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Adoption level is the most underestimated factor in fertiliser recommendations

Dr. Christy van Beek, an expert in soil fertility and food security, explains in this white paper why she believes adoption level is the most underestimated factor in fertiliser recommendations. Find out what 20 years of experience in making fertiliser recommendations has taught her.

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How soil heterogeneity in a field may lead to different soil testing values

Soil testing results using sensor technology can deviate from “old” soil testing results or soil samples from the same field (part) can give completely different results. One of the major reasons for this variation is the soil heterogeneity within the field. Dr. Peter van Erp, Director of Research and Development at AgroCares, gives more background information on this topic in this white paper.

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Management zones for more efficient liming strategies

AgroCares is often confronted with questions from farmers and advisors on how to optimize their lime application. It seems that soil or crop specific liming recommendations are often lacking. In this white paper by dr. Peter van Erp, Director Research and Development at AgroCares, we discuss the background of lime recommendations and how SoilCares concept of routine soil testing can contribute to more efficient liming strategies.

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Soil sensor technology: you are as good as your database

AgroCares is often confronted with questions about the quality of the results of our soil testing technology. But what is quality? Is it accuracy, precision, repeatability and when is quality assured? Dr Christy van Beek, chief agronomist at AgroCares and director of SoilCares Foundation, shares her view on the matter in this white paper.

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Conversion of soil data: the sense and non-sense of conversion studies

At AgroCares we convert spectral data of a particular medium (soil, crop, feed, etc) into nutrient contents of that product. This is what we do and many of our customers appreciate and recognise the advantages of sensor technology over conventional technology, where sensor technology is fast, affordable, real time and easy.

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