All Press Releases for February 04, 2016

AgSmarts and GreenPoint Ag Form Partnership to Promote Needed Precision Ag Adoption in Southern US

AgSmarts and GreenPoint Ag of Memphis, TN have announced a partnership that will support the adoption of Precision Ag products and practices.

    MEMPHIS, TN, February 04, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- AgSmarts and GreenPoint Ag of Memphis, TN have announced a partnership that will support the widespread adoption of Precision Ag products and practices. AgSmarts, a Precision Ag technology company, develops hardware and software solutions for remote environmental sensing, predictive analytics, and equipment automation. GreenPoint Ag is a well-established agriculture retail input supplier and service provider. This partnership will help spread the needed adoption of Precision Ag products throughout their regional footprint to meet the needs of growers in reducing costs, increasing efficiency, and improving yields. AgSmarts will employ the strength of the GreenPoint Ag organization, their people and services, which have strong roots in the agriculture community across the Mississippi Delta. AgSmarts products are designed with growers in mind, offering a flexible, durable line of sensing stations and an easy-to-use mobile and cloud-based software platform. Together, these leaders can provide powerful Precision Ag tools and support to fulfill producers' growing need for data-driven agronomic decision-making and farm management.

Precision Ag is a growing segment of the agriculture industry, providing additional tools to help producers and service providers tailor an enhanced agronomic strategy. Precision Ag tools help producers determine the best decisions for planting, application, monitoring, and harvest throughout the growing season.

The AgSmarts platform has the power to exist as a standalone solution, or to enhance existing product and service offerings. AgSmarts complements existing Precision Ag applications and farm management tools and provides valuable actionable information that translates into time, energy, and money saved.

"No one technology is the magic bullet. Smart Precision Ag leverages the strengths of multiple technologies and collectively amplifies their strength. Precision Ag focuses on tailoring a suite of inputs to best meet your needs: selecting the right seeds, preparing the fields, monitoring performance, tweaking fertilizer inputs, tracking climate variability, and more. When all the technologies converge and work in unison, then you can achieve this symphony of data and decisions. That's where the real power of precision Ag exists." Brett Norman, CEO, AgSmarts.

GreenPoint Ag has developed a program for Precision Ag technology, called Incompass. Incompass is an all-inclusive program that brings together multiple farm data collection and analysis tools to help farmers utilize crop inputs more efficiently and realize maximum economic yields. Incompass bundles together GreenPoint Ag's agronomy technology products and services such as soil sampling, field-mapping, recordkeeping, satellite and aerial imagery, and variable-rate crop nutrients, crop protection, and seeding. AgSmarts' products will provide another layer of data to each acre to help efficiently use water and other resources. AgSmarts offers a sleek, cost-effective tool for soil moisture sensing, aiding in irrigation management and application timing. Adjusting irrigation inputs with the aid of AgSmarts' platform can help growers save water and optimize operations.

As the market faces tighter competition and declining commodity prices, growers must seek solutions to maximize dollars spent per acre. Through the AgSmarts partnership, GreenPoint Ag wants to assist the grower in maximizing every dollar spent to achieve a higher ROI on the acre.

About AgSmarts
Based in Memphis, TN, AgSmarts is a Precision Ag technology company that offers remote wireless sensing, predictive irrigation and crop management analytics, and equipment automation that collectively represent a revolution in data-driven agriculture. AgSmarts' platform combines hardware and software solutions into a versatile, powerful and cost effective suite of tools that producers, researchers and agronomic consultants can use today in the struggle to conserve natural resources, control operational costs and maximize crop yields. For more information about AgSmarts, please visit

About GreenPoint: GreenPoint Ag, headquartered in Memphis, TN, is now a network of over 50 facilities with a footprint covering AR, KY, LA, MO, TX and MS. Reflecting the region's rich crop production of corn, cotton, soybeans, wheat, rice, peanuts, and sugarcane, the GreenPoint locations offer mainly precision ag services, seed, fertilizer, crop protection products, and custom application services.

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