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Empowering farmers with direct access to machine-learning-based, unbiased information for proven farm profitability and a more transparent food system.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Fort Collins, CO, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded 2008
  • Employees 4
  • Incorporation Type LLC
  • Website

Company Summary

Our existing machine learning systems know what a plant is doing each day of its life from seed to harvest- based on detailed knowledge of plant physiology, genetics, and precise growing conditions. Our unbiased systems can increase net farm profitability by up to 57%. Investor funding will provide first-mover science-based Machine Learning directly to farmers as their own, farm-specific systems through responsive desktop and mobile interfaces.


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    Acting CEO.

    CIO & Logistics Operations Mgr. Commercial Agriculture Ethanol, Biofuels, Grain Markets. VP, information technology at United Malt Holdings, LP, (UMH). Assessed and designed a comprehensive global IT applications architecture, a Lean Information Technology Framework. Prior to UMH, held senior IT and supply chain leadership roles at a number of leading firms, including ConAgra Beef Company; Wolverine World Wide, Inc. and Honeywell, Inc.

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    Founder, President

    Co-inventor, VISUAL FARMS, (US Pat). Built/sold nat’l GIS: state/use/potential, 1.6B ac US private lands. VP Integrated systems, Deere & Co. Co-founder Congressionally-funded 501C3/USDA to protect farm resources. Built 1st GIS framework/$5M National Resources Inventory, NRCS/USDA. Co-built 1st nat’l pesticide transport potentials/ farm field models, NRCS/USDA . Technology Transfer, local state and federal levels. Agriculture and Public Policy.

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    Ron Olson
    Chief Agronomist, Co-Founder

    President, Olson & Associates, LLC, agri-business consulting group. Senior Agronomist, R&D Manager, Cargill Crop Nutrition. Led development of MicroEssentials suite of fertilizers. Educator/owner, earliest companies to assist farmers with GPS-based 2.5 acre grid soil sampling, VRT seeding and fertilizer applications, and yield mapping. B.S. degree,Agronomy and Education, University of Illinois. M.S., Environmental Science, Governors State U. IL.

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    Co-CTO, Backend agronomic systems

    JHTECH. PhD U Illinois. Computer Science/A.I. Built/maintains nation’s largest databases, 1)Crop performance- hybrids/yields corn, soybeans & wheat. 2) real-time solar radiation ag climate. PI/mgr, ag products/ tech-ann sales > $2 B. Designed/built prototype wireless network links ag/construction machinery worldwide. Pioneer, artificial intelligence modeling-US financial markets, & $100M stock fund. A.I. forecast consumer products, (Deere & Co).

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    Executive MBA, CSU. GM and CEO, Roggen Farmers' Elevators, a Colorado farmer-owned coop network.


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    Rob Phillips, Esq.

Previous Investors

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    George and Betty Luce Denver, Colorado