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Sensoterra and NNNCo Partner to Bring Low-Cost Soil Moisture Monitoring to Farmers in AsiaPac
Sensoterra, leader in wireless soil moisture sensor solutions, has announced a partnership with NNNCo to empower farmers, agricultural organisations and Councils in the AsiaPac region to make data-driven land management decisions and reduce water consumption by up to 30%.
Amsterdam, Netherlands and Sydney, Australia – MARCH 2020
Sensoterra, leader in wireless soil moisture sensor solutions, has announced a partnership with NNNCo to empower farmers, agricultural organizations and Councils in the AsiaPac region to make data-driven land management decisions and reduce water consumption by up to 30%.
Soil moisture data has become more important to farming and council lands, such as parks and sporting grounds, as challenges with drier summers and soil health have increased over the past years. Sensoterra is already helping farmers across Europe and the US track soil moisture levels for row-crops, orchards, and soft fruits. like potatoes, alfalfa, almonds, hops, tomatoes and cucumbers.
“Sensoterra is delighted to announce our new partnership with NNNCo to bring our soil moisture technology to the AsiaPac region. NNNCo is providing local warehousing of our LoRaWAN AS frequency in Australia. Together we can provide connectivity and support for customers in the region, helping to unlock the potential for smart city and AgTech adoption. NNNCo will be able to offer both our single depth and multi-depth sensors.“ Bas Van Der Velden, Commercial Director, Sensoterra
Sensoterra soil moisture probes are available to operate on the AS923 band enabling the devices to work on LoRaWAN networks across Australia and Asia Pacific.
“Soil moisture condition is a key use case in Australia to give farmers real-time insights that will help them to make better decisions and ultimately maximise their water usage, crop performance and yields as well as improving operational efficiencies. NNNCo is very pleased to be working in partnership with Sensoterra in Australia to deliver this solution to farmers with a low-cost low power wireless system that delivers the results farmers need.” Rob Zagarella, CEO NNNCo.
NNNCo provides a range of flexible network service models in Australia including managed Network as a Service (NNN NaaS), Infrastructure Partner Networks (NNN Partner) and managed networks built to specification (NNN On Demand).