In the News

News + Press / Press Release

Growers Edge Partners with Midwestern BioAg and the Nature Conservancy

Helping Growers Implement Warranty-Backed Sustainability Crop Plans

Johnston, Iowa and Blue Mounds, Wisconsin – February 17, 2022 – Growers Edge, a provider of data-driven financial technology (fintech) solutions for the agricultural industry, announced today a new partnership with Midwestern BioAg® and The Nature Conservancy to introduce a sustainability-focused, warranty-backed, agronomic offer.
“Bringing innovative, sustainability-focused agronomic solutions to growers is key in achieving optimum soil productivity and protecting natural resources for success in today’s volatile marketplace,” says Gaji Balakaneshan, Chief Operating Officer of Midwestern BioAg. “Our unique partnership delivers a crop plan that features Midwestern BioAg’s holistic soil health approach and benefits soils, water quality, and nutrient management.”

Growers Edge joined forces with Midwestern BioAg and The Nature Conservancy to design an offer that addresses a grower’s concerns when adopting regenerative practices. When growers follow the practices outlined in the Midwestern BioAg Sustainability Challenge, they receive a warranty-backed performance guarantee to help reduce the risk of adopting regenerative practices. The Nature Conservancy is contributing financial and technical support to the crop plan offerings, which include improved nutrient management and the establishment of cover crops.

“Building the regenerative capacity of our cropland is more important now than ever before,” said Greg Fishbein, Director of Agriculture Finance at The Nature Conservancy. “Collaborating with industry leaders to create innovative solutions that address the challenges farmers are facing is the best way to improve soil health and water quality in our agricultural system.”

Growers Edge partners with agricultural input suppliers, retailers and other organizations across the U.S. to deliver grower-relevant financial technology solutions to meet the ag industry’s ever-changing demands. In 2021, the company announced its first sustainability-focused Crop Plan and deployed its new end-to-end embedded financing platform for the ag industry.

“Our partnership with Midwestern BioAg and The Nature Conservancy brings to market an innovative and high-performing data-driven sustainability offer,” said Todd Robran, Regional Sales Manager at Growers Edge. “We are excited to provide retailers and growers with solutions that build a more resilient future for agriculture and our world.”

Growers interested in participating in the Midwestern BioAg Sustainability Challenge can learn more at or by contacting their sales representative.

Source: Growers Edge

Related Articles

Growers Edge Establishes Strategic Relationship with Munich Re to Address Crop Performance Risk


Growers Edge Demonstrates Commitment to Data Protection with AICPA SOC 2 Type II Achievement


Growers Edge Receives Great Place to Work® Certification


The Cutting Edge of Agricultural Finance

All industries can benefit from financial technology and innovation. Our mission is to share these advantages with agriculture retailers in a way that benefits them, farmers, and as a result, the world.


Get in Touch

Contact Us

We will be retiring Farm Manager soon. Please contact us with any questions or concerns, and for information about our other agriculture fintech and data solutions that can help you build a more sustainable farm.

Welcome to Farm Manager

Forgot your password?

Enter your email address to be sent instructions on how to reset your password.

Back to login