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Ceres Imaging Delivers Year of Record Company Growth and Product Innovation

January 8, 2020 GMT
Ceres Imaging is an aerial imagery provider that helps growers make proactive decisions to maximize resources, yields and profits. (PRNewsfoto/Ceres Imaging)
Ceres Imaging is an aerial imagery provider that helps growers make proactive decisions to maximize resources, yields and profits. (PRNewsfoto/Ceres Imaging)

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres Imaging, the aerial imagery provider that helps growers make proactive decisions to maximize resources, yields and profits, today announced the close of a record-breaking fiscal year that included new partnerships and research, industry recognition, key hires, and the launch of transformational new products.

“I’m proud of everything we’ve accomplished this year,” said Ceres Imaging CEO Ashwin Madgavkar. “We’re growing quickly, and I believe much of our success is due to our focus on helping growers solve meaningful problems at the farm level. We’re not just selling images, we’re selling decision making with confidence.”

Ceres Imaging takes lead in US agriculture aerial imagery market

In 2019, Ceres Imaging significantly expanded its operations in irrigated row crops throughout the central and western US. It also nearly doubled its share of the California specialty crop market, going from managing 10% to 18% of all specialty crop acres in the state.

The company also established a new headquarters in downtown Oakland, California; rebranded identity and website; grew from 70 to 100 employees; and made some key additions to its senior team, including:

Ceres Imaging also received some significant recognition and additional research validation in 2019. Including the company:

The company also made significant new additions to its technology offerings in preparation for the 2020 growing season, including:

“More than anything, imaging allows us to be more efficient,” said Ceres Imaging customer Alex Bergwerff, farm manager of Winters Farming, Inc. in a feature interview with Lauren Smiley, New York Times. “Ceres Imaging technology lets our workers focus on the problem areas rather than endlessly driving and walking the crop rows.”

“As new environmental regulations like the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act push farmers to drastically increase resource efficiency, we believe Ceres Imaging will be an increasingly vital tool in farmers’ toolkits,” said Gary Survis, Operating Partner at Insight Partners.

About Ceres Imaging
Ceres Imaging is a farming solutions company that helps growers and farm advisors make proactive decisions using aerial imagery and data analytics. Backed by university-validated science, Ceres Imaging seamlessly transforms precise crop imagery into actionable insights that help growers maximize resources, yields and profits. Ceres Imaging’s team of experienced analysts, agronomists and scientists is committed to giving farmers the power to solve with certainty. For more information, visit CeresImaging.net.

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