An interactive web tool for barley growers, to bolster the cultivation of 2-row and multi-row barley, for both feed and biomass purposes, using sustainable and precision agriculture techniques.

Designed to help growers and/or their staff to make targeted, accurate decisions. orzo.net does not substitute crop manager’s experience, but enriches it with always up-to-date information. Guaranteeing high-quality, well-supervised services, Hort@’s orzo.net has been certified by CCPB Srl (Certificate Nr 01/2016/SE, revision Nr 02) since 2018

Funzionamento orzo.net_EN CELLULARE

Funzionamento orzo.net_EN CELLULARE
THE SOILFERTILIZERS AND NUTRIENT SUPPLEMENTSVARIETIESWEATHER AND FORECASTSSITE SPECIFIC

THE SOIL

orzo.net assesses the physical and chemical properties of the soil to optimize calculations of the crop’s water and nutritional needs

FERTILIZERS AND NUTRIENT SUPPLEMENTS

orzo.net provides access to up-to-date databanks on commercial fertilizers and nutrient supplements. Knowing the technical features of each product will allow you to make the most appropriate choice for each input, including anti-resistance strategies

VARIETIES

orzo.net takes into account the characteristics of each single variety, in terms of growth cycles and nutritional needs, as well as yields and resistance to diseases and physiopathologies

WEATHER AND FORECASTS

orzo.net aacquires its weather data and forecasts hourly. These feed into weather models which assist you in making decisions

SITE SPECIFIC

Each plot inserted into orzo.net is geolocated, so the system takes into account the geographic features of the crop site

How does it work?

orzo.net is a professional system that integrates data from many information sources to provide barley growers with simple, effectual advice and risk alerts

Funzionamento orzo.net_EN
THE SOILFERTILIZERS AND NUTRIENT SUPPLEMENTSVARIETIESWEATHER AND FORECASTSSITE SPECIFIC

THE SOIL

orzo.net assesses the physical and chemical properties of the soil to optimize calculations of the crop’s water and nutritional needs

FERTILIZERS AND NUTRIENT SUPPLEMENTS

orzo.net provides access to up-to-date databanks on commercial fertilizers and nutrient supplements. Knowing the technical features of each product will allow you to make the most appropriate choice for each input, including anti-resistance strategies

VARIETIES

orzo.net takes into account the characteristics of each single variety, in terms of growth cycles and nutritional needs, as well as yields and resistance to diseases and physiopathologies

WEATHER AND FORECASTS

orzo.net aacquires its weather data and forecasts hourly. These feed into weather models which assist you in making decisions

SITE SPECIFIC

Each plot inserted into orzo.net is geolocated, so the system takes into account the geographic features of the crop site

How does it work?

orzo.net is a professional system that integrates data from many information sources to provide barley growers with simple, effectual advice and risk alerts

Functions

orzo.net manages all the main aspects of growing barley

Soil preparation and fertilisation

orzo.net optimizes the timing and quantity of fertilizer to apply

Sowing

orzo.net avoids wasting seed, thus optimizing the seed’s yield and protein content

Crop Lifecycle

orzo.net schedules interventions according to the plant’s growth phase

Weed management

orzo.net efficiently manages weeds in a targeted way, using weed killers only when necessary, in order to avoid phytotoxicity

Pest management

orzo.net manages diseases and parasites effectively, reducing the amount of intervention required

Water balance

orzo.net avoids water stress on the crops by scheduling irrigation and fertigation based on actual soil water levels

Tracking

orzo.net gives you an overview of all crop interventions, enabling you to ensure compliance with Italian Regional Production Regulations

Sustainability

orzo.net calculates the environmental impact of the entire production process

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