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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  • VENDOR
  • CUSTOMER
  • 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 exciting varieties of vegetables, herbs & fruits.

  • SOLUTION
  • 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
  • Real-time sensor data including soil moisture, ambient temperature, wind chill, wind speed, solar radiation

  • OPERATIONAL IMPACT
  • Impact #1

    Data Analytics - Machine learning automates the predictive analytics process.

    Impact #2

    Energy Efficiency - The amount of energy used in production processes can be lowered and made more efficient.

  • QUANTITATIVE BENEFIT
  • SOFTWARE
  • INDUSTRIES
  • Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing
  • FUNCTIONS
  • Maintenance
    Production - Manufacturing
    Production - Natural Resources
  • ENABLED CAPABILITIES
  • Data Acquisition & Management
    Facility Climate Control
    Overall Equipment Effectiveness
  • CONNECTIVITY PROTOCOLS
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