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March 23, 2023 – Fargo, North Dakota. –
Plug and Play North Dakota has announced 12 startups that were selected for their seventh batch of the Agtech Program. This program aims to bring global innovation by facilitating opportunities for business development, mentorship, as well as pilots and POCs between the selected startups and founding partners of the program OCP North America, Bremer Bank, American National, and Farm Credit Services of America.
The startups, chosen by partners of the program, span five countries and represent a broad range of new innovations focused on topics like Soil Health, Precision Farming, Automation, Livestock IoT, and Agrifintech. They will be able to participate in a dynamic ecosystem of Corporations (businesses), investors, mentors, government agencies that are focused in advancing innovation in Ag.
“We are excited for another great group of startups that will bring innovation across several segments of the Ag industry. We can’t wait to see them grow and make an impact in the future of Agriculture,” said Mónica Homem, Director of Plug and Play Agtech.
“American National is thrilled to be a partner in Plug and Play’s Agtech Vertical,” said Betsy Marotta, Assistant Vice President for American National. “ All of the participating companies have the potential to provide the Ag industry with valuable technology to bring companies and their clients into the future.”
Click below to learn more about the 12 startups participating in the program:
AGL’s Precision Farming Intelligence Platform delivers expert veterinary and operational manager eyes and ears (AI) for animal production facilities providing proprietary insights into animal health, welfare and operations.
AgraCheck is a smart farming platform that helps farmers to find suitable technology for their business.
A Danish agricultural company providing autonomous tractor solutions for row crops.
AgTechLogic reduces chemicals to kill weeds by 90%, thus significantly reducing cost and improving soil health. We deploy “RetroFIT & Go” technology that quickly transforms existing equipment into an intelligent precision spraying platform.
Cattler is a platform focused on digitizing the cattle industry through integration of processes and data at the farm
Cattle Scan is a cow health monitoring system that allows dairy farmers to advance their operations through real-time data and actionable insights
Digit Soil has developed a new type of soil sensor to provide farmers with the information they need to improve the use efficiency of fertiliser, soil health , and CO2 capture.
FastFarm reduces the cost and risk of lending in agriculture
Indogulf BioAg specializes in the development of biological Inoculant, organic fertilizers, and mycorrhiza.
We deliver Nature’s solutions to the world’s farmers.
TrueAlgae is pioneering the new frontier of metabolite research and development for agriculture. We are not an algae company. We are a metabolite company focused on the vast array of benefits that these tiny molecules can bring to agriculture.
Unibaio develops biodegradable delivery tech to reduce up to 80% of harmful chemicals in pesticides. Unibaio’s Proprietary delivery tech disrupts agrochemicals formulas to meet new regulations.
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