Yield Map

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Yield maps represent the field’s productivity in a given crop cycle, where different levels of crop yields are reflected.
 
To generate them, you just need a havester equipped with a yield monitor, which contains sensors that capture hundreds of data per hectare, including grain flow per time unit, grain humidity, harvester speed, path, cut width, distance between harvesting points, date and time of harvest, and others.
Since the monitor is also connected to a GPS, each of these data is related with a field location, georeferencing it, and allowing to map it to make it easily accessible, and simple to understand and analyze.
 
Why is it useful??
 
  • To quantify yields in every sector of the field: even though the producer can know the field’s entire yield, the main benefit of the yield map is to know the productivity in each location of the field. This information is key to recognize management zones, and to evaluate the effectiveness of adopted management strategies.
     
  • To carry out data analysis by management zones over time: analyzing yield maps across several seasons allow to evaluate the yields stability over time and draw conclusions about the application of Precision agriculture processes.
     
  • To audit the operator’s work: in particular, harvest speed. Data collected by the yield map allow to generate harvest speed maps, to evaluate the operator’s or contractor’s work, and review service quality standards, for following crop seasons.