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Farmer Dirk Swart

Dirk Swart participated in a pilot project set up by HLB, a partner of AgroCares. A number of soil samples from his field were analysed with the sensor lab developed by SoilCares (now part of AgroCares). Thanks to this project, he now knows exactly what the soil fertility variation is on his field.

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Farmer Thomas Pollema

Thanks to the pilot project by HLB and soil testing with AgroCares Lab-in-a-Box, farmer Thomas Pollema now knows more about the soil diversity of his land and he sees vast opportunities to increase his yield and further improve the quality of his crops. 

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New Downtown

Mathew Kago is the head of the Soil Testing and Extension Services Department at New Down Town (S.T) Ltd- a provider of farm inputs in Kenya. The company wanted to improve their fertilizer recommendations so they extended their services with soil testing with the Scanner developed by SoilCares (now part of AgroCares).

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Holland Greentech

Norbert van der Straaten is one of the founders of Holland Greentech - an agricultural service provider in East Africa. Holland Greentech is one of AgroCares partners offering soil testing services with the AgroCares Scanner in Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia and Kenya.

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HLB conducts research, provides advice and diagnoses in the area of plant and soil health for the entire agricultural chain. HLB wanted to extend its service package with analyses of soil fertility and purchased a Lab-in-a-Box (LiaB) from AgroCares, bringing fast, reliable and affordable soil analyses to the Dutch market. 

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Bungoma County

Bungoma County, situated in western Kenya, is home to fertile lands. Yet, the agricultural activities have not been able to generate the yield to ensure the food security of the County’s population. In an effort to increase yields, the Government of Bungoma County invested in 3 sensor labs, developed by SoilCares (part of AgroCares) in 2016.

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