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Luckey Farmers uses Agworld to collaborate with growers

Woodville, Ohio based grain marketing and farm supply cooperative Luckey Farmers serves its 1800 members through 7 facilities in Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky and Wood Counties. Luckey Farmers was established in 1919 and manages to combine their nearly 100 years of experience with state of the art technology in order to provide maximum benefits to its members. Staying true to their cooperative nature, collaboration with its members is key for Luckey Farmers, or as Luckey Farmers IT Director Andrew Gladden words it: “The collaboration piece is key to our success, it’s communication with the grower, getting real time information to the grower, helping the grower on the farm and field, and working with them to produce a better product.”

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“Agworld changes the way Luckey Farmers operates by providing the ability to set down policies and procedures because of its uniform software."

Andrew Gladden, IT Director, Luckey Farmers,

As part of their core service offerings, Luckey Farmers provides agronomy services to its member base. Collaboration is an important part of the agronomy package that Luckey Farmers offers and Agworld is at the heart of this collaboration. Samantha Funkhauser, Precision Agronomist with Luckey Farmers, remarks: “With Agworld I can put in a recommendation and get something to the grower right away. Agworld is unique in that it offers me the ability to save my recommendations and create a report, which really helps me get critical information to the farmer on time.”

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"Agworld is unique in that it offers me the ability to save my recommendations and create a report, which really helps me get it to the farmer on time.”​

Samantha Funkhauser, Precision Agronomist, Luckey Farmers

Agworld’s impact on the way Luckey Farmers operates however is far greater than just the grower interface for it’s Agronomy services. Andrew Gladden adds: “Agworld changes the way Luckey Farmers operates by giving us the ability to set down policies and procedures because of its uniform software. Our members are open to adopting software but at the same time they just want it to be simple and easy; Agworld gave us that ability.”

Samantha Funkhauser also uses Agworld to help her structure her soil sampling program: “Agworld has sped up the process of me creating a prescription: I can go online, I can see what has been done and I can create the prescription right away. Agworld has made my life a lot easier, that’s for sure!” To see more about how Luckey Farmers have used Agworld to streamline their productivity and workflow efficiency, watch the video above.