AgTech Breakthrough Recognizes Standout AgTech Companies and Solutions in 2020 Awards Program

AgTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global agricultural technology market, today announced the winners of the organization’s inaugural awards program, showcasing technologies and companies that drive innovation and exemplify the best in AgTech technology solutions across the globe.

The mission of the AgTech Breakthrough Awards program is to recognize the innovators and leaders from around the globe in a range of agricultural and food technology categories, including areas such as precision agriculture, yield forecasting, IoT, soil sensing, automation and robotics, integrated farm management, and more. This year’s program attracted more than 1,750 nominations from leading AgTech companies all over the world.

“Innovation is more important in modern agriculture than ever before as industry leaders are confronted with complex challenges that profoundly impact society and the environment, and 2020 has been an especially critical year for AgTech as the global pandemic has hyper-focused priority around our global food supply chain and agriculture industries,” said Bryan Vaughn, managing director at AgTech Breakthrough. “Technological advancements in all aspects of AgTech is helping adapt and address these challenges, transforming the agricultural industry far beyond what we once thought was possible. We are excited to see the explosive growth in nearly every sector of the AgTech landscape and we extend a sincere congratulations to all the exceptional 2020 AgTech Breakthrough Award winners!”

All AgTech Breakthrough Award nominations were evaluated by an independent panel of experts within the AgTech industry, with the winning products and companies selected based on a variety of criteria, including most innovative and technologically advanced products and services.

The 2020 AgTech Breakthrough Award winners include:

AgTech Industry Leadership    
Overall AgTech Company of the Year: Enko Chem
AgTech Startup of the Year: Sound Agriculture

Finance and Insurance    
AgTech Insurance Solution of the Year: Understory

In-Field Systems     
Precision Irrigation Solution of the Year: Hortau
Yield Forecasting Solution of the Year: Farmobile

Harvesting Solutions    
Tractor of the Year: Monarch Tractor
Overall Harvesting Innovation of the Year: Cognitive Pilot
Overall Harvesting Solution Provider of the Year: John Deere

Internet-of-Things and AI    
Overall Sensor Solution of the Year: Semios
AI-based AgTech Solution of the Year: Benson Hill

Analytics    
AgTech Data Analytics Solution of the Year: FluroSat

Post-Harvest Systems    
Overall Post Harvest Solution of the Year: Crux Agribotics

Automation and Robotics    
Overall Agriculture Robotics Solution of the Year: American Robotics

Indoor Farming    
Indoor Farming Company of the year: AgEye Technologies

Food Quality    
Freshness Control Solution of the Year: mori

Value Chain    
Blockchain-based AgTech Solution of the Year: Farmobile

Marketplace    
B2B Marketplace of the Year: Agrofy
Trading Solution of the Year: Growerstock

 

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About AgTech Breakthrough Awards
Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the AgTech Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in agricultural and food technologies, services, companies and products. The AgTech Breakthrough Awards program provides a forum for public recognition around the achievements of AgTech companies and solutions in categories including farm management, indoor farming, automation, IoT and robotics, food quality, analytics and more. For more information visit AgTechBreakthrough.com.

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