Read through some of the most recent Rantizo features in the news and media here.
You’ll find topics such as precision agriculture, ag technology, drones, cover crops, and more!
Taranis, an image capture and analysis firm, teamed with drone application startup Rantizo to precision-apply products from Phytobiotics North America on test strips run by Continuum Ag LLC.
The companies involved were Taranis, Phytobiotics North America, Continuum Ag and Rantizo. Trials were conducted on six of Continuum Ag’s 50×250 foot soybean plots near Ainsworth, Iowa.
Progressive Farmer: Poised for flight, Iowa startup hopes to provide efficiencies and options with amped up drone sprayers
“We can apply where things are needed — liquid insecticides, fungicides and herbicides, and solid cover crop seed, granular fertilizers, and pollen-beneficial insects,” Ott says.
The Iowa City agtech startup is now licensed and approved to provide drone spraying services in 10 states across the country.
Rantizo, an Iowa City-based precision drone application startup, received first place and accepted a $40,000 check from Pappajohn.
Rantizo sells agricultural drones and drone spraying services. These drones deliver targeted sprays precisely where they are needed for various agricultural applications. Rantizo’s upgraded DJI Agras MG-1P Drones are currently being used in five states throughout the Midwest and are becoming more popular among farmers.
To better understand why the company came up with its solution, how it is making a difference, and more, we connected with CEO & Co-Founder, Michael Ott.
“I really thought a farmer we were spraying for last week in Wisconsin said it well,” Ott mentioned. “He said, ‘I knew drones were coming to agriculture, but I didn’t realize that day was today.’”