A Full ‘MRI’ for your Soil!

SoilOptix™ sensor mounted on our Kubota RTV 500. We are also collecting topography data that can be used to produce drainage maps using Trimble's WM Drain. The RTV is also equipped with GreenSeeker sensors to collect NDVI data from any cover crop, vineyard or turf.

SoilOptix® sensor mounted on our Kubota RTV 500. We are also collecting topography data that can be used to produce drainage maps using Trimble’s WM Drain. The RTV may also be equipped with GreenSeeker sensors to collect NDVI data from any cover crop, vineyard or turf.

Sample of High Resolution pH Map (Left) and the resulting High Resolution VRA Lime Map (Right)
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Sample of all the High Resolution Maps produced from SoilOptix® data:

ZoneSmart SoilOptix Maps

Compare the cost and results of Grid Sampling to SoilOptix™:

Grid Sampling vs SoilOptix

A university study comparing traditonal soil sampling, passive radiation soil sensor technology and a calculation from historical land use. Part of the conclusion states: “Surprisingly, all soil maps constructed with (Ordinary) Kriging (maps from regular grid sampling) were considered to be poor.”

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Buying or Selling Land?

With the high price of land today you need to see the full picture of the land you are considering purchasing. With a SoilOptix scan and analysis you are having a soil MRI and you will know the land’s capabilities.

Not only will you know the nutirent levels, including Organic Matter, of the soil, but you will know the water holding retention and risk of compaction.

If you are selling land, consider offering the full package to potential purchasers. A full disclosure MRI may result in a quicker sale.

Soil Optix Article in Country Guide:

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