In farming, we talk about optimal soil, water, and plant health but often overlook the hidden backbone needed to fulfill such a lofty goal: sound farm finances.
Andersen & Sons Ranch desired a system that would track their field activities, cost of production, equipment, labor and inputs. They desired a recordkeeping solution to provide traceability and keep them on budget as they moved throughout the season.
Knowing your farm’s true cost of production is a huge asset. In farming there are so many moving targets like the market, your yields and volatile weather. This information empowers you to make critical marketing decisions within your operation.
By partnering with Conservis, farms commit to investing in and adopting new technology and practices. They take control of their big piles of data to uncover precious analytics and reap valuable insight.
Meet Quality Assurance Analyst, Gary Davis. Gary’s work is focused on the Conservis mobile platform and he’s passionate about solving real problems on the farm.
Learn how Conservis farm management software is different from accounting systems. Discover what value lies in pairing Conservis with an accounting system.
Reduce the chaos of harvest with Conservis. Our farm management software tracks loads and yields, ensuring you get paid! Our tools help schedule, track and manage resources during this hectic time.
Years after bankruptcy was declared on his family’s harvesting business, Senior Product Manager, Stu, shares his urgency to bring financial management tools to Conservis’ farm management software.
Conservis customer, D&D Horras Farms describes what it’s like to adopt Conservis. Discover why they started using the farm management software and why they’re motivated to roll out more of the technology.
Our farm management software system now has Financial Management tools. We’ve integrated agronomics with economics for a complete picture of your operation.
Conservis helps growers use their personal data to better understand their operations and farm more profitably each year. AgGateway shares this same goal, making the partnership a natural fit.
Meet regional Conservis Sales Manager, Grant Hunt. He’s an outstanding part of our team and his passion for farming and the outdoors shines through all that he does.
Conservis doesn’t just provide technology – we provide service. Learn how our tools come with quick, personalized, ongoing support. Our success is your success.
Developed in collaboration with Rabo AgriFinance, Conservis’ Financial Management suite connects the dots between an operation’s field data and its finances.
A full financial picture connects the dots between what happens on your farm’s fields and your finances. Having a strong grasp on where money is coming and going allows you to make critical decisions to drive profit, even in a down market.
Conservis founder, Pat Christie, talks about developments in our farm management software tools. The bottom line? We’re learning from and listening to farmers every step of the way.
Adopting a farm management software system is a big change on your operation. Hear from an Iowa farm on how and why they decided to make the shift.
Farmers need the ability to layer accounting data on top of operational data to ensure decisions are made based on true costs. Growers now have a time-saving import option allowing accounting data to be mapped and imported into Conservis.
The world depends on farmers, so the world depends on farmers taking care of their stress levels. Learn to manage stress by managing your mind.
Kacee is a high-energy Regional Sales Manager at Conservis. She brings personality to the position and she covers Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Michigan.
In today’s world, everyone is adapting and looking for new opportunities. We’re all working to keep our livelihoods going and going strong. Not one of us wakes up knowing what the day will bring, but the smartest among us are open to new ideas and possibilities. The quality needed most right now is one we see in farmers time and …
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., April 28, 2020 — Conservis, the global leader in enterprise farm management software, quickens adoption for farmers looking to automate and improve data accuracy. This technology allows farmers to see one unified view of their entire operation. Three years ago, Conservis began testing machine integration and today, the technology has matured into a simple and streamlined procedure. When …
It’s no easy feat to have a thriving, healthy family and a family business to boot. Here are four objectives family business consultant Tom Hubler says help form strong families and strong family businesses.
Meet Senior Software Engineer at Conservis, Bekah! Discover what brought Bekah to our company and learn what she’s looking forward to at Conservis.
It’s a strange world out there right now, and times are difficult for many. Here are five values straight from the farm that can help give us some perspective.
Four farmers led a discussion on farm management software at the Family Farms Group Winter Meeting. The conclusion? FMS brings growers confidence and competitive advantage.
Conservis takes the safety a our customers, employees and partners seriously. We’ve asked all employees to work from home in an effort to self-quarantine and mitigate risk to the greater population.
Rabo AgriFinance and Conservis share a mission focused on the farmer’s success and legacy: to empower farmers so that they can keep farming profitably.
Conservis farm data management system has information in one place & gives farmers in-the-moment power to know what they need, make informed purchasing decisions, and be ready to negotiate a better deal with suppliers.
Get to know Regional Sales Manager, Jorgen at Conservis. He covers all the farmland in South Dakota and parts of Canada, and enjoys hunting and lacrosse.
Next to meeting with farmers on farms, conferences are our favorite thing. Being involved in conversation and learning with growers and other decision-makers in ag—and doing it in-person—helps us keep tabs on what’s going on and how we might be able to help. Purdue Extension’s Midwest Women in Agriculture conference was held February 19, 2020, in Muncie, Indiana. Kacee Bohle, …
One way crop growers can help ensure profit is by staying competitive, which means listening to the market and considering diversification. Farm management software can help ease the transition when experimenting or shifting in your operation.
Conservis’ Planning and Budgeting tools help you plan for profit, make informed decisions, improve your margins, and deal confidently with stakeholders.
Farm data that’s not integrated with other data is a problem for business owners. Farm management software should organize all your data streams into one view.
The core of farm management software is digital technology, but it should be more than that. Tech solutions for farms need to meet the needs of farmers. Technology for technology’s sake isn’t what any one (or any farm) needs.
Farmers’ data belongs to farmers. We’ve taken intentional steps to make 100% sure your farm data is private and secure. We’re an independent farmer software company, so you can be sure your data isn’t being used in ways other than to directly benefit you.
Commodities are bought and sold, but your farm data shouldn’t be. Your data should be an asset to you and your business, and we can help.
Farming is considered one of the most stressful jobs, so we brought in speaker, magician and humorist, Lyndy Phillips, to introduce stress reduction tactics with a good dose of humor!
Our technology brings real value for farmers, day in and day out. Farmers who used other farm management software systems are now switching to Conservis. Learn about our differences and how we make farmers’ lives and operations truly better.
Discover prevalent obstacles that family farms have, especially around passing the business to the next generation. Tom Hubler, an expert in family businesses, shared wisdom and strategies at our 2020 Customer Summit.
Meet Aneetha, the Senior Director of Data Integration at Conservis. The brains behind our data integration, Aneetha plays a critical role in ensuring success on farm.
If you’re a grower looking to shift from conventional to organic farming, this blog provides essential things to know and free resources to help you get started.
Whether you’re looking at hemp as a main crop or you’re a farmer looking to diversify, here are some important considerations about growing this controversial plant in 2020.
We gather with our employees and customers every year to connect and learn. Here’s a recap of our 2020 Customer Summit held in our headquarters of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Conservis has changed as much as our farms have changed in the last 11 years. This blog post is about our founding story and how we came to life, moving into how we have grown: all with farmers’ input driving this work we love doing.
Farmers around the world are dealing with the here and now of how they manage for efficiency and get the most of every dollar they spend. They are increasingly tapping into tools like Conservis that lead to more efficient, profitable farming.
American farmers are under as much or more stress than during the 1980s farm crisis. Mental health is fast becoming a topic that’s okay to talk about, but we’re still not there yet, especially on the farm. Here are some useful resources on this topic.
Conservis attended the 2019 Rice Outlook Conference, a gathering that rotates its location through every rice-growing state in the U.S. This year it was held in Little Rock, Arkansas, which is considered the home state for rice farming—about 1.2 million bushels are grown there every year.
Our Zone Economics tool drills down field data to help crop growers quantify costs and zero in on profitability. We couldn’t be more proud of it or excited about the value it’s already bringing to farm operations. Hear what the farmers are saying…
Here are five ways farm management software solutions can help bring ease and simplicity to farm financing. A good FMS system gives you visibility into your operation’s financial performance, something that’s beneficial for both you and your lender. Learn more.
Farming isn’t just a business — for most farmers, it’s a way of life. Here are 4 ways farm management software can help crop growers ease the burden and keep the family farm going for generations.
Conservis understands what’s being asked of hemp growers as well as the unique processes and practices hemp growers have on their farms. Here is a summary of the new USDA hemp guidelines in 2019 clarifying what it might look like for growers to raise this crop.
Farm data centralization is key to profitability, especially in a tough year. No matter how challenging the growing season, understanding your business by having your data in one farm management system is the right strategy for crop growers.
They say the only constant in life is change, and that’s sure true on the farm. Having one software system that allows you to communicate and track the work on your operation—even in the face of constant change—is a benefit crop growers can’t overstate. Would better communication across your operation benefit your business?
We simply build products by listening to farmers. The addition of our Zone Economics tool to our farm management software has been a very exciting advance in 2019, and today we’d like to take you behind the scenes of our product development.
Streamlined data management & operation reporting with farm management software systems. Learn about accurate farm data reports that are extremely valuable for a complex business like farming. These reports are easily created, quickly accessed, and can be shared with both your team and outside stakeholders.
Accurately tracking the hauling of your crops during harvest can be daunting if you’re not using a farm management software system. Read more about its benefits and how to make accounting for all of your loads simple.
Conservis releases Zone Economics, a tool that provides a data lens to show farmers how specific in-field decisions affect their bottom line. Farmers often get caught in a guessing game when trying to evaluate what’s most effective economically within their operation. Put an end to guessing and finally understand what’s financially most profitable.
Get to know dedicated Customer Success rep, Eric. Learn about his adventurous spirit and how his time living in Alaska shaped his outlook.
Whether you grow row or permanent crops, there’s a lot of buzz about farmers taking their operations digital. This means switching to a software system that gathers data from all aspects of your farm operation and transforming it into useful information, empowering you to work more efficiently, clear-eyed, and profitably.
Recordkeeping is one of the biggest frustrations for farmers. It’s also one of the biggest areas of positive change when an operation adopts farm management software (FMS). Learn about the benefits of using a farm management software system.
How do you make farm operations profitable, allowing them to stay in business? Modern farmers are long on data and short on time. With a farm data management systems like Conservis software suite, you can begin to understand how your decisions affect your bottom line, so you can be sure your farm will go on farming.
Farming sustainability is not a checklist. It is a journey, not a destination. You really have to understand, based on your unique situation, your farm operation, your location, what the opportunity is for you. Yet that it always has to start with profitability.
Conservis made its first appearance at Dakotafest, where Dave Fogel, one of the speakers, noted that making the right move at the right time in a volatile year can help set up a farmer for success. We agree. Conservis helps put farmers in a position of power.
What if you could utilize the farm data you’ve already taken valuable time and money to collect to give you a better idea of where to spend $$$ to maximize your ROI? With Conservis Zone Economics you can analyze crop profitability on a sub-field scale. Learn more and see Conservis Zone Economics in action.
Crop traceability is a big benefit, whether you’re seeking higher payment for your row or permanent crops or you’re a non-GMO/organic grower and required to provide a transparent paper trail. Learn how Conservis farm management software provides inherent traceability.
Trusted advisors help growers navigate the modern farm by delivering actionable advice that’s grounded in numbers. Growers are collecting unprecedented farm and field-level information from their equipment, and farm management systems like Conservis bring that data together.
Affect the Cause, a Design-Thinking Challenge to Make Agriculture Work Better MINNEAPOLIS, August 1, 2019 – Two leading technology companies with experience collaborating on ag-tech solutions are launching a hackathon, Affect the Cause, focused on solving some of the most pressing problems in food and agriculture technology. Foundry and long-time client Conservis will dedicate two days, August 8-9, to form collaborative …
Native to North America, pecans are a valuable commodity worldwide due to their interesting texture, health properties, and of course, delicious taste. Though it can take nearly a decade to grow to optimal nut production, the pecan tree can produce nuts for over 100 years. The farming of “America’s native nut” is gaining ground in the United States. Though pecans …
Hemp farming is an exciting possibility for growers, and Conservis farm management software company is here to support hemp farmers. Hemp is a hot topic in agriculture right now and there’s been a recent surge of interest in this highly versatile crop.
Farm Management Software Company Announces Cost-Based Farming Activity Analysis Now Available Down to the Square Yard MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Conservis, the global leader in enterprise farm management software, announces the deployment of Zone Economics which delivers actionable insights to farmers. Enabling growers to compare and evaluate the economic efficiency of their field practices, this tool provides …
Learn about Conservis Customer Success team member, Jonathan. Discover what brought him to the Conservis and what he enjoys doing during his days off.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (March 12, 2019) – Conservis, the global leader in enterprise farm management software, is honored to make SVG Partners’ “THRIVE Top 50” rankings—recognized in the Cloud Services/SAAS category—for a third consecutive year. This annual ranking of 50 leading Ag Tech companies highlights the best in agriculture technology around the globe. As global population growth and environmental pressures have …
Chicago (Dec. 5, 2018) – Rabo AgriFinance and Conservis announce a partnership that marks the next evolution in how farms utilize ag data to make informed business decisions. The companies will co-develop technology that makes it possible for U.S. crop farmers to seamlessly – and nearly effortlessly – connect their real-time field and management data with financial results. Armed with consistent, real-time and easily …
Sherman Black, CEO of Conservis, makes an interesting comparison between the evolution of farm management and the evolution of the smartphone. “Let’s look back at the mobile phone. I started with a phone in a bag. Next, I had a brick with an antenna. As the cell phone advanced, it got smaller, sleeker and soon we had a clamshell design …
The concept of farmer-proof technology has been front and center in our minds as we develop our farm management software. In fact, ease of use is one attribute that sets Conservis software apart from other platforms and farming apps. Read on.
More than ever before, farmers need complete, accurate and timely documentation, but they also need to get some work done, right? Rest assured, our farm management software is uniquely designed to document compliance while keeping you productive in the field.
There’s no place for “taillight warranty” at Conservis. We stick by our products and our promises. We’re guided by The Conservis Truth: a technology is only as good as the people standing behind it. People who pay good money for technology deserve nothing less.
Conservis has stuck to its roots of developing farmer-inspired, field-tested, farmer-trusted technology. “We’re more than a tech company,” says Chuck Faison, another founder. “we’re a relationship company, too.”
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Conservis, the global leader in farm management systems, is honored to make SVG Partners’ “THRIVE Top 50” rankings—recognized in the Cloud Services/SAAS category—for a second consecutive year. This annual ranking of 50 leading Ag Tech companies highlights the best in agriculture technology around the globe. In today’s environment of low commodity prices and rising input costs, farmers …
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Today, Conservis Corporation, the leading provider of Enterprise Ag Management Solutions, and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, announced a partnership that will enable farmers to seamlessly connect their Climate FieldView™ account to the Conservis platform for enhanced operational tracking and financial reporting. This unique collaboration between Conservis and The Climate Corporation’s industry-leading Climate FieldView™ …
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Conservis Corporation, the leading provider of Enterprise Ag Management Solutions, is excited to announce today the launch of machine data integration capturing growers’ as-applied and yield data directly from the John Deere Operations Center. Now growers can conveniently access John Deere Operations Center production data and Conservis data in one platform. Conservis’s Machine Data Integration automatically takes …
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Conservis Corporation, the leading provider of Enterprise Ag Management Solutions, announced today a technology licensing and integration partnership with industry-leading Crop Data Management Systems (CDMS), the leading provider of standardized crop protection, fertilizer and seed databases including labels, Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and other documents for agriculture. The initial phase of the integration provides growers easy access …
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Conservis Corporation, the leading provider of Enterprise Ag Management Solutions, announced today it has adopted AgGateway’s ADAPT Framework, allowing growers to conveniently access their John Deere Operations Center production data and Conservis data in one platform. The ADAPT (Agricultural Data Application Programming Toolkit) platform provides an industry framework with the tools to simplify communication between growers, their …
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Conservis Corporation, a leading provider of Enterprise Ag Management Solutions, is pleased to announce that it was named one of the “THRIVE Top 50” by SVG Partners. Conservis was recognized in the Cloud Services/SAAS category. The THRIVE Top 50 ranks the 50 leading AgTech companies around the globe, honoring companies exemplifying the best in agriculture-focused innovation across …
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Conservis Corporation and FBS announced today the release of a financial integration package that will enable growers to automatically import as applied activity records from Conservis directly into FBS accounting software. According to Norm Brown, President of FBS, “The goal for every grower is to be able use accounting data to view profitability at the field level. …
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Conservis, the industry leader in Enterprise Agriculture Management (EAM), today announced that it has appointed Sherman Black as chief executive officer. Patrick Christie, founder and current CEO will continue to serve as a senior Conservis operating executive and as a member of the board of directors. “Conservis is an amazing opportunity,” said Erik Torgerson, Chairman of the …
MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Conservis Corp, the industry leader in Enterprise Ag Management (EAM), announced today the general availability of additional product functionality geared towards harvest workflow management for perennial crop growers. Growers with limited tools to maximize harvest productivity and profitability now have access to a comprehensive suite of products tailored to their unique set of harvest processes. Conservis responded …
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Conservis Corp, the industry leader in Enterprise Ag Management (EAM), announced today an extension of their business management platform geared to the unique needs of tree nut producers. The added functionality is a product of in-depth conversations with the largest growers in the Salinas Valley region of California who see the same value in farm management systems …
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Conservis Corp. announced today it had been selected as a finalist for Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region. Red Herring has been selecting the most exciting and promising start-ups and “scale ups” since 1995. Finalists are still evaluated individually …
MINNEAPOLS, MN – When it comes to data ownership and privacy, growers expect and demand high standards. Conservis Corp., the industry leader in enterprise ag management, was recently recognized for its long-standing commitment to these issues with the Ag Data Transparency Evaluator (ADTE) seal. This designation was awarded by an independent review organization comprised of industry groups, commodity organizations and …
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Conservis Corp., the industry leader in Enterprise Ag Management, has expanded its North American operations to the West Coast, opening an office in Salinas, California. The new office is located in the Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology in Salinas, and enables Conservis to collaborate with a strong network of AgTech startups experts and like-minded entrepreneurs …