When is an onion crop not just a regular one? When its growth is supported by ‘MetWatch’ a weather and disease technology from New Zealand agritech firm HortPlus.
HortPlus, based in the Hawke’s Bay, have been creating digital solutions for national and international customers for over 15 years. Working with a demonstration onion farm in Pukekohe, their tool enables the farmer to know when spraying is required – a combination of modelling data and disease control proramme. Read the full story here