Customers looking to GroGuru for precision irrigation and soil management tools can now access highly-accurate and reliable weather forecasts from DTN.
MINNEAPOLIS (February 1, 2021) – DTN, a leading data, analytics and technology company, and GroGuru, an industry leader in strategic irrigation management, have partnered to provide real-time, hyper-local weather information and land surface models to producers for improved decision-making around irrigation management.
“At DTN, we are committed to ensuring producers have access to the most relevant, independent intelligence available,” said Grey Montgomery, senior vice president-agriculture at DTN. “We do so by partnering with organizations like GroGuru to ensure that our customers have the insights they need to make informed and confident decisions to improve their operations. We are excited to match our weather intelligence with GroGuru’s irrigation expertise to provide a comprehensive view of what’s happening in any field at any time.”
Focused on helping farmers implement strategic irrigation management, GroGuru measures things like soil moisture, temperature and salinity at various root depth of crops by deploying soil sensors. That data is then transmitted to the Cloud where it adds additional information to make AI-based recommendations to farmers regarding when and how much to irrigate their crops.
DTN is the leader in providing market data, news and weather to growers across North America, ensuring they have access to the highly-accurate, dynamic data that will help them make critical decisions.
“Adding trusted insights from DTN to our strategic irrigation management solutions, including GroGuru® InSites, is vital to helping our farmer-customers and their agronomy consulting support system take their operations to the next level,” said Patrick Henry, president and CEO of GroGuru. “The comprehensive data and analysis that we are now able to provide enables farmers to increase their crop yield, more efficiently use water and other scarce resources in a sustainable way, and improve their bottom line.”