SAN CARLOS, California - March 27, 2017: Farmer’s Business Network, Inc., the independent farmer-to-farmer network, announced today its plan to create an additional 60 full-time positions, on top of previously announced hiring, nationwide to support its rapid growth in its contributory farmer information sharing network and FBNSM Direct buying platform. The FBN network has expanded rapidly since its launch in 2015, now serving nearly 13 million acres of member farms in 38 states. Farmer’s Business Network currently employs 125 people across its Sioux Falls, South Dakota National Operations Center, California Technology Center and its field team spanning 12 additional states.“We’re laser focused on our Farmers FirstSM mission by bringing farmers transformational value through the power of networking together,” said FBN network CEO and Co-Founder, Amol Deshpande. “The people we hire are the key to our service—and we hire for character, humility and entrepreneurial thinking above all else."
The FBN network will be adding positions primarily in its national field force which works directly in rural America supporting its farmer members, its National Operations Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and its California Technology Center.
“We're looking for people who want to challenge the status-quo, are innovative thinkers, and want to create a better future for farmers," said network Co-Founder and VP of Product and Marketing, Charles Baron.
The FBN network expects to add this headcount over the next 6-9 months at it works to grow the network further and continue to add world class technology for farmers. Visit www.farmersbusinessnetwork.com/careers to review open positions and apply.
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About Farmer’s Business Network, Inc.
Farmer’s Business Network, Inc. is an independent farmer-to-farmer network. Built by and for farmers, the FBN network connects farmers to share information and enable powerful insights to help make the best decisions for farmers’ land and profits. FBN members receive comprehensive farm benchmarking, real world seed performance analysis and field-seed matching, data mapping, and pricing analytics based on over 87 million acre events of real-world precision agronomic data. The FBN Direct platform connects farmers to manufacturer-direct, national, and transparent pricing on ag chemicals, fertilizers, seeds, technology and services.
The FBN network has grown to thousands of farms, from 38 states, across nearly 13 million acres. Farmer’s Business Network, Inc. has offices in San Carlos, California, and a National Operations Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Farmer’s Business Network, Inc. blends the best of Midwestern agricultural roots and Silicon Valley technology as a completely independent company representing Farmers FirstSM. The Farmer’s Business Network, Inc. mission of democratizing farm information has earned the support of world-class technology investors GV, DBL Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers LLP, Bow Capital and Acre Venture Partners. To learn more, visit www.farmersbusinessnetwork.com.