The app, powered by Bushel, puts harvest in growers’ hands with real-time scale tickets, contracts, market information and more
MAUMEE, Ohio, August 23, 2022 – The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDE) has released a new mobile app, The Andersons AgConnect, for both Android™ and iPhone® devices to allow producers easy access to real-time information, including electronic scale tickets, contracts and on holds. The Bushel platform helps agribusinesses quickly share accurate information to producers through a custom-branded application on their smartphone. The Andersons AgConnect app is currently available for customers of The Andersons in Idaho, Colorado, Louisiana and New York.
“This mobile app is just one part of a longer-term strategy to provide the best customer experience for our producers in the industry,” Bill Krueger, president, The Andersons Trade and Processing said. “Giving our producers their account information 24/7 will empower them to make more informed decisions. With the addition of our AgConnect app, we will have more time available for the more strategic, deliberate conversations with our producers.”
With The Andersons AgConnect app, producers will be able to:
- View scale tickets
- Check futures
- Track grain contracts
- View commodity balances
- Receive important notifications
- See key location information
- Read the latest market news
- Access The Andersons SmartTickets
The Andersons AgConnect app is powered by Bushel, a software company focused on the grain industry and based in Fargo, North Dakota. Bushel’s strategic focus is to enable digital transformation in the agriculture industry. Bushel provides integrations and digital solutions that solve real pain points for farmers and grain companies creating value for all stakeholders in the ag and food value chain.
“The Andersons has a vision to continue investing in their grower experience and find real ways to create value and provide their producers with the information they need quickly and effectively,” Jake Joraanstad, CEO of Bushel said. “We look forward to the continued partnership as technology evolves and provides even greater value to both grain facilities and producers.”
Bushel is an independently owned software company and leading provider of software technology solutions for growers, grain buyers, ag retailers, protein producers and food companies, headquartered in Fargo, N.D. Since launching in 2017, Bushel’s platform has grown rapidly, now powering nearly 2,000 grain facilities across the U.S. and Canada with real-time business information for their producers. Bushel’s platform now reaches more than 40% of grain origination in the United States, resulting in inarguably the largest technology network effect among growers and grain buyers in the U.S. today. Bushel’s product suite includes its flagship mobile app, websites, trading tools, digital payments and money facilitation, market feeds, API services, FarmLogs (acquired by Bushel in 2021) and a custom software division focused on agriculture. Bushel has been focused on building software since the company was founded in 2011. Data privacy is a cornerstone of Bushel’s philosophy. Read here for Bushel’s Data Ethos.
About The Andersons, Inc.
The Andersons, Inc., celebrating 75 years of service and named to Forbes® list of America’s Best Employers for 2022 and Best Employers for Diversity 2022 as well as America’s Most Trusted Companies 2022 by Newsweek®, is a diversified company rooted in agriculture that conducts business in the commodity merchandising, renewables, and plant nutrient sectors. Guided by its Statement of Principles, The Andersons is committed to providing extraordinary service to its customers, helping its employees improve, supporting its communities, and increasing the value of the company. For more information, please visit www.andersonsinc.com.