Agricolus s. r. l. is a startup that develops solutions for Smart Farming. The mission is to support farmers, agronomists, agri-food processors and other agricultural operators in optimizing agronomic practices by using innovative technologies of data collection and analysis. The core of the company is a cloud-based ecosystem of precision farming applications: Decision Support Systems, forecast models, smart pest and disease control, remote sensing. A complete solution for any agronomic need. Agricolus supports the spread of Agtech culture by promoting an Academy addressed to farmers and several experimental projects (virtual reality, circular economy, rural farming in Africa, food supply chain traceability).
Competences & Capabilities
Main areas of specialization and technological expertise are:
- Remote sensing (satellite and drone);
- Crop scouting;
- Forecast models (phenology, crop water and nutritional requirements, risk of pest and disease);
- DSS – Decision Support System for irrigation, fertilization and defense;
- Multispectral indices.
Agricolus is composed by a multi-disciplinary team with competences in GIS technology, Agronomy, AI and Big Data. Some examples of the innovation include the monitoring of crop growth, the prevention of diseases, the recommendation of the right inputs, the prediction of ripeness level according to crop variety.