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MagGrow signs a deal with Leading Farmers, Czech Republic and Slovakia

Dublin, Ireland, Jan 8, 2019- Today, MagGrow and Leading Farmers announced a partnership to distribute MagGrow technology in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Both companies are excited to introduce the technology to crop growers in these countries. Leading Farmers has been in the agriculture business for many years and recognises MagGrow as a leading agricultural technology for its large customer base. Under the terms of the agreement, MagGrow has granted Leading Farmers the exclusive rights to distribute and commercialise MagGrow products and technology in both countries.MagGrow is now positioned to expand its reach with this partnership in these regions. 

 

 

MagGrow is excited to work with such a well known agricultural brand as Leading Farmers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia’ said Gary Wickham, CEO, MagGrow. Not only is Leading Farmers a well known Trimble dealership and Smart Farming solution provider, it is a very well recognized brand in its own right providing many years of service to its ever growing customer base. MagGrow is delighted to be associated with such a powerful brand and successful organization as Leading Farmers and I look forward to developing our relationship further in the years ahead.’

 

Leading Farmers are currently extending their portfolio of smart farming technologies and MagGrow’s Boomkit will be a substantial contribution in the area of improving efficiency of plant protection on Czech and  Slovak farms. On top of that, MagGrow’s spray drift control technology helps to limit the impact of farm chemicals on the environment in an unprecendented scale’, said Pavel Milata, CEO, Leading Farmers. We are looking forward to becoming MagGrow partner for the Czech Republic and Slovakia and launch their technology in the Czech market in the spring 2019.’    

 

About MagGrow

 

MagGrow, an Irish company, was set up in 2013, employs over 25 people and currently operates across three different regions; the USA, Canada, and Europe.  

 

MagGrow is a patented, proprietary technology for droplet formation that yields superior drift reduction of over 70% and spray coverage performance of up to 40% compared to conventional spraying. MagGrow has many other benefits to drift reduction and coverage such as significant reduction in water usage by up to 50%, extended spray windows, and reductions in labour.

 

The MagGrow system has no moving parts, is easy to install and maintain, and can be fitted to a new or existing crop sprayer. 

 

There is an increasing demand on food & water, and MagGrow’s technology is supporting a more sustainable food production system. 

MagGrow is working closely with leading research universities including UC Davis in California, Harper Adams University in England, University of Wageningen in the Netherlands, and Trinity College Dublin. While prompted by competitive demands and the global challenge of meeting the needs for future food production, MagGrow’s primary focus is on meeting customer needs, and satisfaction based on results.

See more at: www.maggrow.com

 

About Leading Farmers CZ, a.s.

 

Established in 2000 by MBO of several employees of Hydro Czech Republic, majority owned by private Norwegian investors. Throughout the years Leading Farmers has grown in recognised partner of major farms for implementation of smart farming technologies. 

 

Major product lines

–     distribution and development of smart farming technologies and farm electronics

–     system integration in precision farming area

–     farm advisory, data processing

–     internet advisory, trading, communication and information platform www.leadingfarmers.cz

 

Main sales territory is the Czech Republic and Slovakia with certain export activities to various European countries.Since the year 2015 operations in Slovakia are carried out by sister company - Leading Farmers SK, s.r.o.16 employees in both countries combined (2018).

 

See more at: www.leadingfarmers.cz

 

For further information:

 

Contact:

Ian Finnegan

ian.finnegan@maggrow.com

(087) 677 2484

 

Leading Farmers contact:

Vaclav Jirka

vaclav.jirka@lfc.cz

+420 724717781