HydroBio, Inc., an emerging global leader in precision agriculture technology, has announced that it has been awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a targeted irrigation management system.
This patent includes a method for estimating crop water use from satellite imagery and weather data.
HydroBio's revolutionary technology turns each plant into a moisture probe enabling optimal irrigation.
With this system, HydroBio is providing farmers with actionable data throughout the growing season, making every drop of water the most effective it can be.
The patent includes a scalable approach for using advanced remote sensing technology to estimate crop water needs and identify crop health problems. HydroBio is currently decreasing input costs and maximizing yield for farmers in ten countries.
This patent demonstrates HydroBio's ongoing commitment to improving farm profit, productivity, and sustainability.HydroBio CEO Barrett Mooney gave a presentation on this cutting-edge technology at the World Agri-Tech Investment Summit in San Francisco, March 16-17.