This partnership combines top seed genetics with leading data-driven
technology to help growers increase food production to meet global
SAINT-BEAUZIRE, France & WINNIPEG, Manitoba–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#SmartFarmingIs–Limagrain Europe, one of European’s leading field seeds companies and
Farmers Edge™, a global leader in decision agriculture, today announced
they will join forces to provide farming operations in Russia and
Ukraine with high quality seeds and precision digital tools designed to
optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect the economic
viability of the farm.
Farmers around the world seek tools to help them better manage their
operations and enable increased yields across multiple crops. This
partnership offers solutions that integrate genetics, technology,
information and agronomy, delivering powerful new capabilities and
genuine value for farmers. The combined strengths of the two companies
will provide enhanced expertise aimed at addressing the specific needs
and challenges of European farmers.
Farmers Edge field-centric approach to digitizing farms coupled with
machine learning and predictive modeling, not only revolutionizes how
growers produce crops, but how they select and use products on the farm,
too. From seeding to harvest, Farmers Edge automatically collects,
integrates, and processes data from multiple sources into one platform,
providing unbiased insights to help growers base farm management
decisions on data.
Limagrain Europe, farmer-oriented company, combines its large network of
breeding and trials facilities with the most advanced technologies, to
deliver to its customers high quality products. In order to meet the
future challenges of farmers, Limagrain Europe proposes innovative
solutions such as Hydraneo, a unique tool for managing water stress and
develops digital services centered on seeds, with variable-rate seeding
“We are excited to partner with Limagrain Europe to deliver our
precision digital tools to the largest broad acre markets in the world,
creating a new generation of breadbasket regions in previously untapped
land,” says Wade Barnes, CEO of Farmers Edge. “We share one and the same
vision of making farm operations more lucrative and sustainable through
technology and innovation.”
“Working with Farmers Edge is a strategic fit given their experience,
which complements our LG seeds portfolio and proprietary digital
solutions,” said Frédéric Arboucalot, Deputy CEO Limagrain Europe.
About Limagrain Europe
Limagrain Europe breeds, produces and commercializes field seeds to
farmers. Investments in Research and Development reach 14.6% of the
annual Group turnover. Our products are sold in 50 countries through 20
subsidiaries and numerous distributors under the LG brand. As one of the
European leaders in cereals and maize for animal nutrition, the LG brand
is also a main player in sunflower and oilseed rape.
Limagrain Europe is a Business Unit of Limagrain. Limagrain is an
international agricultural co-operative group, specializing in field
seeds, vegetable seeds and cereal products. Founded and managed by
French farmers, Limagrain is the 4th largest seed company in the world.
further information: www.limagrain-europe.com.
About Farmers Edge
Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing
over 22 million paid product acres worldwide with precision digital
solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software,
state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modeling, and
advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with
scalable solutions to produce more with less.
Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions
focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops
and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and
protect economic viability of the farm. From seed selection to yield
data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and
accurate insights to support informed decision making. For more
information about Farmers Edge, visit FarmersEdge.ca