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Hummingbird Technologies enters Eastern European market; launches Knockdown product in Australia

Hummingbird is very pleased to announce that the company has taken a first step towards the Eastern European market. Starting with Poland, Hummingbird signed a reseller agreement with ProGea SKY.

ProGea will be reselling Hummingbird’s product services for potatoes, sugar beet, and cereals. They will also function as a collaborative data collection partner. For more information on this agreement, please contact Hendrik Knyphausen at [email protected].

Hummingbird recently started flying fields in Australia for its Knockdown product. The company says it can now announce the successful completion of the first Knockdown application maps and in-field spraying data. More information about the Knockdown application is available from Mark ([email protected]) or Scott ([email protected]).

The company says they had the pleasure of presenting at multiple Agrovista Winter Conferences throughout England and Scotland this month, providing products and platform training with the agronomic sales teams. You can come and meet the Hummingbird team at upcoming events where they will be presenting:
25th February – Doncaster – Agrovista Soil Health & Precision evening
10th March – Wigan & District Ag Society Dinner

Founded in 2016, Hummingbird Technologies has developed a technology platform to evaluate the condition of agricultural fields. Hummingbird’s unique artificial intelligence, deep learning and imagery analytics solution uses proprietary algorithms driven by aerial images captured from satellites, planes and unmanned aerial vehicles. It processes image data to create precise harvest forecasts or accurately calculate how much fertilizer is needed.

With its high-resolution system, Hummingbird can also locate potential pest infestation, plant diseases or planting gaps. These tools deliver real-time actionable recommendations, which both improve performance on farms through precise targeting of operations and inputs, as well as provide evidence-based justification and Return on Investment (ROI) proof for decision-making.

BASF Venture Capital and Canada’s TELUS Ventures are among the lead investors in a series B investment round for British startup Hummingbird Technologies, a global leader in advanced crop analytics. The company is backed by some of the biggest names in Agriculture, Technology, Science and Venture Capital, including main investors Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company (SALIC) and the British investment firm Downing Ventures.

More information on the Hummingbird website here: https://hummingbirdtech.com. Or contact [email protected]

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