Central Ohio Farmers Co-op Inc., based in Marion, Ohio, has agreed to purchase an ownership interest in Ag Info Tech of Mount Vernon. The partnership will officially start March 1.

Ag Info Tech provides high quality precision ag products and services, and was voted the 2015 North American Most Valuable Dealership of the Year by Precision Farming Dealer, sister publication of Farm Equipment. They help farmers integrate crop record keeping and data analysis with today’s precision ag tools.

Ag Info Tech is currently owned by Tim Norris and Town & Country Co-op. Under the agreement, the three owners will work together to guide AIT’s business.

“Ag Info Tech has earned the trust of their customers by providing the quality products and information they need to make their farms more productive,” said Scott Crowder, CEO of COFC. “We are proud to work with them so that our growers can utilize technological advances to benefit their operations.” Planting solutions include individual row shutoffs, planter performance monitoring, hydraulic down force control and more. Training will be available for all products that are offered.

“The team at Ag Info Tech is very excited about partnering with COFC,” said Tim Norris. “Being able to combine our services with COFC’s exceptional amenities including agronomists, variable-rate technology and grid soil sampling with be extremely beneficial and rewarding to the growers in both of our companies."