Problem: By 2050, the global population is predicted to reach 10 billion, which implies growing demand for more food products. Given such prospects, the importance of agriculture monitoring is difficult to overlook.
Solution: Strider is a mobile application and a geo based big-data engine that reduces the usage of pesticides based on trustworthy/actionable information, better timing and precise dosages.
Goals and objectives: To bring technology and agriculture together, providing Ag Tech solutions that allow producers to make fast, quality, informed decisions resulting in higher productivity from their fields.
Implementation: Strider was developed by Strider, a Brazil-based ranch management startup in 2013. and installed in tablets; it allows technicians and field producers to register the exact incidents which may influence in the proliferation of plagues, resulting in a high level control, productivity and, mainly, up to 15% in pesticides cost savings.
The collection of information in the field is done with water- and fall-resistant collectors, with seven-inch touchscreens and equipped with a camera, GPS and an extra battery. The collector allows the technician to orient themselves on the farm through a map with GPS, facilitating the location of fields, areas affected by pests, points of action and traps.
The collector’s user interface is simple and requires few hours of training. The samples are always accompanied by photos that corroborate diagnoses. The collector works 100% offline. Then through a a WiFi connection, data is sent to precision analysis.
Strider company train a producer’s team and quickly bring you up to speed with the ease of use and application of the product. After just one day, the team is in position to begin to reap the benefits of the product and begin seeing it in action. Throughout the seasons, the company stays in touch with producers, follow up, and optimize the product to ensure to the best results.
Achievements: Strider has worked with Brazilian farmers for years integrating their decision-making platform into farms covering more than 1.8M acres in Brazil. Now Strider has been utilized by more than 3,000 farms worldwide. From South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay) to North America (Mexico, USA) and all the way to Australia and Mozambique.
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