SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Trimble announced it has added 4 new partners in the U.S. and Europe to its Vantage distribution network — a global network of independent partners that provide growers, advisors, retailers, co-ops and local OEM dealers with precision agriculture expertise for the entire farm.

The new partners that have joined the Vantage network include:

Vantage Midsouth:  Vantage Midsouth was established from Trimble’s authorized reseller in the southern U.S. — Precision Ag Partners. Based in Carlisle, Ark., Vantage Midsouth will provide Trimble total farm solutions throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, the southern tip of Missouri and the western parts of Kentucky and Tennessee.  

Vantage Northeast:  Vantage Northeast was established from Trimble’s authorized reseller in the U.S. — Agrinetix. Based in Rochester, N.Y., Vantage Northeast will provide Trimble total farm solutions throughout Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.

Vantage Atlantique Méditerranée:  Established from Trimble's authorized resellers in France — Géo-Pro and Avidor High Tech France. Based in Deols, France, Vantage Atlantique Méditerranée will provide Trimble total farm solutions throughout most of the west and southern regions of France.

Vantage Ireland:  Vantage Ireland was established from KOREC — Trimble’s authorized geospatial distributor in Ireland. It will operate out of KOREC’s office in Dublin and focus on Trimble total farm solutions for growers and crop advisors throughout the Republic of Ireland.

As the complexity of integrating multiple systems together across a farming operation increases, so does the need for seamless service and support from technicians that have in depth knowledge in all areas of precision agriculture. Vantage partners complete an extensive level of training to install, set up and support the entire Trimble precision agriculture portfolio from planning through reporting. The Trimble agriculture portfolio has evolved from guidance and flow & application control systems to now include advanced solutions for irrigation and water management, agronomy coaching, plant health monitoring, soil analysis, variable-rate application and desktop and cloud-based management.

Vantage distributors provide a premier level of technical expertise, customer service and support capabilities and operate with a strategy that fosters technology interoperability in mixed fleets used on a farm. Vantage partners are committed to providing reliable, responsive and dedicated in-field service and support as well as creating a hassle-free experience for the grower and their advisor when implementing advanced technology solutions. They also provide training so farmers and advisors have a better understanding of how to use the technology in a way that best meets their farming needs.