Trevor Mecham

Vice President of Business Development, Hortau

Trevor is in charge of developing new ventures, partnerships and additional revenue streams for Hortau. He has spent 20 plus years in the precision ag and tech industries working in various capacities with John Deere, Leica Geosystems, CNH Industrial and Uptake.

Trevor started his career in global positioning system (GPS) precision ag working at a Silicon Valley startup, at a John Deere dealership as GPS coordinator, and at Leica Geosystems – where he participated in the development of the company’s precision agriculture products, including SaaS telematics services. Trevor then spent five years at CNH Industrial as Director of Precision Solutions and Telematics. Before joining Hortau in 2017, Trevor was VP of Agriculture and Construction verticals at Uptake, a fast-growing data analytics company.

Founded in 2002, Hortau is a leader in precision irrigation management systems for commercial agriculture. Hortau’s patented irrigation management, automation and weather monitoring solutions help growers manage crop stress in real time using soil tension, ensuring optimal production while reducing water use, energy consumption and environmental impact.

With U.S. operations based in San Luis Obispo, Calif., Hortau has offices, representatives and technicians throughout North America, including a Canada headquarters in Lévis, Québec. Learn more at