News

May 2, 2019

While in-field variation of farming soils has for a while been assessed by different kinds cameras, methods that actually get involved with the dirt are becoming commercially available as well. Today among the very first farms in Finland, the field plots at Soil Scout trial farm were scanned by Juha and Jussi Knaapi with a…

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April 28, 2019

A strict grid method for collecting soil samples or installing soil sensors is a very ineffective approach as it will produce lots of unnecessary data points and a high cost. The most frequently used method for the Soil Scout team in helping farmers choose the most beneficial locations for instrumentation within their fields is to…

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February 20, 2019

It all started with an idea to bury a mobile phone with soil sensor… Apparently it didn’t work but after years of development Johannes and Jussi came out with world’s first wireless underground soil condition sensor! Please read our founder’s interview from the link because he is the man! https://www.european-business.com/soil-scout-oy/interviews/getting-iot-underground-more-than-burying-a-mobile-phone-and-attaching-a-sensor/

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December 20, 2018

Soil Scout took part to Deutsche Telekom‘s Innovation Day 2018 in Bonn. Being one of the few startups invited, Soil Scout wireless soil moisture sensor solution was presented to large tech audience in Bonn. Soil Scout CEO Jalmari Talola commented: “It was our great pleasure for being part of this amazing event. We saw highly interesting…

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December 20, 2018

Soil Scout awarded in Kasvu Open 2018 Circular Economy and chosen among the top 100 finest growth companies in Finland! The judges named Soil Scout having major growth potential and being ready to be scaled globally immediately.

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April 27, 2017

OSLO, NORWAY – 3 April 2017 Soil Scout was awarded 2nd place in the annual Nordic Cleantech competition, hosted by Cleantech Scandinavia in Oslo today. Given the large number of excellent Cleantech companies and innovations involved, we are naturally very proud and honoured to be recognised. Click here for the press release from Cleantech Scandinavia

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December 20, 2016

GRANITEVILLE, SC DECEMBER 12, 2016 Citizens Bank Park ™ – home of the Philadelphia Phillies – has completed installation of a new SubAir® Sports System providing a new level of turf management for the field operations team. Installed and connected to the existing drainage system, all components and integrated technology are communicating and performing to…

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December 14, 2016

‘We are using Soil Scout to provide us with up to the second data on what is happening below the turf surface. We have remote access from anywhere in the world at the touch of a button and have quickly become reliant on the convenience that this service provides. The product was easy to install…

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June 11, 2015

Soil Scout is proud to have been accepted as a member of Cleantech Finland, and to be recognised as a company driving a sustainable future through improved resources efficiency in Agriculture and other industries. Cleantech Finland is a network of top Cleantech companies and experts. They bring the world’s best Cleantech solutions and expertise to companies…

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June 2, 2015

Helsinki, Finland Soil Scout is pleased to announced that that our Scout and Receiver have been approved under Part 15 of the FCC rules. As such, we are now available for shipping to the United States. If you are interested in purchasing or distributing Soil Scout in the United States, please contact us at sales@soilscout.com    …

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