Field-Centric Approach to Digitizing Farms Takes Root Across Russia, Brazil, Australia, Canada and the U.S. Farmers Edge™, a global leader in precision agriculture and independent data management solutions, announced it has received a US$41 million investment led by existing investors, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ Green Growth Fund and Osmington Inc. The investment will go towards the expansion of the data science team, new product development and global growth. Kenji Otake, General Manager, IT Platform Div. of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. will join the Farmers Edge Board of Directors.
Observant, a provider of in-field hardware and cloud based applications for precision water management in agriculture, announced the appointment of James A. Chambers as Chief Executive Officer. Current CEO and co-founder,J. Matthew Pryor, will focus on the new role of Chief Technology Officer for the company.
Hortau, a provider of precision irrigation management systems and services since 2002, has secured $10 million in financing to fuel company growth and broaden its service offering to growers in North America.
Oslo, 8 February 2016: Yara International ASA announces organizational and management changes to improve strategic focus and execution.
The dates for your diary: Tuesday 15th – Thursday 17th November 2016
Venue: Campinas, São Paulo, Brasil