In the framework of our collaboration with RaSeed project from the German Technical Cooperation (GIZ), Optiriego went twice to Egypt in the last months (September and December 2014). The main goal was to diagnose the irrigation management in several Egyptian farms that wanted to use photovoltaic energy for pumping.
In the Huelva province is located the Fresón de Palos cooperative, which is the world leading company in strawberry production. They are actually one of our oldest customers with whom we are keeping an active relationship.
A team from the Norvegian Investigation Center Bioforsk located in Trondheim wanted to study the relation between strawberries cultivar and its requirements in water and nutrients.
ECH2O System, developed by the Spanish company LAB-Ferrer, has been though as a “Users community” for Decagon Devices soil moisture probes for its applications in Comercial Agriculture. Ech2o System aims to set a relation and enhance information exchange among technicians. Experts can be called up for assistance. The idea is “win-win” strategy: Using in the best way and applying sound techniques for improving irrigation scheduling benefit the whole network.