Growers Edge Partners With df Seeds to Deliver Warranty-backed Alfalfa Challenge to Growers
Johnston, Iowa and Dansville, Michigan – July 28, 2021 — Growers Edge, a provider of data-driven financial technology (fintech) solutions for the agricultural industry, today announced a partnership with DF Seeds, a regional seed company Legacy Seed Acquisitions Co., LLC, to provide a warranty-backed agronomic offer featuring Legacy L-457 HD+ and L-470 HD brand alfalfa seed.
“The Legacy Alfalfa Challenge will help growers see the opportunity for increased yields and improved quality from Legacy Seeds’ proven alfalfa products and give them confidence to plant it in their fields,” said Chris Varner, President DF Seeds. “This offer will help growers adopt our technologies that will help grow a more productive crop.”
Growers Edge partners with agricultural input suppliers and retailers across the U.S. to deliver grower-relevant solutions to meet the ag industry’s ever-changing demands. In 2020, the company closed a $40 million Series B round of financing that will help speed the introduction of warranty-backed crop plans and deploy the company’s new end-to-end agricultural lending platform.
“The Legacy Alfalfa Challenge delivers an innovative opportunity for the ag industry by providing a warranty-backed alfalfa offer tailored to meet the needs of DF Seeds and their growers,” said Tracy Linbo, Chief Commercial Officer of Growers Edge. “Growers Edge is excited to work with an innovative company like DF Seeds to help growers use new technologies in their operations with less risk.”
About DF Seeds
Since 1969, DF Seeds has combined the latest technology with years of dedicated seed research and expertise to provide the farmer the opportunity to maximize productivity and add sustainability to their operation. Our confidence has grown from four decades spent listening to customer’s needs, walking fields, sharing ideas, and developing solutions to make our product superior. We treat all our customers like partners, with respect, compassion, and loyalty. DF Seeds has always been known as a great soybean and wheat seed supplier. Our sister company, Legacy Seeds, now rounds out our seed portfolio by providing access to the best corn and alfalfa genetics available. See more at www.dfseeds.com.
About Growers Edge: Empowering Growers to Adapt and Thrive
Growers Edge delivers grower income assurance through data-driven financial technology products, solutions, and tools for the agricultural sector. Empowering growers to adopt new technologies to increase profitability, Growers Edge solves the financial gaps of growers by changing how agricultural inputs and services are sold and financed, allowing them to capture more value and improve profits. Led by a proven team of agricultural and lending leaders and backed by top agtech investors, the company is headquartered in Johnston, Iowa. Learn more at www.growersedge.com.