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Rubbicon’s FarmConnect

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FarmConnect is Rubicon Water's suite of products and solutions for farmers. Its modular hardware and software components are designed to work together to enable the application of water to crops using high-flow, high-performance surface irrigation.

Category

Smart Irrigation Software

Features

• Surface Irrigation Automation
• Monitor soil moisture and weather information using a powerful graphing interface
• Irrigation commencement from an event or water order date
• Report using meaningful performance indicators such as overall system efficiency
• Real-time device monitoring and control
• SMS text message and email alerts

License

Proprietary

Price

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Pricing

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Free Trial

Available

Users Size

Small (<50 employees), Medium (50 to 1000 employees), Enterprise (>1001 employees)

Company

Rubbicon's FarmConnect

What is best?

• Monitor soil moisture and weather information using a powerful graphing interface
• Irrigation commencement from an event or water order date
• Report using meaningful performance indicators such as overall system efficiency
• Real-time device monitoring and control
• SMS text message and email alerts

What are the benefits?

• More information: Real information gives the confidence to extend the intervals between irrigations
• More water: By precisely controlling gates and valves farmers eliminate the water losses that are common with manual surface irrigation
• Better crops: Without waterlogging causing prolonged plant growth showdown you grow more and higher quality crops
• Complete: Plan better, make smarter decisions and fewer mistakes

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Ease of use
7.6
8.7
Features & Functionality
7.6
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Advanced Features
7.6
8.4
Integration
7.6
Performance
7.6
Customer Support
7.6
9.5
Implementation
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Bottom Line

Rubicon's FarmConnect software is the web application that can be used to monitor crops and manage irrigation with wireless soil moisture probes.

7.6
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8.7
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FarmConnect is Rubicon Water's suite of products and solutions for farmers. Its modular hardware and software components are designed to work together to enable the application of water to crops using high-flow, high-performance surface irrigation. FarmConnect software uses Google™ satellite mapping and GPS positioning to graphically display the farm, showing the status of all field devices at a glance – making it easy to schedule, control and automate irrigation from your computer. By combining the latest in internet technology and cellular network communications with Rubicon’s robust field equipment, FarmConnect software gives users more control than ever. With data recorded every 15 minutes, 24 hours a day and powerful graphing tools, FarmConnect software gives a true insight into crop water use, so users can precisely time irrigations to maximize the productivity of water. Devices such as Rubicon’s BladeValve (for pipe and riser systems) or BayDrive bay gate actuators (for open channel systems) can be operated remotely and automatically using FarmConnect software. Irrigation also demands robust, reliable 24x7 operation, with alarm escalation and notification by phone and SMS or internet. Having 24 hour Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and web access helps farmers in their interaction with the district when and where they need it. In-field tools like mobile internet to manage water deliveries and smartphone apps for meter reading are also essential for efficient management. FarmConnect is a Cloud-based software which enables the system to be managed from computer and smartphones. The smart meter provides real-time flow information to the FarmConnect software so users can calculate the precise flow rate and volume of water applied to each bay and review irrigation performance. With Rubicon’s FarmConnect, farmers can grow higher-value crops using less labor, water, and energy.

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