Innovators
Conceptualizers & Change Agents

Solving Problems. Shaping the future of Ag.

Edgar Ramirez
MagGrow

MagGrow has developed a patented magnetic spraying technology system for the horticulture and arable sectors of the agricultural industry. The startup currently offers a crop sprayer system and a greenhouse backpack sprayer.

Elliot Jaramillo
Concept Clean Energy

Concept Clean Energy is a full-service renewable energy firm that brings together cutting-edge technologies to help clients create solutions that deliver excellent financial and environmental results. Current projects include large-scale solar, demand management, co-generation and energy storage.

Nick Pasculli
TMD Technology Solutions

TMD Technology Solutions develops custom web and app-based software solutions for food and agriculture companies, as well as nonprofit foundations involved in large-scale giving campaigns. TMD Technology Solutions’ in-house group of strategists, designers, front-end and back-end web programmers work side-by-side with clients to produce tailored software tools that solve customers’ complex challenges and meet their growing needs.

Martha Montoya
AgTools LLC

AgTools,Winner of ML and AI in 2016 and 2017, provides game-changing intelligence to the agriculture market through up-to-the-moment statistics that affect time, cost, supply, demand, alternatives and more throughout the produce chain of food from farm to table on all levels. The company’s predictive technology will assist to solve and simplify decision making in the food industry.

Sebastian Boyer
FarmWise Lab Inc.

FarmWise builds smart and autonomous robots to solve the problem of weeds in agriculture, saving farmers time, labor and money. Their autonomous vegetable weeder provides consumers with healthier products and greater yields.

Phil Harris
ripe.io

ripe.io (Ripe Technology Inc.) offers tech solutions that help answer what’s in your food, where it’s been and what’s happened to it. ripe.io creates product histories to tell the complete story of food from farm to the receiving dock, as well as exposes the journey of food to create new analytics, automation and business models through blockchain technology and the Internet of Things.

Carl Vause
Soft Robotics

Soft Robotics has built a fundamentally new class of robotic grippers that are adaptive, plug and play, repeatable and reliable. Its novel soft gripping technology improves quality, productivity, safety and flexibility for better response to market.

Dirk Wierema
Resson

Resson uses the rapidly-expanding trend of drone application in agriculture and large scale cloud-based predictive analytics to optimize agricultural productivity. The RAMAS (Resson Agricultural Management and Analytics System) integrates large scale cloud-based data analytics with sensor fusion and robotic platforms to provide agricultural producers with an unequalled view of crop production and field conditions.

Christine Su
PastureMap

PastureMap offers ranch management software that helps ranchers make decisions that drive profitability. The software allows for ranch planning, including monitoring pastures, subdivisions, water tanks and gates. It also helps keep track of records, automatically calculates average daily gain and assists ranchers in seeing past moves and planning upcoming moves.

Gina Troxell-Davis
Intelligent Wireless Networks

Intelligent Wireless Networks is a provider of rural WiFi networks, applications and software to support precision farming. IWN designs, builds, monitors and maintains its proprietary wireless networks in the agriculture industry. IWN networks (called iNET) bridge the gaps left behind in rural communities and the high-density urban communities.

Ruchit Garg
Harvesting Inc

Harvesting Inc provides online software as a service (SAAS) which allows stakeholders in the agriculture value chain to view, analyze and manage their agri-climatic business risk via data collection, data analysis and data reporting. Its technology platform helps financial institutions better understand agriculture communities and risks associated in lending farmers by leveraging advancements in remote sensing satellites and machine learning.

Bill Moffitt
Ayrstone Productivity

Ayrstone Productivity® introduces the AyrMesh® System of Wireless Farm Networking for a farm, ranch or other rural property. The AyrMesh wireless network is a WiFi system that can provide wireless Internet access across an entire operation. It uses standard WiFi signals and standard Ethernet connectivity, so it can connect a huge variety of household and industrial equipment.

Karen Marie Feliz
Aggrigator

Aggrigator is a B2B "farm-to-shelf" marketplace. Its technology provides a platform for both the buyers and sellers of fresh produce to access markets across the entire fresh produce transactional pipeline. The company brings participants in so they are able to buy, sell and fulfill transactions together to create viable economies of scale and construct a fresh produce supply chain capable of servicing large demand markets.

Roi Adar
RootsTalk

RootsTalk, an advanced drip irrigation system, is the first to offer "Irrigation as a Service" through an autonomous irrigation controller. The company’s non-conventional oxygen availability method enables them to reach unparalleled results for almost any crop, under any growing condition. RootsTalk guarantees all clients a gross gain of at least $100,000.

Jason Varni
iTradeNetwork, Inc.

Only iTradeNetwork is built for the food supply chain, enabling the visibility, control and insights built on the largest end-to-end food-centric supply network in the industry. Through an extensive trading partner network and a comprehensive data foundation, iTradeNetwork’s products allow distributors, manufacturers, operators, retailers, suppliers and wholesalers to easily communicate and collaborate on orders, logistics and distribution. Solutions offered by iTradeNetwork reduce cost, grow revenue and strengthen trading partner relationships.

Boaz Bachar
FieldIn

FieldIn is an end-to-end pest management software solution for professional growers of specialty crops. They help growers save money on more efficient crop protection practices, reducing overall use of pesticides and eliminating spray mistakes. By utilizing sensors on equipment, FieldIn provides equipment tracking, real-time alerts on spray mistakes, pest management performance reports, view of pest population hotspots, pest severity levels and more.

Teri Riess
UNIBEST International LLC

UNIBEST International’s Ag Manager™ platform introduces a new insight to soil sampling by using hydrogen and hydroxide charged ion-exchange resins (same elements released by plant roots in exchange for soil nutrients) to better simulate nutrient interactions by the plant root and soil by adsorbing only ‘Bioavailable nutrients’ that are in forms and amounts available for plant uptake. This measurement of nutrient Bioavailability offers industry leading insights associated with soil profiles to ensure the right amount of fertilizer is applied at the right time, at the right rate, in the right form and in the right location. UNIBEST International’s Ag Manager™ also measures the soils ability to release plant available nutrients in pounds per acre per day to help growers better match critical plant nutrient uptake periods in a variety of cropping systems.

Colin Brown
Tracmap

Tracmap is world leader in supplying precision guidance systems for ground applications in the agriculture, horticulture and viticulture. The capabilities of Tracmap’s online management software for farmers are extensive: draw out maps using Google Earth imagery, apply variable rates, identify hazards, retain paddock by paddock history, schedule jobs for the crew, and even link with a variety of other software packages to ensure easy integration with existing packages and processes.

Kristi Mason
SigFox

Sigfox has built a global network to connect billions of devices to the Internet while consuming as little energy as possible. With millions of objects connected and a rapidly growing partner ecosystem, Sigfox empowers companies to create new innovations on the Internet of Things. Sigfox’s unique approach to device-to-cloud communications addresses the three greatest barriers to global IoT adoption: cost, energy consumption, and global scalability.

Chez Berman
Grower’s Secret

Grower's Secret creates and develops safe and environmentally-friendly organic fertilizers that dramatically improve plant vitality. The company offers plant growth energizer products that result in bigger and healthier plants, improved resistance to pests and disease, reduced crop cycles and increased shelf life of fruits and vegetables.

Liron Brish
Farm Dog

Farm Dog is a precision agriculture solution for pest and disease management to help growers reduce pesticide use while minimizing crop loss. By offering a pest and disease management platform, Farm Dog is making healthy and environmentally sustainable food accessible to everyone.

Bruce Rasa
AgVoice

AgVoice provides a voice-to-data, workflow management service for food and ag professionals. By combining a voice-enabled user experience with a cloud-based proprietary analytics platform, AgVoice enables users to achieve verifiable fast inspections, reporting and workflow management for the agri-food supply chain more accurately. These actionable insights can improve yield, reduce risk and optimize sustainable use of water, fertilizer and pesticides.

Sean Lyle
PowerGrow LLC

PowerGrow's innovative energy solutions for greenhouse production are designed to optimize land use and create more sustainable growing environments; while mitigating grower risks and creating real value. Its patented solar tracking system with integrated battery storage and co-generation provides 100% of the power requirements for the growing, processing, packaging, cold storage and shipping facilities.

Aaron Enz
Alta Energy

Supported by proprietary analytics, Alta Energy provides expert guidance, including analysis, strategy formation and execution to clients that face the challenges, complexities and opportunities of renewable energy. Alta Energy delivers tailored, objective recommendations on renewable energy technologies, vendors and financing options that best meet the needs of each customer and project site.

John Skardon
Tailwater Systems, Inc.

Tailwater Systems specializes in a low cost, high performance process for reducing nitrates in surface and subsurface drainage. The company designs, builds, installs and operates compact bioreactors for removing nutrients and other regulated substances from an operation’s drainage.

Aaron Magenheim
AgTech Industries

AgTech Industries products include infield telemetry, designed to collect sensor data, and operations software, which allows growers to transform in-field data into better informed growing decisions, such as controlling and monitoring irrigation with real time information. AgTech Industries offers the first growing operations platform that allows utilization by all of the growers’ employees.

Nate Taylor
Aeroptic LLC

From enhancing precision agriculture efforts to improving crop yields, Aeroptic is focused on helping unlock the power of aerial imagery in geospatial information systems. The company uses state-of-the-art aerial remote sensing technology to improve crop yields and identify production trends.

Cyrille Habis
AgriData

AgriData is a Digital Yield Forecasting technology for Permanent Crop Farmers. We mount cameras on the ground vehicles farmers operate and run the imagery through our patent-pending Computer Vision and Machine Learning technology to produce accurate yield maps. The data allows farmers to accurately forecast their yield several weeks prior to harvest which enables variable rate farming and significant business optimizations.

Sumer Johal
Agralogics

Agralogics offers a collaboration management platform that allows growers to easily access and share information about the food they grow. Through SaaS-based applications and services, Agralogics provides farmers with detailed analytics about their crops – information about everything from weather, thermal energy, soil quality, pollination and more.

James Stottlemyre
BAM Agricultural Solutions

BAM Agricultural Solutions’ is providing the agricultural industry with a new nutrient delivery technology for growing increasing quantities of highly nutritious food via improved plant nutrition, soil health and water use efficiency. Its patented platform technology was originally developed to promote growth of strong plants for astronauts on long duration Space missions. The BAM-FX® product is a solution of special ionic minerals, which can not only correct nutrient deficiencies, but also increase yield, quality and nutrition with less inputs, by-products and waste.

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