Sensors Help Drought-Stricken California Farmers

Just as REON sensors developed by Beacon Institute at Clarkson University are monitoring the Hudson, Mohawk and St. Lawrence, TechCrunch reports that innovations developed at UC Davis have made possible a new generation of affordable sensors that can monitor water use, evaporation and demand in farmers’ fields. The California drought has made water management a top concern for the state’s agriculture industry.

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