Intelligent Farming with ThingWorx Analytics
Z Farms was facing three challenges: costly irrigation systems with water as a limited resource, narrow optimal ranges of soil moisture for growth with difficult maintenance and farm operators could not simply turn on irrigation systems like a faucet.
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- USE CASES
Z Food Farm is a small organic farm located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Their mission is to promote food as a powerful cultural force for interacting with our environment and within our communities by providing certified organic, high quality and exciti
Z Food Farm
- CONNECTIVITY PROTOCOLS
ThingWorx Analytics delivered proactive information regarding land irrigation strategies to farm operators. The platform enables constant monitoring of predictive indicators such as soil moisture throughout farmland. This information enables cost-effective strategies for greater crop yield while conforming to water regulations.
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- DATA COLLECTED
, Energy Cost Per Unit, Soil Moisture Meters, Water Level
- OPERATIONAL IMPACT
Impact #1 [Data Management - Data Analysis]
Machine learning automates the predictive analytics process.
Impact #2 [Efficiency Improvement - Energy]
The amount of energy used in production processes can be lowered and made more efficient.
- QUANTITATIVE BENEFIT