3rd generation Horticulturist Adam Schreurs works from a philosophy of providing the consumer with the very best quality product possible.
Chasing perfection means that any 2-5% improvement makes Schreurs and Sons more profitable and product quality better.
“No longer can we just take a representative sample in the field and expect that to be good enough.”
The money saving with our lime applications alone justifies our investments with Precision Agriculture.Adam Schreurs
“The main thing to start with is just highlighting the issues. There’s different problems in different paddocks and there’s so many areas we can improve because of variability in paddock. It’s a learning process.”
“Our questions are answered straight away, we get service at the door. We feel like they’re part of our business and we hope that they feel like we’re part of theirs.”
“We’ve been able to target particular problems and ground truth them.”
“I just ring them up and they upload it to the iPad in the tractor, and it’s that easy. It’s hard to believe how easy it is.”
“It’s a product anyone can use. You don’t need to understand it, you just plug it into the computer and drive. This is really helpful when you have numerous operators through that driver’s seat”.
“Soil is where everything happens, it’s where our bank of resources is, it’s where all the potential of the crop lies, yet it’s the thing we know the least about”.
“Once you’ve got your map, you can just go in with your normal spreader at different rates with a google earth print out in your cabin and adjust rates as you go.”