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VISUAL FARMS

We are a team with deep and broad experience in the Agriculture industry and we have a BHAG: To put an Independent Machine Learning System on every farm

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Fort Collins, CO, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2008
  • Employees 0
  • Incorporation Type LLC
  • Website http://visualfarms.com

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%. Farm4Cast, a SaaS subscription of $6/ac provides a Machine Learning farm-specific system accessed through responsive desktop and mobile interfaces.

Team

  • Msm
    Founder

    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. Ag and Public Policy.
    j.mp/in-MM

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    Ron Olson
    Founder, Chief Agronomist

    Agri-business consultant. 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.
    j.mp/in-RO

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    CTO of AI backend agronomic systems

    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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    CTO, Intelligent Web Full Stack Architect

    Brian Fromme, CTO https://www.linkedin.com/in/brianfromme/ has launched businesses and managed large-scale product development and consulting programs. Brian currently works with storage and high-speed networking in the Ubuntu project, Canonical. He brings together entrepreneurial, managerial, and interpersonal skills to architect complex geo-temporal web services behind thin clients needed by Visual Farms.
    j.mp/in-BF

  • Expert in business development, marketing and product/market fit. Experienced Start-up expert. Over twenty years’ working with enterprise-class big data solutions including 9/11 disaster recovery methods, Healthcare analytics, capturing the data from the human genome project, and APIs for big data storage for e-commerce and analytics.
    j.mp/in-RK