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The New Agrometeorology Section of RuralCat Portal is Welcomed

June 2011 

The new section of Agrometeorology RuralCat, a pioneering service that extends and improves the Internet offer of agrometeorological data in Catalonia, has received several indications and has been well received by media and various institutions.

The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, Food and Natural Environment, Josep Maria Pelegri, stressed "the importance of having this tool available to agricultural producers and professionals" since the Agrometeorology can help to better use resources and combat climate of adversity and time to obtain higher yields and better.

The head of the Catalan Government Land also explained that the RuralCat portal "is an important technological tool for the Department efficient transmission of knowledge, at a time when information technology and communication can offer a great service profit sector in particular and the rural world in general."

Moreover, the director of the Meteorological Service of Catalonia (SMC), Oriol Puig, explained that the SMC can deliver more data and better than ever and that no service similar to RuralCat neither in Catalonia nor in rest of the state.

This new application of the RuralCat portal, whose maintenance and development was awarded to Adasa, is divided into three main parts: weather forecasting, agrometeorological data and agrometeorological; it also has a section retaliated to the moon and agriculture.


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