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The Challenge of Precision Viticulture

The American Society for Eonology and Viticulture put out a great piece on the challenges for implementing precision viticulture. “Precision viticulture” (PV) is the use of technology or techniques that increase grape yield or quality while reducing environmental impact. It’s new cm-accurate GPSs, UAVs, moisture sensors, etc. This new technology means we no longer must treat vineyards as a homogenous block.  

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Why Electrical Conductivity (EC) Survey: Soil Texture & Irrigation Mapping

If you have thoughts, comments, questions: comment below or email me at chris(at)vintality.com Table of Contents 1. What is an Electrical Conductivity (EC) map? 2. How does the EC survey work? 3. When do you do an EC survey? 4. How do you do an EC survey? 5. How do you interpret an EC map? 6. What is ground truthing?

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