Getting out of the building! by

Getting out of the building! / Published December 10, 2015 by Caio Bacci

Caio Bacci

Getting out of the building!

During our reserach, we have talked with many teachers from the Federal University of Itajubá, University of São Paulo/Esalq, specialists, such as meteorologists, agronomic engineers and many farmers located in the state of Minas Gerais.

It was interesting to learn theory and methods with professors and to see how it really is in practice with farmers. Our main topic discussed was about how to increase productivity and reduce waste with irrigation systems in agriculture.

José is one of the farmer we talked and he lives in a village called Pedralva. His biggest challenge in his farm is to know how much and when he needs to irrigate his crops. Therefore, we investigated all about his problem in order to understand better his needs