Decisive Farming™, a North American precision agronomy and data management services provider, adds global leadership with the appointment of Brett W Duffy to their Board of Directors. Duffy comes to Decisive Farming with over 20 years of multi-national agricultural experience; ranging from being the co-founder of BDA Capital and his broad experience over the 16 years he was at Cargill.
“Brett brings to our board a wealth of international business expertise, particularly during his tenure with Cargill as an investment manager and his active role in BDA Capital’s agricultural investments in the US and Russia,” states Remi Schmaltz, CEO & Co-founder of Decisive Farming. “We will leverage this experience as we continue to rapidly grow our customer base in Canada and the US.
Since 2006, Decisive Farming has delivered on its vision to provide precision agronomy and data management services that help farms be more efficient and profitable. The result has been a steady growth of its customer base and a 96% whole farm retention rate. In 2014, Decisive Farming was recognized for its achievements by winning the ASTech Award for Innovation in Agricultural Science.
Decisive Farming’s farm data management and workflow automation platform, My Farm Manager™ provides a truly complete and unique solution to the agricultural marketplace by connecting the key service providers and their data in one place with the grower. Through My Farm Manager the grower is able to select from world class service providers delivering products ranging from precision agronomy, variable rate technology, crop marketing, risk management, carbon credits, equipment telematics and data analytics.
“I have been actively involved with agricultural technologies and businesses from around the world and what impressed me about Decisive Farming is their quality of services and market traction”, says Duffy. “Agriculture is a relationship business and when you can show scalable growth with the kind of customer retention Decisive Farming has maintained, it is a recipe for success. I’m excited to work with their team and build on this success.”