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Indigo Ag appoints Ron Hovsepian as CEO

September 02, 2020 | Indigo Agriculture
Boston, MA, (September 2, 2020) — Indigo Ag, a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet, today announced that its Board of Directors has selected Ron Hovsepian as its next chief executive officer, effective immediately.
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Indigo Ag, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, and Tennessee College of Applied Technology debut curriculum designed to promote digital skills and diversity in agriculture

August 27, 2020 | Indigo Agriculture
. . To promote a pipeline of ag professionals equipped to better support farmers in optimizing their operations for economic, crop, and environmental health, Indigo has partnered with a cohort of public organizations across the State of Tennessee to develop the country’s first digital agronomy certification program. With an emphasis on the latest technological applications and digital tools in agronomy - including courses on geospatial information, data integrity, and precision ag - the curriculum will supplement a foundational understanding of soil health and regenerative agricultural practices. Designed to increase access to quality education and expand representation within the agriculture industry, the curriculum will launch starting this fall at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Covington, a leader in accessible technical education and industry training. Memphis, Tennessee (August 27, 2020) - Indigo Ag, a company dedicated to harnessing nature to sustainably feed the planet, with support from the State of Tennessee’s Department of Economic & Community Development, today introduced a first of its kind Digital Agronomy Assistant Diploma. The certification, a one-year program designed to equip students with the necessary agronomic and technological skills to support farmers in the 21st century, will debut this fall at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Covington.
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Indigo Ag announces an additional $360M in financing, appoints Stéphane Bancel, Moderna CEO, to Board of Directors

August 03, 2020 | Indigo Agriculture
Indigo Ag announces an additional $360M in financing, appoints Stéphane Bancel, Moderna CEO, to Board of Directors
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Indigo Ag Announces Jim Young to Join as Chief Financial Officer

July 09, 2020 | Indigo Agriculture
Boston, Massachusetts (July 9, 2020) – Indigo Agriculture, a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet, today announced that Jim Young will join the company as its Chief Financial Officer. Jim is currently the CFO of Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR), a global Fintech leader and provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions, and will join Indigo in September.
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Farmers save over 2 billion gallons of water, reduce greenhouse gas emissions 26.6% in one growing season through Indigo Ag and Anheuser-Busch partnership

May 28, 2020 | Indigo Agriculture
The partnership leveraged Indigo’s system of solutions to support growers in significantly exceeding the sustainability targets set for 2.2M bushels of rice with Anheuser-Busch last year (10% less water, nitrogen, and greenhouse gas emissions compared to historical county averages).
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In collaboration with the World Bank, Indigo Ag leverages satellite data to advance global food security

May 14, 2020 | Indigo Agriculture
Indigo’s Atlas satellite imagery technology will be used to further the mission of the World Bank’s Development Data Partnership, a joint public and private sector effort to address global development challenges.
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Indigo expands ag industry support during COVID-19

April 21, 2020 | Indigo Agriculture
Indigo expands access to transportation logistics support, grain marketing tools, and real-time market insights in response to COVID-19. As an extension of Indigo Transport, a new transportation hotline offers assistance to all growers, buyers, and carriers to ensure the continued, efficient transport of grain. To help growers optimize their profitability potential in volatile market conditions, the company has enhanced its suite of pricing tools and launched GrainWaves, a podcast with real-time insights and analysis of the grain market.
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Indigo announces data integration with the John Deere Operations Center to help maximize the profitability of growers across the U.S.

March 05, 2020 | Indigo Agriculture
Growers working with Indigo will be able to link agronomic data with John Deere’s Operations Center, a cloud-based system for sharing insights between account managers, agronomists, and growers. The integration will streamline the flow of information between Indigo and its grower customers, improving data-driven decision making to maximize farm profitability. Gathering data directly from on-farm equipment helps Indigo better calculate and pay growers for reducing carbon emissions and increasing soil carbon levels. March 5, 2020, Memphis, Tennessee – Indigo Agriculture, a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet, today announces its integration with the John Deere Operations Center to link on-farm agronomic data between technology ecosystems. By connecting to the John Deere Operations Center, Indigo enhances its ability to deliver agronomic advice, carbon credits, and crop premiums to growers across the U.S.
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Indigo Marketplace now offers pricing tools for grain transactions to help growers mitigate risk when selling grain to any location

February 27, 2020 | Indigo Agriculture
With Indigo Marketplace and the new pricing tools, growers can find the selling strategies to manage price risk and achieve their grain marketing goals.  Indigo’s pricing tools, as part of a grain contract with Indigo Marketplace, offer growers the opportunity to deliver to a wide range of buyer facilities at any time.  Growers also have access to Indigo’s managed pricing programs, which brings the expertise of grain marketing advisors to the selling process.
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Indigo closes $200M financing to support continued growth of its platforms, including Indigo Grain Marketplace and Indigo Carbon

January 06, 2020 | Indigo Agriculture
Indigo raises an additional $200M, comprised of $175M in convertible equity and $25M in debt, bringing its total capital raised to approximately $850M.  Since its last financing round in September 2018, Indigo has launched and expanded its key business lines–including Indigo Grain Marketplace, Indigo Carbon, and Indigo Transport–to de-commoditize agriculture.
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