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New methods and technologies for detecting grain yields

21.10.2015

Modern technology enables agricultural machinery to perform better and more efficiently under changing conditions at any time. It is important that appropriate procedures secure the profitability of farmland and increase the efficiency of crop production. For this purpose detailed information on all aspects of the production process are necessary. An important part of this is a spatially resolved measurement of crop yields in real time. The technologies presented here are inventions of Prof. Dr. Karl Wild at the University of Applied Sciences Dresden at the Faculty of Agriculture/Environment/Chemistry. Professor Karl Wild is engaged in the field "Technology in Horticulture and Agriculture". The techniques are developments that meet the current requirements of "Smart Farming". They employ a variety of variables / data in the harvesting process and enable the detection of the crop yield in order to optimize crop yields. This presentation outlines five techniques for volumetric and mass flow detection and for the determination of the density of cereals as a basis for a local yield determination in harvesting machines.

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