Blue North is a specialist consulting practice that supports businesses in the agricultural and food sectors in the proactive clarification, development and implementation of sustainability strategies.

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SHERPA is an integrated on-line management system specifically designed to support & empower business owners, managers and management-teams within agricultural supply-chains, in the development and implementation of proactive, relevant and impactful sustainability strategies for their businesses. https://mysherpa.co.za

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The Confronting Climate Change (CCC) Initiative is a carbon footprinting project, developed to support the South African fruit and wine sectors through identifying and responding to the risks and opportunities associated with carbon emissions. https://www.climatefruitandwine.co.za

Blue North is the in-country implementation partner for FruitLook in South Africa. A web-based program that uses satellite-based data to assist farmers with their crop management. Metrics such as biomass production, evapotranspiration, water use efficiency, and more are provided on a continuous weekly basis for the largest part of the Western Cape throughout the year.  https://www.fruitlook.co.za

Blue North is the in-country implementation partner for Pixofarm in South Africa. The Pixofarm smart phone application enables the accurate and time-efficient measurement of apples (with more fruit types being added) from fruit set to harvest, consolidating and reporting this information for the purpose of more accurately determining thinning requirements, yield estimates, fruit size-class distribution etc.  https://pixofarm.com/

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Heronbrook Farm Winter Update

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Water Stewardship Case Study with TFFG and Waterford Farm

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Leaf Area Index parameter in FruitLook - what is it? how does…

Water Stewardship Case Study with Morgenzon Farm

As part of Worldwide Fruit’s Water Stewardship programme,…

Accessible AgTech for South African Growers – Online Webinar

5th August 2021 | 15:00 - 16:00 Blue North Sustainability,…

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