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Ag startups and going to market

The Around Farm Progress Podcast talks about two startups that are going commercial and the opportunity presented by the growing range of ag tech

Willie Vogt

October 16, 2020

There's been plenty of buzz about new technology in agriculture, but what has that wrought?

In this week's episode of Around Farm Progress Mindy Ward, editor of Missouri Ruralist, shares the story of one startup that has opened a new headquarters and is working with farmers across the country to bring its tools to market. She talked with one farmer who has planted new high-oleic soybeans and shares what she learned.

Mindy then quizzes the podcast host about a recent trip he took to visit a significant new startup in agriculture just before it's full-size manufacturing plant goes online. Willie Vogt has followed Anuvia since 2016 and offers insight into this innovative fertilizer technology that adds carbon back into the soil and provides a new way to put waste to work on the farm.

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New ag startups are seeing their commercial businesses grow including a company focused on improving soybeans; and an innovative fertilizer company.

About the Author(s)

Willie Vogt

Willie Vogt has been covering agricultural technology for more than 40 years, with most of that time as editorial director for Farm Progress. He is passionate about helping farmers better understand how technology can help them succeed, when appropriately applied.

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