Located in Chateaubourg, in Brittany (France), MEDRIA is a specialist company in the development of monitoring and control tools for bovine health. The company designs, manufactures and sells sensors and related computing devices (such as Vel’Phone, HeatPhone, FeedPhone and San’Phone services), to be used in farms, worldwide.
On the 14th …Read More
« Some firms focus on market niches. Itk, based in Montpellier, France, for example, specialises in grapes and has built mathematical models that describe the behaviour of all the main varieties. It is now expanding into California.
Thanks to this proliferation of farm-management software, it is possible to put more and more …Read More
itk was present at the ClimWine2016 Symposium in Bordeaux (April 10th-13th). The purpose of this event was to define vineyards adaption strategies in a context of climatic change. Four thematics were discussed:
Climatic modelling at different scales
Impacts of climate change
Strategies for adaptation
Perception and adaptability of climate change by the actors
itk presented recent …Read More
California faces an unprecedented drought and governing bodies have already declared a state of emergency. The greater demand of water for urban and agricultural use necessitates an adapted management of this resource. Vine production is largely concerned by this issue as the incorrect assessment of water deficits might strongly alter …Read More
itk, a company specialized in Decision Support Systems for agriculture, is proud to be among the partners that the US Giant, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) has chosen to develop innovative solutions in the field of Internet of Things (IoT). This announcement has been made during the Mobile World …Read More
Vineyard adaptation to climate change is one of the biggest challenges for viticulture. Wine quality suggests matching wine typicality, agro-climatic conditions and growing practices. Logically the increasing temperature and the change in rainfall pattern, expected in the next decades, should bring changes in wine-making practices. In the Mediterranean region, this …Read More
Are the wines from Bordeaux region threatened? Vineyard adaptation to climate change is one of the biggest challenges for viticulture. Contrary to the Mediterranean region, past impacts were negligible or even beneficial for the production of quality wine. Nevertheless, several studies suggest that the situation will get worse and can …Read More
itk has presented at the UGWS (in January 26-28th at Sacramento) the very first connected object for agriculture: an autonomous flowmeter which measures in real time the quantities of water irrigated per blocks.
The flowmeter is associated to the Vintel software which allows to reduce at least 30% the volume of water …Read More
Vineyard adaptation to climate change is one of the biggest challenges for viticulture. Wine quality is closely linked to the concept of “terroir” that suggests matching agro-climatic conditions with growing practices. Logically the increasing temperature and the change in rainfall pattern, expected in the next decades, should bring changes in …Read More
Created in 2003, itk is a R&D company including 48 highly educated employees (PhD and Master level). itk connects the scientific research to the agricultural production by designing efficient decision support tools (DST). These DST integrate many data about seeds, soils, weather and inputs. The objective is to guide their …Read More