How can METOS® DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM help in growing high-flavored walnuts?
The nuts are said to be uneconomical for commercial cultivation because of their hard-shell and poor hulling characteristics. To achieve high-flavor walnuts the trees need Mediterranean climates without strong winds. Walnut trees like dry summers and mild winters and don’t handle frosts well as early cold periods may severely injure the trees.
Why are holistic solutions important for viticulture and how can METOS® DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM help?
Meteorological information in the vineyard is of key importance for the decision-making process. It leads to the production of high-quality grapes and it is the starting point of the production of fine grapes.
How to make a step forward in blueberry production?
Blueberries have become a major crop worldwide. Because it has expanded so rapidly, production problems have been encountered, for example small fruit size, damages referring to soil and climatic conditions (like freezing, chilling), poor pollination, variable yields, etc. The need for higher productivity and sustainable production practices is therefore understandable and very necessary.
Tillage systems used in many on-farm applications for the productivity of growing wheat.
Full tillage systems used in many on-farm applications of intensive agriculture greatly impact the productivity of agricultural crops, especially under variable weather conditions experienced today.
We can’t control the weather but we can try do everything possible to reduce the effects of cold temperatures and windchill on livestock
Winter months in the northern latitudes can bring significant cold stress to livestock. They must acclimatize to prolonged periods of cold temperatures and sudden arctic blasts of extremely cold weather. Animals with a good body condition score (BCS) and access to shelter are better able to withstand both severe and lengthy cold periods.
Sustainable plant disease protection strategies to keep your crops healthy
Over the last few years, the impact of climate change has increased rapidly. It is influencing all steps of plant production and forcing farmers to change and adapt their behaviors. They must search for new management strategies to make their farming approaches both ecological and economical, with a focus on ROI (return on investment).
5 reasons to turn to precision agriculture – without hardware
In its core, precision agriculture means basing most of the farming management systems on modern technologies. Making decisions based on intuition and sometimes, sheer luck, is replaced with making decisions based on actual, real-time, data. Its main goal is to reduce farmers’ expenses while at the same time helping them produce and earn more and lower the impact on the environment.
Golf course management is more than meets the eye. Before every swing of the golf club happens, a long line of carefully planned steps must be carried out. A proper golf course management and proper turf grass can make a difference in golfer’s play – from lowering the golf scores to reducing handicaps.
After successfully running business in Italy for 36 years, it was time to step up the game. We are proud to announce that METOS Italia Srl was born on March 19th, 2021. It will work as the main Pessl Instruments representative in Italy and will enable greater freedom in the market, along with the possibility to increase METOS’ territorial coverage, support the growth plan and strengthen the brand position in the market.