Farmers Business Network

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Farmers Business Network is a farmer-to-farmer agronomic information network. The company utilizes data science and machine learning to provide members with information about each of their fields. It offers product performance, benchmarking and predictive analytics based on the performance data.

HQSan Carlos, CA, US
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)1,026(+5%)
Job Openings71
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Farmers Business Network

Amol Deshpande

Amol Deshpande

Chief executive officer and Co - Founder
Maria Olide

Maria Olide

chief financial officer
Charles Baron

Charles Baron

Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer
Ed Rowe

Ed Rowe

chief technology officer
Kelby Kleinssasser

Kelby Kleinssasser

Vice President Business Development
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Farmers Business Network Office Locations

Farmers Business Network has offices in San Carlos and Sioux Falls
San Carlos, CA, US (HQ)
388 El Camino Real
Sioux Falls, SD, US
5101 S Broadband Ln #201sioux
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Farmers Business Network Financials and Metrics

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Farmers Business Network total Funding

$618.9 m

Farmers Business Network latest funding size

$250 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Farmers Business Network investors

Farmers Business Network's latest funding round in August 2020 was reported to be $250 m. In total, Farmers Business Network has raised $618.9 m
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Farmers Business Network Operating Metrics

Nov, 2017

Farmland Managed, acres

16 m

Total Farms

5 k
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Farmers Business Network Cybersecurity Score

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Farmers Business Network Online and Social Media Presence

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Farmers Business Network News and Updates

Farmers Business Network To Spin Out New Venture To Track Carbon Footprints Of Crops And Help Farmers Make More For Low-Carbon Ones

Farmers Business Network is spinning out a new sustainable farming company, GRO Network, that will track and score the carbon footprint of specific crops down to the bushel and allow farmers to make more for their crops with lower carbon footprints.

Farmers Business Network Raises Funds at $1.75 Billion Valuation

Farmers Business Network Raises Funds at $1.75 Billion Valuation

Farmers Business Network Blogs

Farmer Perspective: Fourth Generation Row Crop Farm Finds Profit Potential and Soil Health Improvement with Organics

Chuck Thompson of Humboldt, Iowa, farms with his brother and father. Like many farmers, he grew up on a traditional, corn-and-soybean operation, but in the past 5 years, they've made some operational changes because some of their practices no longer made economic sense. 

When should I start corn silage harvest?

Historically, corn silage harvest occurs around 50 percent milkline, but recent research has shown this historical thinking may not work for all situations. Harvesting too early or at a higher than preferred moisture can cause potential spoilage and loss of overall tonnage; on the flipsi…

Avoiding Arrested Ear Development

We’ve heard questions lately concerning Arrested Ear Development (AED). While there are many things that remain unanswered as to why this occurs, here’s what we do know.

Controlling Weeds in Acres Affected by Prevented Planting

The goal of weed control is to prevent weeds from reaching a growth stage where they can produce seed, giving your crop less competition in the current growing season and reducing the seed bank for future crop years. It’s easy to see the value of weed control when you’re in the middle of…

Guest Post: Farmers Need to Weigh in to Stop EPA’s Mishandling of Domestic Ethanol Policy

The Environmental Protection Agency’s continued misuse of small refinery exemptions (SREs) is artificially capping demand for biofuels and, consequently, impacting farmers’ bottom line by severely reducing an important market for corn.

Project Super C, Rear Axle Woes

This is the tenth post in our ongoing series on Project Super C. We are chronicling the rehabilitation of our 1954 Farmall Super C tractor, which has taken up residence outside of the Farmers Business Network office. If you are new to this series, please start with the introduction to th…
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Farmers Business Network Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Farmers Business Network founded?

    Farmers Business Network was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Farmers Business Network key executives?

    Farmers Business Network's key executives are Amol Deshpande, Maria Olide and Charles Baron.

  • How many employees does Farmers Business Network have?

    Farmers Business Network has 1,026 employees.

  • Who are Farmers Business Network competitors?

    Competitors of Farmers Business Network include Indigo Agriculture, Monsanto Company and aWhere.

  • Where is Farmers Business Network headquarters?

    Farmers Business Network headquarters is located at 388 El Camino Real, San Carlos.

  • Where are Farmers Business Network offices?

    Farmers Business Network has offices in San Carlos and Sioux Falls.

  • How many offices does Farmers Business Network have?

    Farmers Business Network has 2 offices.