Start-up STRUTs its stuff for growers – Geelong Advertiser

Start-up STRUTs its stuff for growers – Geelong Advertiser

The Geelong Advertiser have published a great article, explaining our three-month trial phase, field testing our ‘beta’ sensor nodes at Boundary Bend Olives and Leura Park Estate.

“A Deakin University start-up is getting its hands dirty to help farmers and producers increase water efficiency and enhance climate resilience.”

The STRUT start-up has created a ‘smart soil monitoring system’ to measure soil moisture, soil temperature, air temperature and humidity to allow local producers to get the most from their farms by using real-time data to make key decisions.

“”I’m looking forward to seeing the results of the field testing and how this clean technology could eventually help a greater number of hardworking rural and peri-urban farmers and producers in the region,” Cr Mason said.

Read the full story by following the link here

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