Bushtech Agtech - So What?
By Sarah Nolet
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Simon &,Sarah demystifies the world of Agtech
||CleanEpisode 30: Rob Sharkey, The Shark Farmer||Rob Sharkey describes himself as a farmer, podcaster and an outfitter. He’s a grain farmer from Illinois in the Unites States and has morphed into somewhat of a social media celebrity in Agriculture circles for his commentary and questioning on rur..||1/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29: Will MacSmith||Will MacSmith is a farmer from Manildra in Central West New South Wales. Will and his business partner Hamish are trying to develop a system to realise profit margins for sheep through the collection of real time data of feed efficiency and conver...||1/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 28: Mark Mortimer||As a child Mark Mortimer didn’t like computers. It’s a different story now - Mark has evolved to become an early adopter of technology in the field of sheep genetics and stud breeding in Australia. Computers have changed his livelihood.||12/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27: Carl Lippert - FeedX||Carl Lippert is a American dairy farmer and AgTech developer. He’s one of the only people I know who has qualifications in dairy science and computer science. Right now Carl is busy as the co-founder of new Ag Tech company FeedX which will b...||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 26: Chris McLoughlin - Mycelia Organics||Chris McLoughlin, organic mushroom farmer, Mycelia Organics Chris McLoughlin’s forae into farming is a great example of a new generation of investor backed agricultural innovation. Chris has always had a fascination with soil,||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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||CleanMore Soon||Just a quick note to say we will be back soon with more great episodes and amazing guests||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 25 : Dr Jaci Brown : On the Weather and Researchers working with Agtech startups.||Dr Jaci Brown is a Senior Research Scientist at CSIRO, and an expert in weather and climate science.||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24- Brooke Sauer on closing the gap between growers, agronomists and technology||Brooke Sauer is on a mission to close the gap between growers, agronomists, and technologies. Brooke is a digital agriculture manager at McGregor Goulay, an agricultural services company that offers cropping inputs, agronomic services and, increasingly||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23 - Allison Kopf on redefining what it means to farm||Episode 23 - Allison Kopf on redefining what it means to farm||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22 - Kevin Heikes with perspectives on agtech from over 20 years in the space||Kevin Heikes was part of agtech before it was agtech. He's been involved in four different agtech startups, including his latest venture, In10t. In this episode, we dig into his perspectives on agtech from over 20 years in the space, including: -||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21 - Seana Day on what's hot in livestock and dairy tech||Seana Day brings a diverse background in agriculture, finance, and technology to the agtech sector where she is a Partner at BEtter Food Ventures. Seana also tracks nearly 1,500 agtech companies in her "Market Maps" through her role as Partner at ..||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20 - Dr Rosie Bosworth on the rise of alternative protein||- - - Dr Rosie Bosworth is an investor, storyteller and food futurist who is extremely passionate about the future of agriculture, especially in Australia and NZ. She holds a PhD in environmental innovation and sustainable technology development...||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19 : Nathan Dorn on labour challenges in speciality crops.||Nathan Dorn has seen all aspects of the agriculture supply chain, from commodity farming in the Nebraska where he grew up, to corporate agribusiness, to agtech entrepreneurship in California. He’s committed to using technology to add value to the in.||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18 - Tony Holt on similarities and differences between agtech and other sector||Tony Holt is a Co-Founder and Partner at Square Peg Capital, one of Australia's largest Venture Capital firms. Though not a sector-specific fund, Square Peg has recently invested in agtech startup AgriDigital. In this podcast,||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17 - Bruce Finney on the Evolution of RDCs||Bruce Finney is the Executive Director of the Cotton Research and Development Corporation. The CRDC invests in research, development and extension to improve productivity and profitability for Australia’s 1250 cotton growers. In this podcast,||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16 - Doug Fitch on whether VC is a good fit for Agtech||Doug Fitch is the CEO of AgWorld, a global farm management platform that provides an integrated and centralized software solution for data collection and decision-making. Reflecting on AgWorld’s journey to 40,000 users in more than 15 countries,||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15 - The midwest trip with Renee Vassilos||Sarah travels through the midwest of the US with AgriBusiness Consultant Renee Vassilos. Renee is an Ag Economist (and AgThentic Collaborator), who started her own consultancy to help growth-stage agribusinesses and bring profitability back to the farm||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14 - Chris Sounness on the Digitalisation of Australian Agriculture||Chris Sounness is the CEO of Birchip Cropping Group, a not-for-profit agricultural research and extension organisation led by farmers from the Wimmera and Mallee regions of Victoria. Chris has been working at the Intersection of ag and Agtech for many .||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13 - Trent Loos on bridging the Rural Urban divide||Trent Loos is a 6th generation rancher from Nebraska. One day 20 years ago, he got fed up with consumers not knowing where their food comes from so he started a radio program to close this gap. Now he has over 4 million radio listeners all over the wor.||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great stuff- no beating around the bush!
Sarah does an excellent job of asking relevant questions and securing answers. Excellent stuff!
Informative and entertaining!
Learning a lot and enjoying it!