Welcome to the world of Dacom. These are our farmers’ stories. Check out the cases for inspiration or read the latest Dacom updates.
Data helps farmers to get a better understanding of the soil
The soil is a very complex environment. To help farmers get a better understanding of the soil, Dacom has introduced the CropX soil moisture sensor. An affordable and reliable instrument, especially useful when making irrigation choices. "With the current fuel and fertilizer prices, that is extra valuable."
'Infection radar provides insight into the need to spray’
Many farmers apply their crop protection products following a strict spraying scheme. However, it also valuable to look at the infection pressure. "With this you can quickly save on one and sometimes several sprayings per year," says Gert Sterenborg, arable farmer and product owner at Dacom. With the infection radar, Dacom offers a useful tool for this.
On to 10 tons of inulin with FarmLook
Chicory processor Sensus has been using Dacom for more than 5 years to improve the cultivation of chicory. Growers are supported in making decisions before and during cultivation. With the aim of a higher average yield.
Grower works more often with prescription maps
The use of prescription maps increased by 35% in 2021. This is apparent from data that Dacom has collected about the past cultivation season. Whether it concerns variable rate planting and sowing, fertilizing or applying crop protection products. The use of prescription maps is increasing. It is striking that satellite images are increasingly being used to compile these maps.
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