Top 20 AgTech Solution Companies - 2020

Farming has been one of the most volatile sectors that have evolved extensively amid changing climate and diversifying demographics, catalyzed by emerging technologies. Notably, in 2019, among all the given parameters, AgTech did shine as one of the major driving factors of agriculture. The change has seen the improvement of agricultural data collection and sharing, and by leveraging the deep insights from the collected data, farmers, landowners, and investors could get better crop harvest and yield by leaps and bound. Besides, the growth of artificial intelligence (AI) in the field has led to improved data monitoring and given rise to data transparency and analytics in farming.

As a multitude of these applications is set to nurture the growth of AgTech space, CIOReview has compiled a list of the 20 most promising AgTech solution providers in 2020 to guide the organizational leaders in harnessing the power of the technology to tackle today’s farming challenges, reduce workload, and increase efficiencies. Bringing you a package of exciting revelations in the AgTech domain, CIOs working in the farming realm have also penned down their insights on the use of several upcoming technologies that have the potential to bring innovation into AgTech space. We hope this issue of the CIOReview helps you build the partnership you and your firm needs to foster a technologically-driven business.

We present to you CIOReview “20 Most Promising AgTech Solution Providers — 2020.”

Top AgTech Solution Companies

Top AgTech Solution Companies

AbuErdan specializes in poultry management, armed with a resilience poultry management technology stack that can support producers extensively. The poultry management software focusses onthe whole meat and egg production value chain starting right after the genetics until the retailers. It involves management, analysis, planning and much more. Additionally, the solution enhances operational capabilities and boosts transparency using a traceability tools for food safety. AbuErdan’s cloud-based poultry management solution leverages new technologies like Artifical Intelligence and machine learning to forecast chicken performance allowing poultry managers to take data-driven corrective actions on time

CropLogic is a recognized global digital ag-tech company focusing on soil moisture management solutions. Their vision is to be the leading provider of powerfully-simple actionable intelligence designed for irrigated crop farmers to manage water usage better and to enhance crop behavior and performance. They started the journey with the research and regional areas to develop a solution designed to offer actionable in-field information that is accurate, concise, and easy-to-use—leveraging 30 years of plant performance data, research and analysis – combined with over 600 global field trials – a suite of digital agtech solutions were born

A digital agriculture solution provider that provides IoT-based solutions to integrate and digitize all aspects of farming operations

TKXS is a B2B technology and data-driven solutions company, which provides data collection, data science, technology, and data-enabled marketing and incentive management capabilities to the agriculture, healthcare, construction, and industrial supply industries. Its solutions allow customers to acquire and leverage data, glean market intelligence, operate more effectively, and create demand. Whether extracting actionable insights from large volumes of data, developing apps to enhance operational effectiveness, or managing full-service programs to increase sales, TKXS delivers measurable success. The company develops, implements, and supports customer and turnkey solutions to achieve customer goals. The headquarters of the company are in Morrisville, NC

AeroFarms

AeroFarms

At AeroFarms, their mission is to grow the best plants possible for the betterment of humanity. The company's patented, award-winning aeroponic technology provides the perfect conditions for healthy plants to thrive, taking indoor vertical farming to a new level of precision and productivity with minimal environmental impact and virtually zero risks. At AeroFarms, horticulture intersects with engineering, data science, and nutrition, making for a talented, multidisciplinary team of bold, change-the-world thinkers. The company is based in Newark, New Jersey and was founded in the year 2004. The company with a group of experts specializes in Agriculture, Aeroponics, Hydroponics, Leafy Greens, Clean Technology, Sustainable, Vertical Farming, and Circular Economy

Agnetix

Agnetix

The Agnetix A3 platform radically drives down operational expenses with its unique water-cooling and heat recovery system. The system successfully removes heat from the grow lights utilizing a simple water loop. Piped out of the room, the heat can be detained or easily reused to warm the rest of the facility. It results in a more stable horticulture environment for better plant comfort, reduced costs, and better yields. Its mission is to optimize horticulture growth by providing the most efficient and intuitive horticultural lighting solution in the world

Agricen

Agricen

Agricen is a plant health technology company delivering biochemical-based products that sustainably enhance plant health, nutrition and performance. They help growers meet the demands of modern agriculture by providing useful tools that increase nutrient availability and uptake, improve sustainability and optimize yield potential. They also help turf, and ornamental professionals get more out of their fertilizer programs with innovative products that significantly increase fertilizer efficiency and improve plant performance and quality. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Plano, Texas. The company’s team of experts focus on specializing in agriculture, biotechnology, farming, biostimulants, plant nutrition, crop inputs, fertilizer additives, agricultural biochemicals, biochemical fertilizer catalysts, and agricultural biological

Artemis

Artemis

Artemis is a Cultivation Management Platform (CMP) that enables farmers to manage people, plants, process, and compliance all in one place, creating a virtually risk-free operation. Artemis provides a bird’s eye view of productivity and compliance from seed to harvest, helping farms compete in a low-margin business. It’s easier than ever to monitor and manage multiple facility operations across the network remotely from a desktop, mobile or tablet. Established in 2015, the company specializes in offering Agtech and Software solutions to its clients. The company is based in Brooklyn, NY

Autogrow

Autogrow

Established in 1994, Autogrow is committed to creating and providing the most amazing solutions they can come up with to solve the world’s most challenging problems in producing crops. With a global headquarters in Auckland, New Zealand, and growers and resellers in over 40 countries, Autogrow provides intelligent hardware, software and data solutions for single compartment environments through to large-scale fully-automated greenhouses. Utilizing a team of software designers, engineers and horticultural technology experts, Autogrow continues to push innovation boundaries to gain the best result for the growers

Censys Technologies Corporation

Censys Technologies Corporation

Censys Technologies was introduced by three Embry-Riddle alumni that share a mission to improve the world by wielding technology as a tool – enrich the lives through technology to eliminate fear’s concerning the theft of happiness. They discovered a series of gaps in the remote sensing industry that align with the core competencies: data acquisition, processing, and management. Censys Technologies Corporation develops remote sensing solutions for UAS service providers and government organizations. Their principal objective is to understand the needs and deliver a product that will perform for the client and grow the business

Climate FieldView

Climate FieldView

Founded in 2006, the Climate Corporation aims at helping farmers around the world protect and improve their farming operations with uniquely powerful software and hardware products. The company’s proprietary Climate FieldViewPlatform combines hyper-local weather monitoring, agronomic modeling, and seamless data integration to deliver Climate FieldView Prime, Climate FieldView Plus, and Climate FieldView Pro, mobile SaaS solutions that help farmers improve profitability by making better informed operating decisions. The company’s unique technologies help the agriculture industry to stabilize and improve profits. The headquarters of the company is in San Francisco, California

Conservis

Conservis

Based in Minneapolis, Conservis is dedicated to changing the business of farming. Conservis Corporation was founded in 2009 and served farms across the U.S., Canada, Argentina and Australia. The Conservis solution was created with farmers, for farmers so that agricultural enterprises can make confident management decisions based on reliable data. Farmers have exclusive access to their private cloud-based database from mobile devices and desktops. Professional reports are created and shared with partners, banks, insurance companies, landlords and other stakeholders. Farmers can plan purchases and activities, then identify and verify that their production is on target and make adjustments in real-time as needed

EFC Systems

EFC Systems

For nearly 30 years, EFC Systems has delivered innovative software solutions throughout the entire Agribusiness supply chain. The company's dedicated team members employ modern technologies and anticipate industry trends to provide their client partners with the tools and insight that are needed to manage resources and risks more effectively. The company's business is about making their client's work better and more efficient. Whether they are in wholesale or retail, have a single location or hundreds, EFC Systems has the experience and products to improve customer engagement and business processes. The company was founded in 1988 and based in Brentwood, Tennessee

Farmers Edge Inc.

Farmers Edge Inc.

Farmers Edge is a company in making decisions for agriculture servicing over 20 million paid product acres worldwide with precision digital solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modelling, and advanced agronomic analytics, they provide growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less. Founded in 2005 in Pilot Mound, Manitoba, the company has grown to a team operating in Canada, USA, Australia, Brazil and Russia. Utilizing innovative digital agronomic tools, the Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops. They are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm

GreenDot Technologies

GreenDot Technologies

GreenDot is a company that focuses on helping people to grow better and sharing the knowledge of working with some of the biggest growers in the world. The company helps the grower however big or small their operation is to help guide them from their technologies to their service team. GreenDot will combine their technologies and experience to deliver results. The company's breakthrough implementation of the latest Solid-State Lighting (SSL) technologies allows to engineer LED lighting systems that deliver maximum Photosynthetic Active Radiation (PAR) intensity with faster growth, healthier plants and larger yields

GrowFlow

GrowFlow

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Premier Crop Systems

Premier Crop Systems

Premier Crop Systems is a leading precision ag-data processing and analysis company headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. Premier Crop Systems started in 1999 and uses data analysis to drive better agronomic decisions. These later leads to higher yields increased profits and more sustainable practices for customers including leading retailers, agronomists and growers interested in discovering new knowledge that can be used to make better planning, production and marketing decisions. The company provides technology for the best precision ag programs in the country and are unwavering in the data policy commitment to the customers and growers we serve

Smart Guided Systems LLC.

Smart Guided Systems LLC.

Smart Guided Systems offers precision systems for ground maintenance and horticultural applications. The company’s Intelligent Spray System detects unique crop architecture and makes management decisions based on height, width, spacing, and density of each plant or tree. This product of the company is available as a kit and can be added to almost any existing airblast sprayer. Its intelligent sprayers empower growers with consistent application and, in most cases, considerable pesticide savings. The company’s Golf Course Systems include GPS Sprayer Kit, GPS Spreader Kit, Variable Rate By-Pass, and Boundary Marking

Taranis

Taranis

Founded in 2015, Taranis is an agriculture intelligence platform that makes use of sophisticated computer vision, data science, and deep learning algorithms to monitor fields effectively. The company offers a full-stack solution for high precision aerial surveillance imagery to prevent crop yield loss due to insects, crop disease, weeds, and nutrient deficiencies. The company targets a high volume commodity crop, which gives farmers the tools to address issues in real-time, increasing yields, and cutting costs. The enterprise creates full visibility throughout the field at leaf-level precision, through high-resolution aerial surveillance imagery

TerraClear

TerraClear

TerraClear is an agricultural technology company focused on improving farmers' productivity through end to end automation. The company designs and builds solutions that control costs, automate crop production, and free farmers to focus on the high-value aspects of farm production and management. Right now, the company is developing a solution, an automated agricultural implement that clears rocks out of fields to enable today's farmers to focus on high-value production and management activities. The enterprise is integrating advanced technologies such as aerial sensing, machine vision, high-accuracy GPS, and advanced robotics into its end-to-end rock picking solution