FarmLogs CEO & Co-Founder
Jesse Vollmar is co-founder and CEO of FarmLogs, the leading data science company focused on helping farmers make their fields more profitable. A pioneer in digital farm management, he launched FarmLogs in 2012 out of Silicon Valley’s prestigious Y Combinator to transform the oldest and most important industry in the world with cutting-edge software and data science. In less than three years, Vollmar has grown the company to over $20 billion in crops under management and has raised $15 million in capital.
Today, over 25 percent of U.S. row crop farms utilize FarmLogs to make real-time field-level decisions. Vollmar grew up on his family’s fifth-generation farm in Michigan and graduated from Saginaw State University with a BS in Computer Information Systems. Vollmar was named to the Forbes “30 under 30” list in 2014.
At the AgroExpo Jesse will be discussing:
Getting More Out of Every Acre: How to Increase Profitability by Improving Management
Profitability is on your mind. You’re being squeezed from every angle. How can you be more efficient? What can you cut back on? How can you increase the return per acre on your corn crop? In this session, Jesse Vollmar will present several ways growers can tap into the latest tools and technologies — everything from weather data and historical crop performance to satellite imagery and information from sensors on equipment — to maximize the effectiveness of every acre.