SOYL Signs New Contract with Geosys, Expands on 15 Year Partnership
A New, Two Year Agreement Has Been Signed with Plans to Expand Geographical Reach, Along with a Letter of Intent for the Use of Data and Analytics from the UrtheDaily Constellation
Minneapolis, Minn. (October 14, 2019) – SOYL, the leading precision crop production service provider in the UK with services in 15 countries worldwide, has signed a new, two year agreement with Geosys, a leader in satellite and weather data analytics for agriculture. This contract is a continuation of a 15-year partnership between the companies and will expand the relationship into new markets.
“We are working at the forefront of precision agriculture, providing our customers with valuable data to help them make every hectare count and working with Geosys expands our capabilities,” says Simon Parrington, commercial director at SOYL. “Our focus has always been on sustainable practices that help to improve crop efficiency and sustainability. Geosys has been a valued partner in this mission with their high-quality satellite data and analytics services.”
MySOYL is SOYL’s web-based precision farm data management tool which enables growers and their advisors to record, view and analyze a wide range of information. Geosys has been an innovation partner for SOYL through the years – offering both customized platform services and APIs to support MySOYL.
“Partners like SOYL push our business and we look forward to advancing both of our companies in the next two years,” says Matthieu Hyrien, vice president of business development at Geosys. “And with the UrtheDaily constellation system on the horizon, we will be able to achieve next level crop monitoring to empower more advanced precision ag services globally with SOYL.”
UrtheDaily is an upcoming, six-satellite Earth observation constellation allowing global, daily coverage at 5-meter resolution. This unique monitoring and change detection system will provide revisit, coverage and data quality that is not available today. Projected in-service date for UrtheDaily is 2022.
SOYL is a division of Frontier Agriculture, the UK’s leading crop production and grain marketing business. Access to MySOYL is via Frontier Agriculture’s comprehensive farm management platform, MyFarm. SOYL has signed a letter of intent for the purchase of data and analytics from the UrtheDaily constellation, further supporting the long-term relationship of the two organizations.
To learn more about SOYL, visit www.soyl.com.
SOYL is the market leader in UK precision crop production and has been providing services to growers since 1993. The company’s quality procedures and high degree of staff training deliver a service that is trusted and relied on throughout the industry as the best solution for precision nutrient management advice.
SOYL is a division of www.frontierag.co.uk the UK’s leading crop production and grain marketing business.
Geosys is the first global digital agriculture company founded by agronomists. With 30 years of industry experience, Geosys provides clients with data, analysis and insights needed to make more informed decisions. Services range from worldwide risk management and monitoring agricultural commodities, to input sales and precision farming support by using the latest research in agronomics, information technologies and remote sensing. Geosys also develops highly customized business solutions for large, multinational agricultural companies. Acquired by UrtheCast in 2019, Geosys is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota with offices in Europe, Australia, and Brazil. For more information, visit www.geosys.com.
Emily Negrin, Geosys
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