Growers Edge Partners with Delta Institute

A variety of news outlets covered the recent announcement of a partnership between Growers Edge Financial and the Delta Institute to build financial products to help maintain soil health. GEF President Joe Young in the article:

“Traditional financial instruments fail to meet the needs of farmers who are attempting to break out of unprofitable management systems and embrace new ways to improve the resilience and profitability of their operation,” noted Joe Young, president and chief operating officer of Growers Edge, in a press release. “In partnership with Delta Institute, we will leverage our machine learning models and artificial intelligence platform to remove financial barriers and accelerate the proliferation of soil improvement initiatives.”



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