About the cultivation of market products has Regierungspräsident Heinz Grunwald in his itinerary with the heads of offices of Food, Agriculture and Forestry in Lower Bavaria Gäuboden learned a lot. One leg of his trip was the estate of the Barons von Poschinger-Bray in Irlbach, the largest farm in the district of Straubing-Bogen. At around 1000 hectares of land in a prime Gäulage build ten employees and five seasonal workers winter wheat, winter barley, silage maize to the biogas plant, sugar beet, potatoes and a Wildacker. 50 hectares they farm as grassland. Here is manager Jürgen Schwarz Steiner on modern art. The possibilities of information technology not only impressed the provincial government.
Black Steiner presented the “Map Overlay procedure”. That tells him or his fertilizer spreader, how much nitrogen must fertilize, so yield and protein content of the grain turn optimally. The fertilizer spreader to the tractor automatically controls then sometimes more or sometimes less.
On the farm Makofen Black Steiner impressed visitors with a self-propelled sprayer with a working width of 36 meters. Because even when sowing and during spraying of the computer and the GPS system to support the farmer. It helps to avoid that some passages are treated twice. “This saves 10 percent of the pesticide and the seeds,” said the manager of -. Hs You can read more in the Friday edition of your Plattlinger Zeitung