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.
â€œThis acquisition marks a turning point in Syngentaâ€™s digital strategy for agriculture,” saidÂ 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…â€
Dan Burdett, the head of global digital agriculture for Syngenta, said Cropio offers â€œtremendous value to growers.â€