Due to the effects of advancing climate change and a growing global population, agricultural professionals are under more pressure than ever before to produce higher yields with fewer inputs. Learn how Geopard, an independent precision agriculture platform, collaborates with Corteva, a leading global agricultural input company, to augment their physical products with smart recommendations integrated into a decision support tool powered by AWS.
These are not the times to try and dance around the realities of what it takes (and costs) to run a startup, says Emma Weston, CEO and co-founder of Sydney, Australia-based AgriDigital. AgriDigital straddles the worlds of farming and fintech, offering a platform for buyers and sellers of commodity crops like grain and cotton to do business with more speed and transparency.
Prior to Beewise, the latest beekeeping technology—if you can call it that—was created in the 1800s. The “tech stack” was a literal stack of wooden boxes called a beehive, filled with honeycomb, not to mention bees. Today, there’s Beewise, an Israeli startup leveraging IoT and AI to offer the first autonomous beehive.
Berlin-based House of Crops is an agtech startup that’s digitalizing the world’s most traditional industry: agriculture. COO Maximilian Commandeur recently sat down to tell us more.
Founded in 2012, Eagle.io offers a data-analytics platform that enterprises use to monitor environmental sensors. Learn more about the company and how its current CEO went from customer to leader.
The majority of farmers face a common set of questions. Given the inputs a farm has — water, fertilizer, crop type, soil — coupled with changing weather conditions (especially given climate change), how can they best optimize their yield? How can they farm smarter? Belaruse-based AI startup OneSoil has the answers.
Data-driven analytics and machine learning are go-to resources for a wide spectrum of modern industries, from mobility solutions to financial management. Everyone’s looking for the perfect symbiosis of information and output—but what does all that data have to do with corn and cannabis?
Elad Mardix is the President of Clarifruit, an Israel-based startup whose mobile application monitors and analyzes fruit quality and ripeness. At the AWS Summit: Tel Aviv, he spoke to us about the technology behind the app, where he wants the company to be in five years, and how AWS is helping them get there.
Forget Silicon Valley, for Farmer’s Business Network, the Real Proving Grounds for Machine Learning are Out in the Fields
If you live at a distance from farm country, agriculture might seem like an unchanging industry, built around traditional methods and relatively low-tech tools. Even a Google Image search primarily brings up pictures of tractors plowing through fields. However, the economic risks of agriculture actually force farmers to be early adopters of new technology.
Join us for an inside look into Food and AgroTech startups building on AWS! We’re joined by some startups from the food industry, including Parsley, to discuss how they got their start, their company missions, and how helped them accomplish their architectural goals.