Growmark, John Deere collaborate to improve decision-making

Fromn: AgProfessional

Growmark via AgPR.com

In an effort to facilitate better decision-making, Growmark and John Deere are collaborating to deliver near real-time field level data to producers and FS crop specialists. The companies are linking FS Advanced Information Services (FS AIS), a suite of precision agronomy software, with John Deere Wireless Data Transfer, JDLink and MyJohnDeere.

Growmark is among the first agricultural retailers to leverage the wireless data transfer Application Programming Interface (API) for its precision agronomy decision support software, making data exchange faster and more useful for growers and its FS company staff. This enables the crop specialists to work closely with their customers to make important management decisions, incorporating the latest field data.

Ron Milby, Growmark executive director, agronomy marketing, said the Growmark Agronomy mission is to help producers focus on improving yields and productivity. “Through this collaboration with John Deere and our software partner, AgIntegrated, Inc., we are making it easier for our crop specialists to work with their farmers using near real time data.”  “The open platform John Deere provides enables farmers and FS company staff to use the FS AIS software to make decisions in near real time—that’s a win-win.”

“The collaboration with Growmark is a prime example of John Deere working with our customers’ trusted advisors,” said Pat Pinkston, vice president of Technology and Information Solutions, John Deere. “John Deere is committed to increasing customer success by enabling data to be available when and where needed. This integration between FS AIS and MyJohnDeere.com makes it easier for customers to connect with their trusted advisors.”

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