Farmers Edge, a leader in precision agriculture and independent data management solutions, announced that growers throughout the United States will now have access to a new future of farming with the launch of its American headquarters based in Shakopee, Minn. Operational locations for Farmers Edge will now be available to farmers in all major grain growing regions in the U.S.

"Our technology is a unique, one-of-a-kind system, that integrates data sources, direct from the field, into decision support information and crop management records," says Kyle Kuepker, VP Sales, Farmers Edge, Shakopee, Minn. "We are proud to say that we have the most advanced solutions in precision agriculture available to growers today. Our combination of technology and services is unmatched in the industry."

Building on the existing market presence in Canada, South America, Eastern Europe and Australia, Farmers Edge is an independent provider combining a unique offering of data analytics, in-field telematics, crop monitoring and yield forecasting with weather solutions and Variable Rate Technology. The company uses remote sensing technology to optimize the placement of crop inputs with a focus on the individual needs of each and every farmer. Over the next 3 years, it is estimated that precision farming will increase 14% or 23 million acres across the U.S. Corn Belt.

"We are very excited to bring this cutting edge technology to growers throughout the United States and witness its growth potential for global agriculture," says Wade Barnes, founding partner, president and CEO, Farmers Edge. "From the very beginning our vision has always been to support the advancement of agriculture both on the farm and globally. We want growers to know that the services and technology offering of Famers Edge is unprecedented in today's precision agriculture. Our unique technology, in-field support and expertise allows for aggressive and sustainable enhancements of productivity, profitability and efficiencies, unique to each and every grower and geography."