In the year 2019, in the territories of the municipalities of PASSIGNANO and CASTIGLIONE del LAGO, about 300 hectares of agricultural area were irrigated, mainly invested in vegetable crops, orchards and olive groves.  About 230000 cubic meters of water from LAKE TRASIMENO have been distributed with rain, sliding and above all drip irrigation systems. The latter also lends itself very well to the targeted distribution of fertilizers.

To meet the needs of optimization, savings and efficiency of the water resource, some Italian companies that build irrigation systems, have devised different digital solutions: for example, the Commander line of programmers that combine the management of pH and electrical conductivity with a more professional approach to the shifting of irrigation with remote control by radio, manageable through an internet access software. Fertirrigators are combined, practicality and reliability, with a modern system of injection of nutrient solutions.

The management of fertilizer is regulated by simple fertigation recipes that can be set according to agronomic and nutritional needs. The right hydraulic management, fundamental to convey the right nourishment to plants, is ensured by years of experience in the sizing of machines and equipment and by reliable and certified materials.

From wireless controllers in the field to remote control units, thanks to IRRITEC@, agricultural automation is increasingly close to the world of the web. The new control units allow to have total remote control through the web via PC, Tablet or Smartphone, allowing the farmer to keep his plants under control without necessarily having to be in the field.

Just one click and your smartphone will become a real remote control that allows you to open and close valves, check for functions and / or anomalies, stop or activate programs already set or generate new ones. All this with a significant reduction in service costs and a perfect digitalization of processes that become more and more precise and efficient.

Written by Paolo Burini from UCT.