Soil Moisture and Plant Health Platform
What are Soil Moisture and Plant Health Platforms used for?
Soil Moisture and Plant Health Platforms provide accurate data for a range of areas, including: soil moisture monitoring at various depths, EC (salt) at various depths and temperature, Normalised Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) reading for the area planting, crop factor and future forecast of weather.
How does the SuniTAFE SMART Farm use the Soil Moisture and Plant Health Platform?
Students and teachers use the platform as an educational resource in our Horticulture and Agriculture courses. Specifically, the platform’s device is installed in the student vegetable patch.
Our courses in Horticulture and Agriculture now use the Soil Moisture and Plant Health Platform as we transition to SMART farming.
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