Across Regions, Equipment/Technology

Syngenta acquires agri-business software company

Syngenta, the Switzerland-based pesticide and seed company whose North American crop protection company is based in Greensboro, announced that it has acquired all assets of The Cropio Group, an agriculture tech company centered in Eastern Europe.

Cropio provides farm management software, with about 10 million hectares of crops currently under management. The software provides imaging, record-keeping and equipment tracking functions.

“This acquisition marks a turning point in Syngenta’s digital strategy for agriculture,” said Greg Meyers, Syngenta’s chief information and digital officer. “Cropio is a leading player in the Eastern European digital agriculture market, and Syngenta is gaining a hub for Ag Tech innovation in Europe…”

Dan Burdett, the head of global digital agriculture for Syngenta, said Cropio offers “tremendous value to growers.”

Read the full article on Bizjournals here

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