Service helps producers spot and fix problems early, before they affect crop yield
STORY CITY AND GOWRIE, IA – APRIL 3, 2017 – TerrAvion, which helps farmers take a high-tech approach to improving yield and revenue through the use of best-in-class aerial imagery at a fraction of the cost of any other imagery provider, announced today that it has expanded its presence in Iowa, appointing Regional Vice Presidents Matt Swanson and Ron King to lead sales in the region. Swanson will focus on Eastern Iowa and King will focus on Western Iowa.
Iowa is a hugely important agricultural market, and company founder Robert Morris is thrilled to bring TerrAvion's services to Iowa to help farmers increase their profitability. "Frequent, high-quality aerial imagery provides actionable information to drive profitability," said Morris. "We have terrific partners in Iowa who are helping raise awareness among growers of the benefits of aerial imagery. Having Matt and Ron dedicated completely to the state shows our commitment to this region and will help accelerate TerrAvion's growth here."
TerrAvion provides high-quality, subscription aerial imagery to help growers make their operations more profitable. For example, growers can use TerrAvion imagery to spot plant health issues and irrigation problems so they can take action and avoid adverse impacts to their bottom line. TerrAvion aerial imagery provides a bird's-eye views of the farm, and allows growers to see things that are impossible to see with their naked eye from the ground. TerrAvion provides images on a regular schedule across the growing season, and delivers the images to growers within 24 hours of the flights. This allows growers to get a comprehensive view of what's happening on their farms in real time, so that they can plan scouting, management activities and interventions with unprecedented accuracy and timeliness. Customers receive aerial plant vigor images, thermal images, custom color maps, underlying data, and histograms from TerrAvion, at far greater detail than any other aerial imagery provider.
TerrAvion's national distribution partners include Servi-Tech (the largest crop consulting and agronomic services company in the US) and CHS (the largest agricultural co-op in the US). TerrAvion has partnered with over 50 agricultural retail locations and crop consultants in Iowa, and is offering aerial imagery in every county in the state.