MEA’s Green Brain product enables growers here in the South West to know exactly how their soil moisture levels are performing and respond accordingly. Soil moisture monitoring in vineyards and commercial crops ultimately saves water, electricity and dollars.
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The technology has been designed to show the current soil moisture levels of each irrigation block in a single view, to give an immediate snapshot of the entire vineyard. Then, whenever required, each block can be further interrogated to understand how water is moving through the soil profile, and how much of a reserve remains in the deeper sub-soils. The other obvious benefit of Green Brain is its portability.
Vineyards looking to update or implement moisture monitoring systems should be aware of this Green Brain technology which delivers results to your chosen devices. Two logger options offer differing price points and functions.
The Green Brain (Cellular) is a compact solar-powered logger that combines a single motherboard with a choice of pre-designed or custom-built daughterboards that deliver enormous flexibility for sensor inputs.
An affordable logger that delivers continuous monitoring to any smartphone
Tension Variant connects up to four inputs comprising any combination of gyprock blocks, soil and air temperature sensors.
A WINNING CHOICE
“It’s important to have our finger on the pulse, and watering at those important times. What we could potentially lose is just too great a risk,” Read about Fiona and Daniel Habermann (pictured) Barossa Grape and Wine Association’s Viticulturalists of the Year and their experience with Green Brain