Updated on June 11, 2024

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Created on July 28, 2017

6th Grain

Website that provides different tools to manage crops using Geographical Information Systems.

Developed By
  1. 6th Grain
Content Partners
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Author

Product Description

6th Grain is an agricultural analysis platform that takes farmer-provided data and combines it with remote sensing and weather forecasting to provide farmers with advice to maximize yield and minimize inputs.

The manufacturer headquarters are in different parts around the world: USA, India, Russia and Mauritania.

Target SDGs

SDG 2: Zero Hunger

SDG 1: No Poverty

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Public Sector Agencies, NGOs

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

- Syngenta - BASF - Arysta - Sucden

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include Agribotix FarmLens and aWhere.

Manufacturing/Building Method

N/A

Intellectural Property Type

Select Type

User Provision Model

Unknown

Design Specifications

The platform uses the tool FieldFocus, an app that allow farmers to digitize the fields and get information about crop health and weather patterns. Using remote sensing and specific crops and variety information, the user can send recommendations and alerts that help to improve yields and troubleshoot problems. Some specific functionalities include: - Digitize fields - Remote sensing imagery - Weather forecast -Yield estimation -Agriculture advice -Track activities

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Unknown

Replacement Components

N/A

Lifecycle

N/A

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

The goal of 6th Grain is to track agricultural activities to assist in crop management strategies, identify market challenges, increase the efficiency of inputs (water, pesticides, fertilizers) and provide customized support to farmers.

Safety

N/A

Academic Research and References

“Distributor – Home.” n.d. Syngenta. Accessed June 11, 2024. https://www.syngenta.com/

“BASF – España.” n.d. Basf.com. Accessed June 11, 2024. https://www.basf.com/es/es.html

“Sustainable Agriculture Technology For Smart Farming Practices.” n.d. UPL-LTD. Accessed June 11, 2024. https://www.upl-ltd.com/

“Sucden – Independent Trading Company in Soft Commodities with a Global Reach.” n.d. Accessed June 11, 2024. https://www.sucden.com/en/

Compliance with regulations

Not listed

Other Information

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