Lost in all of the news about Deere’s big push further into the precision farming segment with the acquisition of Monosem and Precision Planting has been the spate of acquisitions by Trimble. Last month, the company added to its precision base its plans to acquire the assets of Agri-Trend of Red Deer, Alta., Canada.
Agri-Trend operates a network of over 200 specialists throughout the U.S. and Canada, which includes over 110 independent coaches, who specialize in agronomy, precision farming, crop marketing and farm business management.
“Trimble’s acquisition of Agri-Trend is another step toward total farm management for the grower. Together with Connected Farm, we will provide growers and their trusted advisors with a combined offering that is unique in the marketplace today,” said Joe Denniston, vice president for Trimble’s Agriculture Division.
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