Farmers Edge Named Technology Pioneer

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Award, technology

farmersedgeFarmers Edge, a global leader in precision agriculture and independent data management solutions, has been named one of the world’s most innovative companies.  They have been selected as one of the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers.

The honor recognizes their Precision Solutions packages which offers variable rate tech, soils sampling and analysis, field-centric weather, in-field telematics and data transfer, high-resloutions satellite imagery, field-cenetric data analytics, access to their integrated farm management platform- FarmCommand, and the Farmers Edge team of advisors for decision making.

Farmers Edge is one of 30 companies to receive this recognition out of hundreds.  Their selection will open new doors world-wide.

“We welcome Farmers Edge in this group of extraordinary pioneers,” said Fulvia Montresor, Head of Technology Pioneers at the World Economic Forum. “Farmers Edge is among those companies that is shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work and relate to one another. Through the platform of the World Economic Forum, it will be able to scale and share its technology and achieve a larger impact.”

“We’re proud to be recognized by the World Economic Forum for our leadership in the next generation of precision agriculture innovation,” said Wade Barnes, President and CEO of Farmers Edge. “Our data-driven approach to sustainable agriculture will continue to be a key tool for growers needing to improve productivity without deteriorating environmental conditions. Ultimately, as these conditions change and the population grows, our approach to farming represents a replicable, scalable model for the world’s largest and most important agricultural regions. We’re honored to be a part of the global food security solution.”