GroGuru will leverage Sentek’s world-class soil moisture and salinity monitoring technology in conjunction with the GroGuru InSites Software as a Service.
GroGuru, an innovator in precision agriculture and site-specific soil monitoring, and Sentek Technologies, a market and technology leader in soil moisture and salinity measurement, jointly announced a strategic partnership which pairs Sentek’s Drill-&-Drop soil moisture probes and telemetry with the GroGuru InSites Software as a Service (SaaS) for strategic irrigation management. GroGuru InSites uses machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to bring farmers and agronomic consultants a simple yet powerful irrigation decision support platform.
GroGuru InSites helps farmers more efficiently manage irrigation while saving energy, and optimally using labor to make more money by maximizing crop yield. Key inputs used by GroGuru InSites include, but are not limited to, soil moisture, stage of crop growth, weather forecast, and predicted crop water use to bring together a full irrigation scheduling suite.
“GroGuru InSites delivers a simple, intuitive user interface to farmers and agronomic consultants that they can access on their computer, tablet or mobile device,” said Patrick Henry, President and CEO at GroGuru. “The partnership with Sentek expands the GroGuru market reach and ability to scale our SaaS offering more rapidly, allowing us to help more farmers more quickly. The power of Sentek hardware and telemetry coupled with the GroGuru InSites platform puts tremendous power at a farmer’s fingertips.”
“The partnership with GroGuru expands Sentek’s market reach, and provides the option of our soil moisture and salinity monitoring technologies combined with the GroGuru machine learning and AI engine in the Cloud,” said Rob Guy, Sales Director at Sentek Technologies. “The partnership with GroGuru expands the integrator solutions available to farmers, agronomic consultants, agriculture retailers, farming cooperatives, and precision agriculture dealers.”