WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Farmers Edge Inc. announced today it has collaborated with two additional Western Canadian co-operatives to welcome new agronomy customers with their comprehensive precision agriculture services.

Twin Valley Co-op Ltd. and Valleyview Consumers Co-op Ltd. have joined other Canadian co-operatives and individual representatives for Farmers Edge Inc. in promoting the industry’s most complete on-farm solution to advanced management for any agribusiness, crop and geography. Farmers Edge Inc. incorporates the development and application of new technologies on the farm to increase productivity and profitability. Using a host of precision agriculture tools and data analytics, co-op members can now access comprehensive services for sustainable farming from an independent service provider.

Farmers Edge Inc. has introduced Precision Solutions packages to expand farm management efficiency through the use of high resolution satellite imagery, complete and confidential data analysis, weather monitoring, forecasting and in-field telematics. Precise application of crop inputs with methods like their flagship Variable Rate Technology has been shown to increase crop yields. Farmers Edge Inc. uses a responsible approach to farming for economic and environmental sustainability using a lower price point per acre.

Twin Valley Co-op Ltd. stays current with new products and a focus on industry innovations and community building. They continually assist growers at several strategic Agro, Food and Home Centre locations with variety selection, crop nutrition, custom application of crop products and herbicide rotations.

Valleyview Consumers Co-op Ltd.’s two Agro Centres in Manitoba provide growers with seed, fertilizer, crop protection and an agronomy team to maximize crop inputs. They have been invested in their rural communities for over 80 years and like to give back locally and nationally.

“The agricultural industry continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Equipment advancements, technology and increased consumer demands are now the norm in this industry. Twin Valley Co-op Ltd. recognizes the importance of change,” notes Bruce Koroscil, Agro purchasing manager for Twin Valley Co-op. “As a result of this evolution, we will be offering enhanced precision agronomy in partnership with Farmers Edge to ensure our producer members have all of the tools for success.”

“I am really excited to work alongside companies like Twin Valley Co-op and Valleyview Consumer Co-op Ltd. I feel our Precision Solutions packages have a great fit for their customers as they strive towards sustainable farming while maximizing profits on the farm,” says Nat Howard, sales representative for Farmers Edge.

“Partnering with Farmers Edge will give our customers the opportunity to precisely apply fertilizer in their crops to areas where it is most beneficial. Rates are adjusted according to variations in field zones to maximize yield goals and receive the best results for their dollar spent on inputs,” adds Brad Hunter, sales agronomist for Valleyview Consumers Co-op Ltd. “We are looking forward to introducing more producers to the benefits of Farmers Edge Precision Solutions packages as it helps both ourselves and producers make better informed decisions on fertilizer requirements.”