An interactive web tool for 2-row malting barley growers, using sustainable and precision agriculture techniques

Designed to help growers and/or their staff to make targeted, accurate decisions. orzobirra.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 orzobirra.net has been certified by CCPB Srl (Certificate Nr 01/2016/SE, revision Nr 02) since 2015.

Funzionamento orzobirra.net_EN CELLULARE

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

THE SOIL

orzobirra.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

orzobirra.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

orzobirra.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

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

SITE SPECIFIC

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

How does it work?

orzobirra.net is a professional system that integrates data from many information sources to provide 2-row malting barley growers with simple, effectual advice and risk alerts.

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

THE SOIL

orzobirra.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

orzobirra.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

orzobirra.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

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

SITE SPECIFIC

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

How does it work?

orzobirra.net is a professional system that integrates data from many information sources to provide 2-row malting barley growers with simple, effectual advice and risk alerts.

Functions

orzo.net manages all the main aspects of growing barley.

Soil preparation and fertilisation

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

Sowing

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

Crop Lifecycle

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

Weed management

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

Pest management

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

Water balance

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

Tracking

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

Sustainability

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

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