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AgLaunch Startup Station

On Friday, March 3, 2017, ag-tech entrepreneurs from across the country will meet in Memphis, Tennessee to pitch how their idea could change the future of agriculture. AgLaunch will be hosting this Startup Station at the Farm & Gin Show, which hosts more than 400 exhibitors and about 20,000 farmers every year.

The Startup Station will be hosted in the Chickasaw Room at the Cook Convention Center. It will be open for networking and engagement from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 3; pitch sessions will run from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Each team will have 5 minutes to pitch their idea, with 10 minutes to answer questions and receive feedback from an expert group of panelists.

Featured startups will focus on areas of ag innovation like: voice activated app for scouting, robotic hay harvester, farrowing safety device to protect the health of piglets, aflatoxin detection instrument for in-field use, wireless sensor for irrigation, crop marketing tool for high-value crops, image based crop management software, etc.

See below for a list of startups presenting (this list is subject to change):

Investment Pitch Session #1 | Starting at 10:30 a.m.

  • AgVoice, Georgia
  • Cambridge Crops, Massachusetts
  • Arkansas State University, Arkansas
  • KSF, LLC, England
  • Farm Specific Technologies, Tennessee
  • Waterburg Irrigation, Arkansas
  • SwineTech, Inc., Iowa

Investment Pitch Session #2 | Starting at 1:30 p.m.

  • Iron Goat, Virginia
  • Autonomous Tractor Company, North Dakota
  • Stable’N, Illinois
  • Skycision, Tennessee
  • Secure Food Solutions, Tennessee
  • Smart Farm, Arkansas
  • Hivalgo, Tennessee

Whether you’re a farmer, innovator, student, or agribusiness professional be sure to stop by the AgLaunch Startup Station. Learn more about the Farm & Gin Show by downloading the app. AgLaunch will be answering emails about the AgLaunch Startup Station emailed to throughout the show and will be sending updates through Twitter, @AgLaunch.

AgLaunch, alongside Archer Malmo, will also be hosting The Combine: An Ag Innovation Mixer. This pre-show event will be your exclusive opportunity to network and learn about the exciting future of agricultural innovations. The event will be held at the Wine Cellar at Flight, located on 39 South Main St., in Memphis, TN. Learn more and reserve your spot here.

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