XAG (极飞科技), an agricultural drone and autonomous agtech vehicle producer, held its first overseas distributor conference from May 23 to 24 in China since the country lifted the Covid travel restrictions.
The conference brought together the firm’s distributors in Brazil, Vietnam, Indonesia, South Korea, Great Britain, Bulgaria, United Arab Emirates, Morocco and the United States, to its Guangzhou head office, with an aim to promote knowledge-sharing, market trend analysis and collaboration opportunities.
XAG is one of China’s largest drone suppliers and arguably the leader in agricultural application. Its products have been applied in 57 countries and regions across five continents.
As of December 31, 2022, nearly 110,000 units of XAG’s autonomous agricultural equipment were in active service, covering a total of 1.45 billion mu (966.67 billion sqm) of farmland and offering 194 million sessions of service to farmers.
Welcoming the guests at its headquarters, Justin Gong, co-founder of XAG, said that the only solution for future agriculture is to foster more technological application, more product innovation and more partnerships at a time when food security has emerged as a common challenge for mankind.
“We’ve seen how digital technologies will look like in the fields in the future,” said Gong. “This constantly inspires us to develop more smart devices to support sustainable agriculture.”
XAG is now looking to construct an infrastructure for digital agriculture, develop precision agricultural equipment and establish an intelligent agricultural ecosystem.
With improving functions and ease of use for our products, today agricultural drone has become a standard production tool in China, said Peng Bin, founder and CEO of XAG.
He added that in other companies, the gadget is also gaining popularity.
“We hope to build stable trust-based relationships with overseas partners, starting with drones, and bring the Chinese experience to global markets, to ship more of XAG’s products to the world,” Peng told the audience.
Currently, XAG already boasts a product line extendig across a number of categories, such as agricultural drone, unmanned ground vehicle, autopilot console, remote sensing drone and agricultural IoT and smart agricultural system.
Going forward, XAG will continue to upgrade the product matrix and invest more resources to build up its localized service capacity, so as to bolster the confidence of its overseas partners, the company said in a press release.
As a highlight of this distributor conference, XAG showed the guests around its so-called Super Cotton Farm, where a suite of the startup’s intelligent agricultural products are showcased and utilized.
Participants even tried several of XAG’s agricultural drone models such as its P100 and V50 to learn about their application in a real-life farming scenario.
XAG’s technologies are now found in a wide range of use cases today, spanning field crops like rice, wheat, corn and cotton and cash crops tea, orange, sugar cane, coffee bean and cocoa all over the world.