Raven Industries is excited to announce the signing of a new partner in China, BDStar Navigation Co., Ltd. BDStar Navigation will be the exclusive distributor in China for Raven precision ag products, including SmarTrax RTK™and Cruizer II™, and will help solidify Raven’s position as a leading international provider of precision agriculture products.

“We’re very excited to enter into this new market and the opportunities it brings for both Raven and our new partners at BDStar,” said Matt Burkhart, Vice President and General Manager for Raven Industries, Applied Technology Division. “Our continued partnerships and growth in international markets show our commitment to being a global provider of precision technologies, benefiting growers and operations throughout the world.”

Yang Lizhuang , General Manager of GNSS Division BDStar said, ” The cooperation of BDStar and Raven will provide a complete, full-line solution for our customers, and that will certainly lead the way for Precision Agriculture in China.”

A more precise application will offer growers better yields, and customers will see an immediate return on investment with their Raven precision products through reduced waste and input costs, including fuel and operator fatigue. This new product offering is available today through the BDStar distribution network.

About Raven Industries

Since 1978, Raven has helped define the concept of precision agriculture and continues to create ground-breaking ideas and products that improve the position of growers around the world. Raven is publicly traded on NASDAQ (RAVN) and has earned an international reputation for agricultural innovation, product reliability and unmatched service and support. From field computers to boom controls, from GPS guidance to steering systems, Raven is leading the way for precision ag technology that delivers in the field. In partnership with our network of Raven dealers and distributors, we’re helping growers of all sizes and all types work smarter, reduce input costs and increase yields and profitability. Success in farming has always been about using less and getting more. With Raven, you can simply do it better.

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