AG Innovations 9/12/2017
At Ag Innovation Showcase this past September, 22 companies presented their innovations to a crowd of investors and established Ag professionals.
The predecessor to Ag Showcase’s 10 year anniversary introduced a series of speakers such as Adrian Percy from BayerAg, discussed the future of AgTech, and encouraged college innovations with a University showcase.
Rohit Shukla, CEO of Larta Institute, covers more here.
The “peak oil” scenarios of the 1960s significantly facilitated the development of a more sustainable energy supply that is now suitably safe for our industrial societies. It also prepared us better for re¬acting to other external factors, such as the need for CO2-reduction due to global warming.
Ed Rogers, co-founder and CEO of Bonumose, a food ingredient technology company, was interviewed by Mike Betts for the Food & Agriculture Innovators podcast. The podcast interviews entrepreneurs, investors, and stakeholders around the world building technology to sustainably and profitably improve the global food system.
“The agriculture world is looking for technology to maintain the effectiveness of biotech crops because, in the face of climate change and all these other challenges, we have to maintain that high level of productivity,” said Sharon Berberich, ag industry veteran and Ag Innovation Showcase advisor, in an interview with Silicon Prairie News.
Sharon Berberich established a 25 year career for herself in AgTech with senior positions at Monsanto, DowAgrosciences, Danforth Science Center, and Kaiima and now she finds herself at the helm of Plastomics, a startup using chloroplast engineering to develop the next generation of high performing crops.
(Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)
SomaDetect, which provides dairy farmers with key milk quality indicators to identify diseases in cows and produce the best quality milk, has won the $1M Grand Prize Winner of 43North, a startup pitch competition.