FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday September 19th, 2017
FARM AT HAND PARTNERS WITH UNIVAR TO LAUNCH PLATFORM FOR AGRONOMISTS
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – Farm At Hand announced today that it is launching – Farm At Hand Agronomy – a web and iOS platform for Agronomists that will allow for easier collaboration with farmers on planning and scouting. The platform is being launched in partnership with Univar.
“Farmers have been sharing the information they track in Farm At Hand with their agronomists for a long time,” says Mark Lepp, CEO of Farm At Hand, “Our purpose as a company is to help make things simpler and more profitable for farmers. Improving how they collaborate with key advisors is a natural progression of our offering.”
Farm At Hand Agronomy will offer tools to help agronomists spend less time on administration and more time providing their expertise and collaborating with farmers in an app they are already using. This will include a 30,000 ft. Crop Planning tool and an online-offline iOS app for on-the-go scouting and reporting.
“The partnership is a no-brainer,” says Kevin Jacobson of Univar, “Farm At Hand Agronomy takes a different approach to farm management software. It helps maximize yields and ultimately farm income by bringing agronomists closer to the planning process and execution field-by-field. We know that the tool will add major value to the retail and farm customers within our network.” Univar is looking forward to making these valuable services available to their Network dealer members.
Farm At Hand Agronomy is available for consulting agronomists and retail outlets in 2 different service packages.
“We know that better decisions come from better information and improved collaboration between experts,” says Lepp. “We are very excited to be collaborating with Univar on this platform. Ultimately our farmers control who they share their information with, this is about empowering them to work more closely with their trusted advisors simply in one place.”
ABOUT FARM AT HAND
Farm At Hand builds cloud based Farm Management software that makes it easier for farmers to keep track of their operation and collaborate with their trusted advisors. www.farmathand.com/agronomy
Founded in 1924, Univar (NYSE: UNVR) is a global chemical and ingredients distributor and provider of value-added services, working with leading suppliers worldwide. Supported by a comprehensive team of sales and technical professionals with deep specialty and market expertise, Univar operates hundreds of distribution facilities throughout North America, Western Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Univar delivers tailored customer solutions through a broad product and services portfolio sustained by one of the most extensive industry distribution networks in the world. For more information, visit www.univar.com.
CEO, Farm At Hand
General Manager – Agriculture
Univar Canada Ltd.