Technology Leads Tulare Top Ten

PineCreek Precision
Product: Unmanned Air System (UAS)
Unmanned Air System is a revolutionary, hand launched plane that contains an autopilot UAS that flies autonomously along a preprogrammed flight path, which is set up in advance of the flight to take timely, high resolution images. UAS captures images in color and near infrared. The software processes and stitches the color and NIR images together to show a complete field. The resulting images can be imported into analysis software. All of the images are georeferenced so that the operator can go out to the imaged filed to assist in placement of fertilizer, chemicals, pesticides, and water.
Website: www.pinecreekprecision.com

Micro Dot Security Solutions LLC
Product: DatDots
Datdots are discs the size of a grain of sand applied to equipment by the 100’s or 1000’s. The discs carry a unique pin number that is registered on the national database for recovery by law enforcement.
Website: http://www.microdotsecurity.com

Agrobotics, LLC
Product: AutoProbe
The first high speed, on-the-go soil sampler for precision soil sampling. Samples are collected at a precise depth and interval over a section of land. On a 2.5 acre grid, 20 cores are pulled to constitute a sample. This is done at a constant speed of 8mph. The machine is guided and steered with GPS.
Website: www.agrobotics.com

PureSense
Product: PureSense Irrigation Manager
PureSense growers manage crop performance in realtime to maximize crop potential and minimize costs. The patented information system and proprietary field monitoring stations collect, relay and process continuous data about soil, water and climate, so customers can access easy to use PureSense ‘knowhow’ and online software applications anytime, from anywhere. Turnkey solutions alert growers to soil moisture conditions, tracks irrigation events, provides early warning for frost events, and guides growers on precision irrigation scheduling. Customers see +400% ROI in the first year, and the benefits of solar powered systems. PureSense Irrigation Manager is the basic entry service to a full range of PureSense Agricultural Solutions.
Website: http://www.puresense.com

Jacobson Remotics
Product: Field Water Alarm
The Field Water Alarm is digitally integrated irrigation product that alerts the farm owner by radio or cell phone when the water is flowing into his filed or has reached an optimum point. Water flows into the field from the source proceeding to a check that is monitored. The Field Water Alarm probe is preset to appoint where the farmer wants to be notified. When the water reaches this probe it passes the information to the control unit translating and sending a message to a radio or cell phone. Action can then be taken to change over to the next set of pots or turn the water back. Saves time, saves money and saves guessing.
Website: www.fieldwateralarm.com

AgBiz Solutions LLC
Product: Hay & Crop Manager
Hay & Crop Manager is a comprehensive farm management software package that tracks everything from the planting of the fields to receiving the final sales payment. The program provides growers with complete production, inventory and sales data, as well as tracks equipment inventory and maintenance and custom service invoicing. The software is designed to be used for all types of crops, is compatible with both Windows and Macintosh systems, includes built-in video tutorial instructions and is customizable for grower specific
needs.
Website: www.haymanager.com

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