Producers can get a head start on planning for the harvest season by tracking how the extent and timing of flowering varies across their groves. In the Mediterranean region, flowering typically occurs between April and May.
Every spring olive producers carefully record the number of flowers on a sample of their trees with an important purpose in mind. The extent of flowering can be an early and strong predictor of the weight of olives at harvest in autumn with an accuracy of 60-75%.
Sensonomic has recently secured additional growth funding from a group of seasoned investors with a track record of scaling software businesses. One of the investors is an owner of olive groves and the rest are focusing on software technology to support farmers. The company established a business development capability in Spain in 2020 and is already serving clients across
At Sensonomic we use an iterative approach to product development where we through user-centred and agile methodologies develop our technology. We believe using this combination of methodologies will not only create products which are efficient, profitable and sustainable, but also enjoyable and intuitive to use. As our products are used by everyone on the farm: the worker out in the
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Sensonomic will work with the leading European olive oil producer Innoliva to increase the value of their high quality organic olive oil production. “Innoliva is a data and evidence driven business, and Sensonomic is offering a new way of delivering actionable insight. We are committed to continuously improving our operations, and the collaboration with Sensonomic enables us to test a
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