SHAKOPEE, Minn., and ARCADIA, Neb. — Farmers Edge, a precision farming and independent data management solutions provider, announced it has partnered with Trotter Fertilizer, a Nebraska retailer of NutriSphere-N Nitrogen Management Solutions and Avail Phosphorus Fertilizer Enhancers. Through this partnership, Trotter Fertilizer will provide growers with advanced precision agronomy recommendations from Farmers Edge to enhance existing variable-rate technology (VRT) programs for their customers throughout central Nebraska.
Trotter Fertilizer customers will now have access to the Farmers Edge Precision Solutions platform. Integrated with growers’ existing equipment and programs, Precision Solutions is a turnkey system that includes, VRT, soil sampling and analysis, field-centric weather, in-field telematics and data transfer, high-resolution satellite imagery, field-centric data analytics, access to FarmCommand — an integrated farm management system — and a network of highly experienced, trusted advisors.
“Traditionally, the fertilizer industry has lacked access to a complete agronomic solution that brings together technology and personalized support,” said Wade Barnes, President and CEO of Farmers Edge. “By partnering with Trotter Fertilizer, we’re ensuring that growers throughout Nebraska have access to our leading edge technology and, in doing so, are providing additional value to their farm management programs. In a tough commodity market, we’re equipping growers with the right decision-support data that can improve their bottom lines, while sustainably boosting productivity on the farm.”