Poul Rasmussen runs Testrupgård just south of Aarhus and invested in two weather stations from FieldSense in the fall of 2019. The weather stations have helped him prioritize his spraying work in recent times, and this fall he has to keep an eye on the rainfall to see when he will be out in the fields. With the FieldSense app open in the phone in his hand, Poul talks about how he keeps track of weather station measurements:
“It is primarily wind and rainfall that we keep an eye on. Especially here in connection with spring spraying. “
Most often, however, it is not Poul himself who sprays. He has hired an assistant who handles the sprayer – but with 10 kilometers to some of the fields it is easy to drive in vain if the weather was not suitable for spraying anyway. Therefore, the employee is also linked to Poul’s account so that he can also keep up with the weather – and therefore avoids driving in vain to the fields. Poul Rasmussen optimistically concludes:
“We have just finished spraying this round. So unless something pops up, we have to stay on holiday until we start harvesting. In the last half of July, I think it will be. There we have to keep an eye on the rainfall. For now, with the dry weather we have had over the last few days, I hope that we will soon have some rain ”.
Just minutes after the interview, the rain started to fall to the delight of Poul Rasmussen.