Three Companies Shaping the Future of Agriculture

A U of M technology, licensed by Minneapolis ag-tech company Sentera, was highlighted in a Twin Cities Business article about companies making strides in agriculture technology.

Sentera is working with the University of Minnesota to bring to market a university-developed technology that helps growers more precisely apply nitrogen fertilizer to corn. Using drones to capture aerial images of their field, farmers can use the university-developed technology to analyze color patterns—crops deficient in nitrogen are more yellow—to determine how much nitrogen each crop needs, minimizing over-application of the nutrient.

Read the full story in Twin Cities Business.