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Startup Feature: BirdPreneur

Startup: BirdPreneur Headquartered: Abeokuta, Nigeria Team: Michael Iyanro, Founder and CEO BirdPreneur is an aviculture platform supporting small-scale poultry farmers in rural Africa. Through investor funds, the farmers can access the farm supplies and mentorship...

Startup Feature: VakSea

Startup: VakSea Headquartered: Baltimore, MD Team: Mihir Pershad, Chief Executive Officer Dr. Vikram Vakharia, Chief Science Officer Bob Balcerzack, Chief Technology Officer VakSea is developing immune-boosting proteins in insect larvae to protect fish and shrimp from...

Innovation Grows Here

By Billi Hunt, Executive Director of the Cultivation Corridor As tens of thousands of farmers and ag industry professionals gather to see the latest advancements in agriculture technology at the 2018 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa, this week, it makes me think...

Startup Feature: Krobel Corp

Startup: Krobel Corp Headquartered: St. Clair, MN Team: Ryan Kruse, founder Kenny Strobel, founder Krobel Corp was founded by two high school friends on a mission to save hogs' lives. Krobel’s innovation addresses the inefficiencies and risks in farrowing – a sow...

Startup Feature: AgHelp

Startup: AgHelp Headquartered: Grand Rapids, Michigan Team: Sadoc Paredes Ivan Paredes Feliciano Paredes Lori Paredes Three brothers founded AgHelp, one of the startups in the Accelerator cohort this year. AgHelp is the only mobile platform that helps agricultural...