WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Sept. 11, 2012) — Growers Edge, a leading one-stop resource to help farmers meet their business and marketing needs, and MachineryLink, the leading provider of combine leasing products and services, today announced a newly formed alliance offering valuable, profit-building products and services for producers.
The partnership, which provides access to the latest agricultural marketing insights and combine leasing and operational services, offers unmatched benefits to customers of Growers Edge and MachineryLink. Current Growers Edge customers now have access to unique discounts for leasing combines through MachineryLink.
“We are pleased to partner with MachineryLink as they provide harvest options that can positively impact our growers’ bottom line,” said Craig Mouchka, president of Growers Edge. “Our companies offer valuable services that improve producers’ financial positions and help them make better business decisions.”
“The partnership between MachineryLink and Growers Edge demonstrates that the agricultural industry continues to advance with new technological, operational and financial offerings that improve farmers’ business performance,” said Ron LeMay, chairman and chief executive officer of MachineryLink, Inc. “Farmers continue to look for opportunities to enhance their profitability and become more efficient in their farming operation. This partnership helps them do just that.”
Growers Edge offers critical data in one place, enabling farmers to become more organized and make informed decisions to become more profitable. It’s a free, one-stop resource to help farmers meet their business and marketing needs through Web, email, text, mobile and iPhone/Droid applications.
MachineryLink leases combines to growers across North America from the largest fleet of new model equipment with state-of-the-art customer support. By utilizing MachineryLink, growers significantly improve their financial performance. The company recently launched its data analytics platform, FarmLink, which provides information to customers helping them make better decisions on when to sell their grain.
“Farmers have recognized the value of leasing with MachineryLink through enhanced harvest performance and the ability to avoid investing in a depreciating asset,” added LeMay. “With the addition of the FarmLink tool — which is only available to MachineryLink customers — farmers can now view current yield information to help them make more informed grain marketing decisions.”
The partnership between Growers Edge and MachineryLink allows producers to have access to unique, value-driving information and equipment, helping to lower actual costs while improving profitability. For more information, visit www.growers-edge.com and www.machinerylink.com.
Established in 2007 and headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, Growers Edge is a technology-driven media company in the agricultural sector. The company provides an unbiased and independent approach to help farmers make business decisions by using advanced technology. Growers Edge is independently owned and currently employs more than 50 professionals in Des Moines, Iowa. More than 13,000 farmers use growers-edge.com to help enhance their profits. For more information and to sign up for the cash bids system and other free features from Growers Edge, visit www.growers-edge.com.
Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., MachineryLink leases combines to growers across North America from the largest fleet of new model equipment with state-of-the-art customer support. By leasing with MachineryLink, farmers receive significant value without locking up substantial capital — allowing them to invest in other areas of their operation. With the recent addition of FarmLink, customers receive current yield information that helps them time the sale of grain. The company’s offering helps improve customers’ profitability and overall business performance. Additional information can be found at www.machinerylink.com.