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Host: Ben Banerjee & Sveta Banerjee
Topic: Soil Scout Underground Weather
Jalmari Talola - Soil Scout CEO and partner
Johannes Tiusanen - Soil Scout CSO (Chief Science Officer) and co-founder
Soil Scout provides the most advanced fully buried underground wireless soil
sensor and monitoring solution for professionals in Agriculture, Golf and Sports turf maintenance.
Several golf courses and sports fields worldwide, including such iconic venues as the Wembley Stadium
and Philadelphia Phillies, use Soil Scout to maintain their turf in tip-top shape while reducing
maintenance costs and water consumption.
Farmers and agriculture professionals around the world use Soil Scout to understand their fields,
optimize soil conditions for better growth and improve crop production, also reducing operational
costs and water consumption.
Soil Scout is the first-ever soil sensor system that allows you to place any number of fully buried
wireless sensors all across an area, giving you a complete real-time underground weather map to your
fingertips. It is the most advanced and cost-efficient soil monitoring solution for professionals in
agriculture, golf and sports turf maintenance.
By using Soil Scout, hundreds of farms and other agriculture professionals worldwide become even better
in their data-driven agronomy. The system enables learning and controlling of soil conditions for optimized
growth, as well as savings in operational costs and inputs. Golf courses and sports fields use Soil Scout to
improve turf quality, minimize quality variations, and reduce maintenance costs, chemical usage and water
The Soil Scout Hydra sensor has the most outstanding battery lifetime on the market – up to 20 years.
The maintenance free sensors operate completely autonomously in the ground, which is why once installed,
the solution provides you with an unmatched perennial measurement consistency, also leading to a superior
cost efficiency over the years.
CEO Jalmari Talola
Jalmari Talola (Master of Engineering in Business Informatics) is a result driven business leader with
analytical mindset and tools for driving growth through business development, navigating continuous change
and leading people.
Born and raised on a dairy and cereal farm at Hauho, Southern Finland where Jalmari spent the 20 first years
of his life doing various farming activities. High interest in technology led to engineer studies that later
on took him working with location technologies; optical, GPS, machine control ja softwares. After finishing
his Masters, Jalmari ran the world leading GIS and mapping software provider Esri’s sales operations in Finland.
Now Soil Scout combines Jalmari’s roots in agriculture, technology and management expertise with passion in
Sports; a perfect fit to build up the next big thing from Finland.
CSO Johannes Tiusanen
CSO Johannes Tiusanen, (PhD, docent in AgTech (University of Helsinki) ) is a 19th generation farmer ,
well-known innovator and thought-leader; and a sought-after lecturer in all topics combining agronomy,
electronics and soil management. He is the Chief Scientific Officer, co-founder and board member at