DELIVERING IMPACTFUL SOLUTIONS
Farmers must protect their growing crops throughout the season from aggressive weeds. Crops need space, access to sunlight and key nutrients to thrive. A farmer’s first line of defense against weeds is chemicals. But unfortunately today, application technology sprays the entire field instead of just the weeds.
Our See & Spray™ Technology
See & Spray™ is a solution for farmers seeking a path forward to care for individual plants in a way that is sustainable for the environment and their farm as a business.
The magic is Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Robotics.
Blue River Technology’s solution leverages deep learning algorithms paired with a computer vision system to create the ultimate virtual field scout for agriculture. Through 5+ years of collecting millions of images of plants and weeds across hundreds of thousands of acres, See & Spray™ is capable of detecting a variety of crops and weeds to provide weed control throughout a growing season.
Our customers will soon have this technology in their hands...not in 10 years, but now!
And in 2020, we proved Blue River’s See & Spray™ Technology is viable on farmers’ preferred application vehicle – a self propelled sprayer. Now in 2021, we will continue to test the system with a target of offering this to all growers.
“I don’t like seeing weeds – we take pride in clean fields – it’s a reflection on our management,” said Indiana soybean, corn and wheat grower.
“The more I learn about soils, I’m uncertain about what effect the chemical is having on our soil chemistry. So, I am excited about See & Spray™,” said Nebraska soybean and corn grower.
“We are spending over $100/ac on weed control, we need a different solution,” said Georgia cotton and peanut grower.
Check back soon (and often) for more about our See & Spray™ portfolio of products – and the other products we are developing.