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Wade Barnes      

President & Chief Executive Officer of Farmers Edge

As one of the foremost agronomists in North America, Wade Barnes is a pioneer in the Precision Agriculture movement. Raised as a grower in rural Manitoba, Canada, Wade founded Farmers Edge in 2005 and over the last decade has expanded both the company and the range of grower-based solutions Farmers Edge offers to encompass 4 continents and 5 countries. Leading a team of 300+ dedicated agronomists, technology innovators, and sustainability experts, Wade is focused on increasing sustainable farm yields to feed the world’s 9B by 2050.

In his role as president and chief executive, Barnes has grown Farmers Edge into the preeminent provider of precision agricultural platforms and independent data management solutions for growers worldwide. The Company’s Variable Rate Technology has become the de facto in on-farm best practices for the world’s major growers basins from North America’s Midwest, to the Krasnodar in Russia, Australia’s New South Wales and Mato Grosso in Brazil, just to name a few. Under his leadership, Farmers Edge has partnered with agriculture’s largest multinationals, from Dow to DJI Ventures, to further agricultural sustainability, responsible supply-chains, and advanced agronomy. His experiences, both as a grower and as an entrepreneur, have made him a trusted voice, and he is regularly invited to speak on the impact of advanced technologies, emerging carbon markets and the role these it play in our evolving agricultural supply chains.

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Agrium and Potash Corp. to Merge, Creating Fertilizer Giant - The ...

“I don't think the rank-and-file farmers are excited” about the deal, said Wade Barnes, president and chief executive of Farmers Edge, an agriculture technology ...

Farmers Edge Awarded $6.1M Investment from Sustainable ...

... while safeguarding future soil, water, and climate health,” said Wade Barnes, ... Leading the development and application of new technologies on the farm ...

Farmers Edge Unveils Next-Gen FarmCommand™, Shifting Industry ...

The only independent, integrated farm management platform on the market, ... tools that support decision-making on the farm,” said Wade Barnes, President and ...

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