Santa Clara, CA: AgShift, an agriculture technology (AgTech) company based in Santa Clara, CA, announced a collaboration with UCCE Sonoma County

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AgShift announced a collaboration UCCE Sonoma County.

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Dr. Stephanie Larson says, “Collaborating with AgShift is in-line with the work we do to support and train aspiring farmers to run successful farm businesses, and who will need this tool to track cost of production.

With AgShift’s easy to use mobile app, growers of diversified farms can gather accurate cost of production information and make financially driven decisions on marketing and crop planning. The app enables growers to make decisions based on insights (data from their farm records) rather than instincts.

Miku Jha, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AgShift, says, “We are pleased to have this opportunity to collaborate with Sonoma County UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE). Sonoma County, UCCE academic staff is at the forefront of change, working to preserve agriculture, conducting research on a wide range of subjects and extending its findings to business and industry, consumers, educators, and the community at large.  When it comes to current software solutions for small to midsize farms, we recognized a  lack of  understanding of the  growers and their daily challenges. We have set out to change that. At Agshift, we are committed to bettering the lives of growers and their communities, and working with UCCE is helping us address this.” Dr. Stephanie Larson, UCCE County Director says, “Collaborating with AgShift is in-line with the work we do to support and train aspiring farmers to run successful farm businesses, and who will need this tool to track cost of production. These farmers will be the next generation of Agropreneurs.”

AgShift’s ultimate aim is to provide tools that will help growers improve their on-farm decision-making and planning to maximize farm profitability. Farm profit management becomes extremely complex when successive and overlapping crops are grown on the farm during the year. We designed AgShift especially for small to midsize farms to maximize the return on investment (ROI) for the whole farm. Growers can generate “what-if” scenarios to see which crops and investments make sense for their unique situations and needs. The goal is to maximize the return on every dollar that the grower invests by continuously gathering and analyzing farm data and external data sources such as soil, markets, historical crop trends, weather and research data. The grower will always know ahead, how each decision impacts the farm’s ROI.

Key Features
In this release of AgShift we have made farm record keeping a breeze. Tracking income, expenses and labor across different crops and different markets can be tricky and tedious. We have simplified that with our Ledger Keeper. In addition, we have a starter version of Profit Maximizer that improves farm profits by translating data into helpful insights and customized recommendations. We are taking agricultural data science to new highs as we make previously inaccessible information available for objective decision-making.

Availability
AgShift iOS App is now available to Sonoma County growers for trials.
Growers can sign up at http://www.agshift.com/ now. AfShift's experienced grower reps will help you get started. From crop budgets and sales to better profits and much more, you will discover how smart farming with our software can make you stay on top of it all.

The full version is coming soon. For more details, please visit http://www.agshift.com.

Our Mission
At AgShift, we are a nimble team of growers, agronomists,   researchers and technologists. Together we are putting the best ideas into practice. We are all passionate about creating practical and profitable solutions for our growers.

Learn more about:
UCCE Sonoma: http://cesonoma.ucanr.edu
AgShift: http://www.agshift.com
Contact: Amy Ridout | Customer success manager: amy(at)agshift(dot)com
2040 El Camino Real Santa Clara CA | 888-318-1373

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