Growers of Permanent Crops

Providing information management solutions to growers of tree and vine-based crops

With AGERpoint’s solutions, growers can realize unprecedented control of their groves and vineyards during the growing season, and throughout harvest, and shipping. Our comprehensive suite of solutions facilitates every aspect of the grower’s experience, providing them with decision support tools for their holdings.

GroveTracker™ provides growers with critical data that gives them a complete understanding of their crop holdings including statistical and photographic inventory of their groves, orchards, and vineyards. AGERpoint’s GroveTracker™ provides growers with the ability to look at holdings at varying degrees of granularity. The basic dataset will include tree count, tree trunk size, leaf density, tree health, tree height, and canopy diameter, as well as precise GIS location.

All of this information is gathered and delivered by grove, block, and row in a concise report that gives a detailed overview of the health and productivity of a grower’s overall biomass and inventory.

Facilitating Partnerships for Growers

AGERpoint’s technology simplifies reporting to insurance, lending, and investment concerns.

Lenders and potential Investors can be given a concise and comprehensive idea of a grove’s potential. Likewise, the extensive data available through AGERpoint’s suite of solutions can help a grower get the right level of insurance coverage to protect holdings in line with the actual financial risk they face based on the anticipated value of their crops.

From investment to insurance to holdings management and distribution, AGERpoint can help a growing business across its entire enterprise, aiding in the crucial decisions growers must make to build their businesses and succeed. For more information on AGERpoint’s solutions, contact the AGERpoint team today.

AGERpoint working with growers of permanant crops

Insurers

Accurate Assessment of Holdings with AGERpoint™

Given the multiple factors that can affect the health of a grower’s holdings, insuring a grower can be a complicated process. Most actuaries base decisions on a combination of historical experience and statistical probability to determine the likelihood of a loss for the grower. Situations leading to a claim can include a multitude of possibilities such as disease, major weather events, fire and sabotage. In each event both grower and insurer are best protected by an accurate accounting of all crop holdings.

AGERpoint’s solutions come together to give insurers of tree and vine crops a more accurate and detailed way to provide coverage and process claims. Risk management becomes a matter of assessing current projections, allowing actuaries to make decisions by documenting actual anticipated production for the period in groves and vineyards with a high degree of accuracy.

AGERpoint™ - Facilitating the Insurance Process

AGERpoint’s suite of solutions allow growers and their insurers to get the clearest idea possible of the health and status of a growers’ holdings. By carefully capturing, analyzing, synthesizing and sharing detailed data on a grower’s crops, each party has an informed basis for determining what is at stake in the insurance process. Growers can feel confident that they are getting sufficient coverage and insurers can rest assured that they have based their coverage on an accurate assessment of a grower’s holdings.

AGERpoint working with Investors of permanant crops

Investors

Informed Investment in the Grower’s Industry with AGERpoint™

Given the multiple factors that can affect the health of a grower’s holdings, insuring a grower can be a complicated process. Most actuaries base decisions on a combination of historical experience and statistical probability to determine the likelihood of a loss for the grower. Situations leading to a claim can include a multitude of possibilities such as disease, major weather events, fire and sabotage. In each event both grower and insurer are best protected by an accurate accounting of all crop holdings.

AGERpoint’s solutions come together to give insurers of tree and vine crops a more accurate and detailed way to provide coverage and process claims. Risk management becomes a matter of assessing current projections, allowing actuaries to make decisions by documenting actual anticipated production for the period in groves and vineyards with a high degree of accuracy.

Carefully Synthesized Data with a Focus on the Essential

AGERpoint’s capture system carefully analyze and distill millions of points of data to give our end user’s the essential details they need, while still giving users a clear idea of the big picture. Our tools can synthesize as much as a petabyte of data on a large holding down to only its most relevant parts, parsing out exactly what an investor needs to frame an informed decision. Critical details such as tree diameter, tree health, and the potential for fruiting are all combined to provide an accurate idea of holdings’ health and productivity.

Sharing & Accessing Data Anytime, Anywhere with AGERpoint™

Additionally, we have developed a user interface that is intuitive and easy to use, allowing our clients to navigate this essential data according to their own needs and working style. With plans to extend our solutions to web-based, cross-platform applications in the future, AGERpoint™ has the potential to provide investors with one of the most comprehensive and user-friendly assessment tools in play on the market today.

AGERpoint working with growers of apple orchards

Others

Information Management Solutions for Individuals Seeking to Acquire New Holdings

While certain factors such as location, acreage, and past performance can be easily researched when selecting a new property, other factors such as anticipated productivity and growth potential are more difficult to quantify and factor into an acquisition decision. The extensive data provided by AGERpoint’s solutions can help inform and refine the acquisition process.

Individuals and companies in the market for permanent crop agricultural real estate can estimate the potential value of a tract from accurate measurements of its productive assets, leveraging essential data about the age and health of trees and vines, and the size of the current crop to make better informed decisions.

AGERpoint working with growers of citrus groves

Understanding the Potential of a Property and Identifying Under Performers

AGERpoint’s data acquisition, analysis, and translation gives users direct access to information that can transform the acquisition process and give purchasers a distinct advantage in negotiations, including the ability to identify potential performing trees and tracts.

Analyzing a Property to Enhance Productivity and Potential After Acquisition

In addition to providing and unprecedented advantage during negotiation and acquisition. AGERpoint’s suite of data analysis solutions can provide individuals with a comprehensive way to assess and improve holdings after purchase.

AGERpoint’s capture system utilizes 3D laser scanning, survey GPS, and HD video cameras to acquire growing data that can pinpoint the strength and weaknesses of individual trees and sections. The information is then analyzed and synthesized to give users the most thorough "big picture" idea of how to manage defelop and improve their holdings to maximize production.