Innovation in agriculture will feed the world, and Hamilton County’s sustainable agricultural technology sector will play a major role.
Precision Hawk, a Canadian company with a location in Noblesville, created the Lancaster, an unmanned aerial vehicle – a drone – to survey farmland and crops to note soil moisture or disease. The drone also can be used to survey livestock and identify illness. PrecisionHawk also offers analysis of the data that are collected.
Beck's Hybrids of Atlanta, Ind., the largest family-owned seed company in the country, uses genetics and trait technologies to produce high-quality seeds. Its FARMserver™ product is a mobile web tool that enhances farmers’ opportunities for cost-effective precision farming.
AgReliant Genetics, a corn seed company headquartered in Westfield, employs technical experts and seed production specialists, as well as professional sales people, to bring high-quality products to farm fields.
JBS United, with its headquarters in Sheridan, is an international player in animal health, assessing and improving nutritional formulations for multiple farm species.
Dura Products of Arcadia, Ind., produces the Dura-Meter, a fluid meter that ensures chemically are properly and efficiently spread, and the Dura-Load Station, which reduces the inefficient and time-consuming process of loading agricultural sprayers.
Reynolds Farm Equipment Inc. sells and services farm equipment from seven locations, including its first in Fishers and another in Atlanta, Ind.