Airbus adds new service Verde to its precision farming portfolio
Innovative solution to deliver detailed crop analytics already adopted by DataFarming
Toulouse, 04 February 2019 – Airbus launched an innovative service called Verde that delivers detailed crop analytics from satellite imagery, perfectly clipped to the field and accurately de-clouded. Served as plug and play API to any precision agriculture portal, Verde provides reliable and quantified measures of the vegetation, consistent over time and space, whatever the satellite used.
The new service primarily addresses in-season monitoring, to help anomalies detection, optimise field scouting, irrigation, seeding, fertilization, and crop protection. It is also of interest for off-season analysis, thanks to multi-year series of analytics, in order to review the farming strategy, define management zones based on persistent growth patterns and improve practices over the long run. Verde targets the entire chain of precision farming consulting providers, from the smallest start-ups to the largest machinists, seeds and fertilizers companies.
“With Verde, we underline our ambition to become the reference layer for precision agriculture portals. Both leveraging our wide imagery harvesting and our unrivalled crop analysis capacities, we are offering a totally different way to derive agronomic information from satellite imagery”, says François Lombard, Head of Intelligence Business at Airbus Defence and Space.
Verde has already been adopted by DataFarming, an Australian agtech company based in the regional city...