Proagrica’s ADAPT plug-in harnesses power of Big Data for Agriculture Industry

London, November 2016

Proagrica have announced today that they have developed an ADAPT plug-in which enables traditionally disparate software systems to share data seamlessly, ensuring farmers and their advisors have the information they need to perform their operations more efficiently. 

We are delighted to announce this development”, comments Nick Evans, Managing Director at F4F, part of Proagrica, “it represents a huge step forward for the interoperability of diverse systems within the agricultural community and we believe signifies the start of a revolution in the delivery of Evidence-Based Production”.

Proagrica’s plug-in follows the recently released Agricultural Data Application Programming Toolkit (ADAPT) from AgGateway, a non-profit consortium of businesses serving the agriculture industry, with a mission to promote, enable and expand e-business in agriculture. F4F have been a long standing and active member bringing to bear their global expertise in decision support within the agriculture sector.

“This plug-in is aimed to simplify integration with the machinery sector and it builds upon our expertise integrating more than 40 current types of machinery ”, continues Mr Evans, “we believe that this along with our combination of industry agnostic data sources will be the catalyst for the development of many decision support tools which will have the ability to create opportunity for all farmers, suppliers and processors to increase efficiency and productivity to meet the growing challenges faced by the industry”.  

For more information go to www.proagrica.com

ENDS

For further information please contact: 

Snezana Petrovic

Chief Marketing Officer

Proagrica

 snezana.petrovic@proagrica.com

 +44 (0)20 8652 2077

Angharad Belcher

Account Manager 

rdp

abelcher@rdp.co.uk

+44 (0) 1452 429 177

Proagrica is a global division of Reed Business Information and the RELX Group, a FTSE 100 company. Proagrica provides critical decision-support to the global agriculture industry by delivering high-value insight and data, trusted workflow tools, proven integration technology and effective channels-to-market. We’re proud of our market-leading brands in Europe, as well as a growing footprint in Australia, Asia Pacific, South Africa and the US. Our portfolio includes flagship media brands Farmers Weekly and Boerderij, as well as the latest in the integration and connectivity capabilities that F4F offers across the supply chain. We’re known for our industry leading farm management software Farmplan and GateKeeper, but with an increasing need for actionable insight from data and analytics, we have been developing new products in this area under our Agility brand.

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Proagrica is a global division of Reed Business Information and the RELX Group, a FTSE 100 company. Proagrica provides critical decision-support to the global agriculture industry by delivering high-value insight and data, trusted workflow tools, proven integration technology and effective channels-to-market. We’re proud of our market-leading brands in Europe, as well as a growing footprint in Australia, Asia Pacific, South Africa and the US. Our portfolio includes flagship media brands Farmers Weekly and Boerderij, as well as the latest in the integration and connectivity capabilities that F4F offers across the supply chain. We’re known for our industry leading farm management software Farmplan and GateKeeper, but with an increasing need for actionable insight from data and analytics, we have been developing new products in this area under our Agility brand.

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