Semios is a scalable, data analytics platform for growers of tree fruit and tree nut crops that helps predict, identify, and prevent pest and disease pressure.
Semios offers a precision farming platform that provides real-time crop management tools for tree fruit and nut growers.
Semios was founded in 2010 by Michael Gilbert. The company is headquarered in Vancouver, British Columbia, with offices in Wenatchee, Washington and Fresno, California.
Semios leverages a proprietary, in-orchard IoT wireless network, machine learning, and big data analytics to help farmers manage insect pests, disease, frost and irrigation. The Semios analytics engine draws on diverse sources of data and information including a robust, wireless network of in-canopy IoT sensors on each customer farm measuring climate, soil moisture, insect and disease activity.
Semios helps manage more than 150,000 acres of permanent crops, including over 500 farms in the United States. Its in-field data and control systems make it simpler and more efficient for growers to adopt technology to address their most pressing problems in crop production.
Semios is backed by Morningside Group, Sustainable Development Technology Canada, Reid Carter and others. The company raised $75M in a private round on Feb 18, 2020. This brings Semios' total funding to $115M to date.