Nick Williams - Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal: Golden Angels will have a fund committed to the presenting companies. In 2017, Golden Angels Investors dedicated nearly $1 million for agtech startups pitching at the event.
"With the xarvio™ SCOUTING app, anyone with a smartphone can identify weed and disease threats on a variety of crops, such as corn and soybean," said David Gray, Commercial & Business Development Manager for xarvio™.
Visitors to the annual event are able to check out 4,000 product lines and over 700 commercial and educational exhibits. They will also be able to participate in workshops, presentations and demonstrations delivered by CFAES experts.
This show is the perfect place to learn about new capabilities and technologies that are transforming the business of agriculture. You can see the next generation of unmanned technology and see how unmanned systems will advance agriculture today and in the future.
Presentations and interactive panel discussions will address investment opportunities in upstream agtech advancements - where global investments have grown to $4.2 billion from $2.36 billion in the past three years, according to AgFunder.
Richard Jones for Greenhouse Grower: The summit was a mix of education, advocacy, and policy discussion about urban agriculture - vertical farming in particular - targeted at finding ways to broaden its adoption in cities around the country and around the world.
A trio of industry groups hosted federal officials for a field day of demonstrations on seed treatments, planting practices, and equipment innovations that are bringing continuous improvement to sustainable farming practices.
This year attendees can expect to see a lot of Ag focused drone systems and also enjoy interfacing with the people making them but that is not all. Our focus this year is on the "Drones, Data, Droids and Dirt."
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