International Ag Tech
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
9:00am to 9:40am
La Rosa Sofruco is one of the oldest and largest fields in Chile. It has 2,100 hectares planted with fruit trees in the same area including orange trees, mandarins, avocado lemons, grape vine, table grapes, European plum, kiwis, pear trees, apricots.
As a leading company in Chile La Rosa Sofruco has been working on a continuous improvement of its agronomic management, to improve quality and productivity, at the same time reduce its environmental impacts. For this purpose, since 2002, the company has been dedicated to incorporating the use of state-of-the-art technology, among which are temperature sensors, soil moisture sensors, the use of active and passive optical sensors, geo referenced soil analysis; GIS management.
In the present work, some examples of the use of state-of-the-art technology that has allowed to reach the productive objectives are presented.
Hugo Poblete Herrera
Agronomist, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Master of Science Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chile. Agricultural Manager La Rosa Sofruco for 22 years and others important fruits company in Chile. Guest lecturer in different agricultural projects at different universities. Author and coauthor over 15 technical and extension publications.