With the Farmers Edge Precision Solutions™ platform, Allied is now a one-stop shop for growers seeking to optimize their profitability, productivity, and sustainability

Winnipeg, MANITOBA and Adams, WISCONSINApril 20, 2017 — Farmers Edge™, a global leader in decision agriculture, announced today it has partnered with Allied Cooperative, a leading provider of agronomy, feed, grain, and equipment services to growers across 700,000 acres in central and western Wisconsin. Now, with the all-in-one Farmers Edge Precision Solutions™ platform, Allied’s more than 2,200 customers have access to the wide range of products and services that separate Farmers Edge growers from their peers. These products and services include, but are not limited 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.


With grower partners spanning from Adams to La Crosse, Allied Cooperative has a long and proud history of serving producers throughout the state, with roots dating back to 1917. Committed to partnering with innovation leaders, Allied, together with Farmers Edge, is growing with the needs of its customers, equipping them with cutting-edge technologies and services. Through this partnership, corn, soybean, potato, grain, and all other types of growers in the state will now be able to make better, real-time decisions and address the critical crop issues that impact overall profitability on the farm.


“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.”


Today, all Allied growers will have access to the cost-effective, market-leading Farmers Edge Precision Solutions platform. 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, high-frequency 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.”


About Allied Cooperative

Allied Cooperative is a $210 million cooperative with services ranging from agronomy, feed and grain to LP and refined fuels to auto parts, hardware, tires, and convenience stores. Allied Cooperative has locations in Adams, Arcadia, Blair, Galesville, Mauston, Mindoro, Plainfield, Plover, Tomah, West Salem, Wisconsin Dells and Wisconsin Rapids. For more information on Allied Cooperative, go to www.allied.coop.


About Farmers Edge

Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture. Combining hardware, software, agronomy, and support, Farmers Edge provides growers with the right data to inform farm management decisions that maximize productivity and profitability. Originating in Canada, Farmers Edge is now active in five countries across the globe and has received international recognition, including the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneer award and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Canada’s Disruptor Innovator of the Year award, for its agricultural innovations and commitment to global sustainability. For more information, visit www.farmersedge.ca or www.farmersedgeUSA.com.


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