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Planet and Farmers Edge Agree to New Contract to Power Sustainable and Profitable Farming

10 Jun 2021, 20:05 UTC
Planet and Farmers Edge Agree to New Contract to Power Sustainable and Profitable Farming
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We’re thrilled to announce that Planet has signed a new, three-year, non-exclusive contract with Farmers Edge, a valued customer since 2017. Through this partnership, Farmers Edge will process Planet’s satellite data with its proprietary algorithms, integrate it into other field-centric datasets, then distribute to thousands of customers and partners in the agriculture industry who need accurate insights to make informed and profitable decisions.
Farmers Edge delivers advanced solutions powered by a unique combination of connected field sensors, big data analytics, satellite imagery, artificial intelligence, and agronomic expertise. Farmers Edge will leverage Planet’s high resolution satellite imagery to enhance its robust product suite, which serves as an essential tool that empowers farmers, ag professionals, insurance companies, and other stakeholders of the digital agricultural ecosystem across the globe to make data-driven, climate-smart decisions.
Planet’s daily cadence and global coverage is critical to Farmers Edge in providing near-real time crop monitoring for growers. This consistent frequency of data powers direct scouting, which allows farmers and their trusted advisors to catch problems fast, react to crop stress in a timely manner, substantially reduce the number of trips to the field, and make the most out of crop inputs while reducing environmental impacts.
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