Use case: Planning of shade-grown coffee agroforestry system

Regen Farmer is developing the innovative RegenWorks Plant software that caters to the specific needs of shade-grown coffee farmers and growers. The software helps to ensure that the best coffee farming practices are used and increases climate resilience and profitability for the individual farmer.

Whether you are already growing coffee in the shade or if you are looking to transition your coffee production to a shade-grown system, our software has got you covered.

Our software is built on a comprehensive database with over 30 unique shade-grown coffee production systems and over 1000 different plant species helping you find the most optimal system for your shade-grown coffee.

Case specifications

Climate: Tropical

Agroforestry system type: Multistory perennial system

Main outputs: Coffee, fruits, nuts, timber

Intervention/transition: Orchard diversification

System layout: On contour

Solution: RegenWorks Plant

Benefits of shade-grown coffee

Increase climate resilience

Plan shade-grown coffee systems for a more climate resilient production system that optimizes water usage and nutrients.

Increase profits

Find the most suited shade tree species for your location and create crop plans to optimize and increase your profitability of the system.

More sustainable

Shade-grown coffee systems are more sustainable as they improve biodiversity and water availability.

Planning of multistory coffee agroforestry system with the RegenWorks software

Map out existing rows and coffee tree assets on the farm.

Mapping and definition of existing assets

  • Map our your farm areas for easy overview
  • Define existing rows and trees as assets on areas.
  • Context-specific insights for actionable decision making on new shade-grown coffee system design

Individual row sequence design, species selection and management

Plan shade-grown coffee production systems

  • Optimize your management practices and work-flows
  • Succession analysis and crop planning for optimized productivity
  • Find the most suitable shade-trees for your farm and location
  • Both mechanized and manual harvest systems are supported

Visualize new agroforestry system on area

  • Visualize new system on the area
  • Compare with the existing system to assess changes and interventions needed
  • Do cash-flow budgets for new system and compare with data on existing one to analyze financials.

Start planning shade-grown coffee systems today with RegenWorks Plant

RegenWorks Plant is in development, but you can already get it now through our early access program.