Farmers Edge will now be available to growers across 700,000 acres in central and western Wisconsin, with a recent partnership with Allied Cooperative, a leading provider of agronomy, feed, grain, and equipment services.
With the Farmers Edge Precision Solutions platform, Allied’s more than 2,200 customers have access to field-centric data collection, “boots on the ground” support, access to one of the fastest growing networks of on-farm weather stations, integrated farm management software, and a wide variety of advanced decision support tools, including Corn Manager, the most comprehensive corn management system on the market today.
“At Allied, we work everyday in the fields with Wisconsin growers, and one of the things that we consistently hear from our customers is that they’re looking for one, comprehensive, integrated precision agriculture platform that will address all their needs. Farmers Edge offers that platform,” said Rob Shields, Precision Ag Manager at Allied Cooperative. “As we move into the next busy growing season, we’re excited to work with Farmers Edge to ensure that growers throughout central and western Wisconsin have access to the data and decision agriculture services that will boost their yields and bolster their bottom lines.”
Easily integrated with growers’ existing equipment and programs, Precision Solutions is a comprehensive turnkey system that includes: Variable Rate Technology, soil sampling and analysis, on-farm weather stations, in-field telematics and data transfer devices, high-resolution satellite imagery, field-centric data analytics, and a network of highly experienced, trusted advisors. This platform also includes the company’s Next-Gen FarmCommand software, a fully-integrated farm management platform designed to manage multiple data streams in a single system.
“The U.S. Midwest is one of the most vital agricultural regions, not just in North America, but in the world, so we’re proud to partner with Allied Cooperative to equip Wisconsin growers with the data-driven tools they need to optimize inputs, reduce costs, and ultimately make better decisions,” said Wade Barnes, President and CEO of Farmers Edge. “We share Allied’s belief that the farmer comes first, so our agronomists and customer support team will be there every step of the way to ensure that our growers are producing the most profitable crops possible.”