Robert Schmitt and Lars Tuvesson from Lantmännen shows how farming has drastically changed.

Learn more about what modern farming technology can do to improve yields, while having a positive impact on the environment.

Watch the entire video via the link below:
https://lnkd.in/gDXfB6N

 
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What is precision agriculture and why we need more of it?

What is precision agriculture and why we need more of it?

Many farmers around the world benefit significantly from adopting precision agriculture practices. The main benefits of it involve reduced costs and environmental harm, as well as the ability to produce much healthier crops. Let’s dive deeper into these issues and discuss what precision agriculture actually is and how it helps farmers optimize their production processes.

So what exactly does precision agriculture entail?

Precision agriculture or precision farming is a modern agriculture trend, which allows farmers to fertilize their crops with a much greater accuracy and, in turn, optimize the crops production. The processes of precision farming involve sophisticated technologies, like satellite systems, that analyze the fields and give farmers exact recommendations of how much fertilizers they need to use for the specific plants.

Significant benefits of precision farming

1.) Precision Farming Increases Plant Health

Simply put, farmers who use precision agriculture technologies can provide a much better care for their fields at a smallest possible scale. The satellite systems divide fields into smaller units, analyze them individually, and provide farmers with detailed plant health analysis, which helps them understand the varied conditions within their fields. The technology also gives farmers exact recommendations of how to fertilize their crops in a most efficient way. This, in turn, allows them to produce much healthier plants that eventually becomes our food.

2.) Precision Farming Increases Fertility of Our Soils

Precision agriculture equipment takes great care not only of the plants but also protects our soils, rivers and, lakes. Currently, about 60% of nitrogen fertilizers, which is the most common fertilizer in the world, go to waste. This happens, because without precision agriculture tools farmers spread their fertilizers rather blindly – they do it evenly across the field. This results in the over-fertilization of our soils, which negatively affects its quality and fertility. A significant amount of unused nitrogen also leaches out into our lakes and rivers, causing them a major harm as well.

Precision farming equipment can prevent all these issues by enabling farmers to use just a right amount of nitrogen and stop the over-fertilization of their fields.

3.) Precision Farming Is Much Cheaper

Numerous farmers around the world have noticed reduced costs after they have started applying precision agriculture technologies to their crops production. Up-to-date satellite nitrogen recommendations save up to 40% of the fertilizers usage, which accounts for a major proportion of the farmers’ variable costs. For a medium-sized farmer, who works in a field of 250 hectares, precision farming would save around 15 thousand euros per year – the money that can definitely be put to a better use.

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Vultus Listed Among the 33 Best Nordic Tech Startups

Vultus Listed Among the 33 Best Nordic Tech Startups

We are proud to be listed among the top 33 Swedish technology companies, for the second year in a row!

Read more about us via the link

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Smart Fertilizer and Vultus Partnership Announcement

Smart Fertilizer and Vultus Partnership Announcement

More good news to share!

Smart Fertilizer Software and Vultus join forces to empower farmers in the UK market and around the world and help them succeed.

Together, we leverage cutting edge farming technologies to

  • Reduce fertilization costs up to 30%
  • Increase yields up to 40%
  • Assess field conditions and crop needs
  • Deliver fully comprehensive smart fertilization plans
  • Minimize environmental pollution due to over fertilization
  • Help farmers to follow state nitrogen regulations

Read more about Smart Fertilizer Software.

Read more about Vultus.

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UP42 and Vultus Partnership Announcement

UP42 and Vultus Partnership Announcement

Partnership announcement!

UP42 and Vultus work together to revolutionize agricultural workflows. By combining Up42’s on-demand data and infrastructure with Vultus’ remote sensing technology and research, farmers have access to Fertilization Zoning Maps that show them the exact amounts of fertilizer different areas in their fields require.

How does it work?
Vultus uses satellite data, spectral and spatial analysis to measure the intra-field variations of the crops. These are then compared with the average fertilizer dosage applied to the field provided by the farmer and historical data to give a variable-rate nitrogen application recommendation.
The farmers get an image of their fields with clear fertilization zoning that represent the varying fertilization needs that each area requires. The recommendations can be directly downloaded to ISOBUS enabled tractors or as a manual application guidance.

Benefits:

  • Reduces fertilizer costs by 1/3 and increases yields between 3-5%.
  • Detects both low & high performing areas, and helps as a guide to understand intra-field variability over time.
  • Decreases environmental harm, greenhouse gas emissions and stays ahead of increasingly tough legislation for agriculture.

Check the new algorithms on UP42‘s website!

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Our CEO is AgTech Entrepreneur of the Year

Our CEO is AgTech Entrepreneur of the Year

We are delighted to announce that Robert Schmitt, Founder and CEO of Vultus has been awarded the AgTech Entrepreneur of the year Award by ICA Gruppen.

Thank you to ICA Gruppen and all the jury members for your support and motivation to continue Eliminating Waste in Farming!

Here is a short video of the surprise prize award!

Link to the video: https://bit.ly/2BljFr6

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Vultus Announced as one of the Nordic Top 50 Impact Companies

Vultus Announced as one of the Nordic Top 50 Impact Companies

We are happy to announce that Vultus has been selected as Nordic Top 50 Impact Companies by The One Initiative for being one of the 50 most promising impact startups in the region. 

We will participate in Nordic Impact Business Summit on 17th of September in Copenhagen where we will meet with 200 investors and other business opportunities.

See all of the 50 companies here:
https://lnkd.in/dV7yHQs

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Introducting Our New Platform – VultusApp

Introducting Our New Platform – VultusApp

First, we brought our patented satellite tech to farming platforms. Now, we’re bringing it straight to growers with our new VultusApp!

  • Instant access to Plant Health Analysis, Soil Organic Carbon & Nitrogen Prescriptions.
  • Free trial for 1 month.
  • Save up to 1/3 on fertilizers & increase your yields.

Know any growers interested in precision agriculture? Share VultusApp with them! 

 
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