Using ‘Big Data’ to improve Phosphate fertiliser applications

Using ‘Big Data’ to improve Phosphate fertiliser applications

Background Origin Digital’s Contour platform is used on thousands of farms in the UK. The platform enables farmers, agronomists and precision farming companies to manage complex farm datasets. It converts anonymous big data into actionable information, ensuring farms are efficient and maximising gross margins.

Variable rate nutrition from space

Variable rate nutrition from space

Nitrogen – the mobile nutrient Nutrient recommendations from soil analysis focus on phosphate, potash and magnesium, which are stable nutrients held by the soil and available for crop uptake over time. In our previous blog we highlighted the value of intelligent nutrient management and our work at Origin Digital, taking soil analysis results from multiple countries using…

The Value of Intelligent Nutrient Management

The Value of Intelligent Nutrient Management

Origin Digital farmers span three continents and thirteen countries. Each country has its own variety of soil types and climatic conditions, based on geography and location. Add to this geological and geographical mix a wide variety of crops, cropping systems, management, fertilisers, best practice guidelines, legislation and local methods for analysing soils, and the challenge…

How Satellites Can Help Remote Farmers Gain Access To Finance

How Satellites Can Help Remote Farmers Gain Access To Finance

Farmers need access to finance to invest in their farms, boost yields and income, and protect their growing business. However, when it comes to agriculture, financial institutions are often far from the customers they serve. And the more remote the farmer, the more remote their chances of getting the loans and insurance policies they need….