VISUAL FARMS

Transformational Technologies for American Farmers,

Food Producers and the Consumer

About Us

Business

Solutions

 Empowering Farmers and Creating a more Transparent Food System

WHO ARE WE ?

We're a team that has been there - and knows the difference

Margaret Maizel

Jim Hall, PhD

Bill Thoen

Jeff Hall

Todd Stoneman, Esq.

Betty and George Luce

President, VISUAL FARMS

  • VP, Integrated Systems, VantagePoint Network, Deere & Co.
  • GIS technology transfer, local, state, federal levels, 30 yrs
  • Chairman/member Clarke County, VA Planning Commission, 10 yrs
  • Governor's Appointee/Chairman, Virginia Land Records, Surveying and Mapping Commission, 5 yrs
  • Co-founder, Congressionally-funded program/USDA to support rural decision makers with geo-spatial systems, 10 yrs
  • Owner/operator, registered Angus cow-calf operation, Berryville, VA, 15 years

President, JHTECH

While at Deere & Co.,

  • Invented
    • the first Yield Monitor and
    • the 'Gator, 1992
  • Designed a wireless network for worldwide equipment on the move
  • Modeled $100M financial/retirement fund

  • Designed intelligent combine articulating (terrain-sensing) tine separator
  • Built proven target market segmentation tools
  • Products currently generate  >$2B annually for a single company

Chief Spatial Technologies

  • Designed/implemented code for AgriTrak (US Patent #6115481
  • Co-inventor, VISUAL FARMS (US Patent #7991954)
  • Globally recognized expert, GIS systems

  • Author, Column "GIS & Internet", 5 yrs;  GIS World
  • Founder/manager MapInfo-L, the main social and business linking network for the mapInfo community.
  • Geologist

Principal, JHTECH

  • MSc, Computer Science, U Illinois
  • Designed/built early Hand Tools, a handheld cell-phone system for precision farming to verbally build databases/maps and collect agriculture markets news. Sold, Data Transmission Network, 1992

Corporate, Legal

  •  Business & Corporate attorney (J.D.), University of  Denver-Sturm College of Law)
  • VP, A&N Mortgage Inc., Chicago, 5 yrs.
  • Social network founder/developer/marketer, Slackrsave.com, a student social network trading in food coupons.  Before graduating,  University of Wisconsin, (1997).
  • software developer, Sony e-Marker, a California start-up in the San Francisco Bay area
  • Contact:
  • www.linkedin.com/in/longmontlawyer/

Marketing Partners

  • Professional Actor, Director, Producer, Playwright,  Vocal talent -24 yrs.
  • Owners/Producers, Wool Warehouse, Theatre/Restaurant
  • Top Producers, RoundTable of Excellence, Real Estate, Denver, Colorado; 15 yrs

  • Founder/Trustee, St. Elizabeth's School, serving culturally/economically diverse community
  • Member, Condon Family Farms, Creighton, NE

FARMING SYSTEMS ARE OUR BUSINESS... ...we build them !

This video describes our current and future tools

OUR TOOLS

New Knowledge to Farmers is New Power

Accounting for  agronomic production requires a system of systems. Three interacting systems  - Climate, Landscape and Farm Management - are critical to accounting for the outcomes of sustainable food-production.

Our systems quantify the interacting variables and conditions that affect these outcomes.

SELECTED EXAMPLES OF OUR WORK -

A decade of Building Agriculture Information Systems

In sequential order, these slides tell a story.

You can also click on a thumbnail below to select a specific slide

CONTACT US:

WE ARE PREPARING TO LAUNCH THESE PRODUCTS ON THE WEB FOR CUSTOMERS

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