Pledges to Help Drive Continuous Improvement in Sustainability of U.S. Agriculture
SHAKOPEE, MN and WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Farmers Edge USA has joined Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, a multi-stakeholder initiative working to unite the agricultural supply chain in defining, measuring and advancing the sustainability of food, fiber and fuel production.
"We are proud to be influencing change within agriculture by joining Field to Market," said Farmers Edge™ founder and CEO Wade Barnes. "We look forward to working with other members of the Alliance to harness the opportunity that advanced technology provides in creating a more productive, progressive and sustainable agriculture model."
Working together with grower organizations, academia, conservation groups, public sector partners and leading companies, Farmers Edge USA will help to catalyze opportunities for continuous improvement in productivity, environmental quality and human well-being across the agricultural value chain.
"We are pleased to welcome Farmers Edge USA to Field to Market and look forward to identifying opportunities for greater collaboration," said Rod Snyder, president of Field to Market. "Precision agriculture is not only driving more efficient and profitable production for farmers but is also delivering improved environmental outcomes and contributing to increased sustainability."
About Farmers Edge USA
Farmers Edge USA is a division of Farmers Edge™, a global leader in precision agriculture and independent data management solutions. Leading the development and application of new technologies on the farm, Farmers Edge™ is defining the future of agriculture through innovation. For more information, visit www.farmersedge.ca.
About Field to Market
Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture brings together a diverse group of grower organizations; agribusinesses; food, beverage, restaurant and retail companies; conservation groups; universities; and public sector partners to focus on defining, measuring and advancing the sustainability of food, fiber and fuel production. Field to Market is comprised of more than 80 members representing all facets of the U.S. agricultural supply chain, with member companies employing more than 4.1 million people and representing combined revenues totaling over $1.3 trillion. For more information, visit www.fieldtomarket.org and follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/FieldtoMarket.
SOURCE Farmers Edge Precision Consulting Inc.