We started Ambrook (ambrook.com) with a mission to help farmers become more profitable and more sustainable. There is a virtuous cycle between profitability and sustainability in many natural resource industries, especially agriculture. Better soil health, water conservation, and climate resilience often leads to lower costs, increased yields, and price premiums for crops or livestock in the market. To reduce the upfront cost and knowledge barriers to implementing these practices, we are tackling an overlooked part of the operation: back office paperwork and financials. There’s tremendous room for improvement on existing software and time-consuming paperwork shuffling in the farm back office. Over time, we’ll expand beyond agriculture to other natural resource industries: fisheries, forestry, mining, water, energy, and more.
To accomplish this mission, Ambrook is building a financial management platform for agriculture, starting with tools that help farmers and ranchers automatically discover and apply to farm assistance (e.g. disaster relief, conservation programs, and climate incentives). We’re launching the first version of our full platform later this year. The founding team of Ambrook will be instrumental in building this product strategy and shaping our company culture.