ADM-Backed Digital Platform Gradable Pitched to 55,000 Farmers

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. and Farmers Business Network are expanding access to a digital agriculture platform to 55,000 growers, nearly doubling the number of producers since their collaboration was announced eight months ago.

ADM’s network of farmers across North America will be offered access to FBN’s platform, Gradable, under an agreement to expand availability, according to the firms. Gradable was built to create a direct commercial channel between grain buyers and sellers and allow producers to capture and process their own data on sustainable farming. ADM invested in FBN in November as part of a deal that enabled 30,000 farmers to sell grain to ADM’s network via the platform.

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