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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Three-Way Partnership To Scale Verification of Sustainability Practices

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Sustainable Environmental Consultants (SEC) is announcing its collaboration with FluroSat and TerrAvion in an effort to support scale of agricultural conservation.

Powered by the EcoPractices® platform, SEC provides sustainability risk management services such as third-party verification and quantification for the consumer-packaged goods and food supply chain sectors. To drive environmental performance quantification and verification of sustainable practices, SEC closely monitors data points, such as crop type, yield estimates, tillage practices, and presence as well as percent take of cover crops.

To support scale and best-in-class value-added outcomes for grower participants, SEC partnered with FluroSat and TerrAvion to develop these proof of concept tools to illustrate scaling capability in generating sustainable practice metrics. The partnership leverages the insights provided by TerrAvion high-resolution imagery and FluroSat’s market leading FluroSense analytics engine.

A recent case study provided a proof of concept, highlighting the partnerships ability to identify management practices, which will enable SEC to support a larger number of growers to access financial incentives from value-added outcomes of their crop management practices.

For additional information on the partnership, read the case study here.

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About FluroSat

FluroSat delivers agronomic analytics at scale across 14 countries powering profitable farming decisions. Its FluroSense analytics engine uses the power of scientific modeling, AI and remotely sensed data to deliver early, accurate and actionable information on-farm performance and plant nutrition to agronomists and growers. It uses a combination of agricultural science, machine learning algorithms, remote sensing as well as integrated scientific crop models to automatically assess plant health, detect crop stress and direct input (fertilizer, water, chemical) applications. Visit www.flurosat.com for more information, or join our conversations on LinkedIn and Twitter, @flurosat.

 

About TerrAvion

TerrAvion helps farms take a high-tech approach to improve yield and revenue; with the largest cloud-based aerial imaging and data analytics service for agriculture. TerrAvion provides growers from small family farms to the largest agribusinesses with current images and data that accurately detail the conditions of every acre, helping identify problems early before they impact yield. Founded in 2013, TerrAvion’s investors include Merus Capital, Initialized Capital, 10x Group and Y Combinator. For more information, visit www.terravion.com or follow @TerrAvion.

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About Sustainable Environmental Consultants

Established in 2008, Sustainable Environmental Consultants is part of the Wright Service Corp. employee-owned family of companies. Since our inception, we have endeavored to be a leader in providing innovative solutions to better the planet through our three divisions of sustainability risk management, agricultural compliance and engineering, and erosion control. We provide a full range of environmental services needed by food companies and their agriculture supply systems. To learn more, follow on LinkedIn.