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Every week, you’ll hear from the entrepreneurs, innovators, and leaders that are changing the food and agriculture industry on and off the farm. Your hosts are Tim and Tyler Nuss. They are brothers, 5th-generation farmers, and entrepreneurs who have scaled tech startups, developed international supply chains, and built brands. The Modern Acre is Ag Built Different.
 
Short profiles about the people who work in agriculture, agribusiness, and agtech. The purpose of this show is agricultural career discovery, agribusiness professional development, and relevant insights for all interested in the agriculture industry. Our hope is that through this podcast, you will find your place in modern agriculture. Maybe that is through finding your career, improving your business, or getting better at your job. Visit AgGrad.com today to get connected to people and caree ...
 
Welcome to the Future of Agriculture Podcast with Tim Hammerich. This show explores the people, companies, and ideas shaping the future of agribusiness. If you are curious about innovations in AgTech, rural entrepreneurship, agricultural sustainability, and food security, this is the show for you! For more details on the guests featured on this show, visit the blog at www.FutureOfAg.com. Or, to learn more about career opportunities in agriculture, visit www.AgGrad.com Make sure you’re subscr ...
 
Mike Betts from the Food and Agriculture Innovators Podcast and formerly Investment Director at AgFunder sits down to interview entrepreneurs, investors and stakeholders from around the world building technology innovation to sustainably and profitably improve the global food system. Discover untold stories about how companies have been built, technologies on the horizon, where investors are seeing opportunities, and the challenges and opportunities abundant today as we work to feed the grow ...
 
Host Scott Jackman works with industry experts to demonstrate how to implement or improve a precision ag program. The goal of the podcast is to increase adoption of precision agriculture. In each episode, we will focus on a component of the precision ag industry and demonstrate how it can be used to improve the bottom line. We will give practical examples and solutions that growers and agronomists can use to make or save money in their operations.
 
This podcast takes a 360° view into emerging agriculture technologies by creating dialogue among stakeholders in academia, industry, growers, producers, Extension specialists, the overall agriculture sustainability community, and other important stakeholders. Join us with host, Adrian Percy, as we present this information in an engaging format encompassing multiple viewpoints and more as we explore AgTech together. @AgTech360 agtech360@gmail.com go.ncsu.edu/CERSA southernipm.org
 
What will you be eating in 2050? How will it get to your table? How we grow, purchase, and eat our food is changing. New technologies and food products are playing a key role in shaping that change. In this podcast, we speak to the people driving that future, from entrepreneurs and venture capital investors, to farmers and food businesses. Welcome to Future Food!
 
Interested in the future of the food industry? Meet the visionaries that are changing how, what and where we eat. Startup founders talk with Andrew Ive from @foodxhealth and share stories of how their groundbreaking ideas were born, challenges they overcame and plans for their inevitable world domination. Industry heavyweights speak their minds on current trends and drop knowledge for aspiring entrepreneurs. FOOD-X pairs innovative food business startups with passionate, accomplished experts ...
 
The Vertical Farming Podcast is the #1 show dedicated to the Vertical Farming market. Tune in every week for fascinating conversations with CEOs, Founders and luminaries from the exciting and fast-growing world of Vertical Farming. Vertical farming is a revolutionary approach used to produce food and medicinal plants in vertically stacked layers such as in a skyscraper, used warehouse, or shipping container. It facilitates production of huge quantities of nutritious and quality fresh food wi ...
 
Connection to the Land O’Lakes, Inc. co-op means being part of something greater than yourself – working to benefit the communities around us and advancing technology to feed human progress. As a farmer-owned cooperative, we're a different kind of company united in a common cause. Join host Kim Olson as we explore the farmer-to-fork community in a range of topics and guests. Episodes are released monthly. Production copyright 2020 Land O'Lakes, Inc.
 
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If you’re looking at a career in agtech, chances are you’re going to spend time working with startups. But what’s it like to work IN an agtech startup? A fast-paced environment, no red tape, significant responsibility, and a big vision may come to mind. But there can be downsides, too, such as long hours and setbacks due to the inevitable trial and…
 
Around the new year I like to reflect on previous episodes and pull out insights that I think are important for the future of agriculture. As I reflected on the content from this past year, an insight became immediately clear: agtech has a long way to go. As much as we talk about the money that has poured into the industry and how much potential th…
 
Not only did Ellie Symes start her master’s degree program the same year that she was finishing her undergraduate degree at Indiana University, she also pioneered an ag start-up all about bees and agriculture’s pollination processes. Constantly moving throughout her childhood, Ellie has found a home in Indiana where she and her co-founder, Wyatt, c…
 
The overdue return of Charlie Robinson is here! Last time we talked about his great book, The Octopus Of Global Control. Today we discuss his latest release, The Controlled Demolition of The American Empire, authored with Jeff Berwick of Dollar Vigilante.Definitely hit up Charlie on Twitter while you can, and check out his great podcast, Macro-aggr…
 
Welcome to the Developer Deep Dive series! Sponsored by the Awesome Inc Developer Bootcamp and brought to you by Middle Tech. This Deep Dive series was created to shed light on the essential role developers play in the startup ecosystem. In this episode, we sat down with the co-founder of Silver Fern Group, Stephen VanWingerden, to discuss their te…
 
In recent years, the idea of farmers getting paid based on stewardship has really taken off. Whether that’s the discussion of companies paying for carbon sequestration, soil conservation, water quality or any other number of “ecosystem services”, it seems to be a trend that is not going away any time soon. But how much real demand is there for this…
 
Kenny Fahey is the Executive Director of Leading Harvest, a newly formed nonprofit organization at the vanguard of advancing sustainable agriculture, providing assurance programs comprised of standards, audit procedures, training and education, and reporting and claim offerings that are optimized for flexibility, scalability, and impact. Kenny shar…
 
Through his involvement in extracurricular events provided by his local California Farm Bureau chapter, Zane Peterson was able to be a part of logging industry conversations that provided him with the opportunity for legislative involvement that would shape his future career. A young forester, Zane’s parents were involved in the California timber i…
 
On this week's episode, we sat down with Twyman Clements, founder and CEO of Space Tango. Space Tango is putting automated science experiments on the International Space Station by partnering with NASA & SpaceX to carry their "cube labs" into orbit. We discuss Twyman's experience building a space company in Kentucky, the science that Space Tango is…
 
Episode Summary Join Harry Duran, host of Vertical Farming Podcast, as he welcomes to the show co-founder and Chief Science Officer (CSO) of Plenty, Nate Storey. Plenty is on a mission to bring fresh, local produce to communities everywhere in a way that’s better for the environment. In this episode, Harry and Nate discuss Plenty’s local field-scal…
 
A native of western Canada, Rosie Thoni had always grown up around agriculture and had been heavily involved in 4-H and junior cattle associations. Despite her love for Canada and the nearby, world-famous Calgary Stampede, Rosie knew that she was going to have to take a chance to follow her passion of being an agricultural communicator. A passion t…
 
Today we are joined by Naeem Zafar. Naeem is a 7x serial entrepreneur and 5x CEO, with multiple successful exits. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of TeleSense, an IoT company creating real-time wireless sensing and predictive analytics for the stored grain industry. TeleSense is a portfolio company of Fulcrum Global Capital and adds to their…
 
Tim and Tyler are on the other side of this episode! They share more about Nuss Farms' transition to regenerative ag on the PMA Takes on Tech Podcast, hosted by Vonnie Estes. Tune in to hear their latest thoughts on their farm and where regenerative ag is going. Show Notes: https://themodernacre.com/153…
 
Mitchell Hora’s first word was “corn,” which couldn’t be more fitting for this seventh generation Iowan farmer. In fact, in 2021, the Hora family will be celebrating 150 years of Hora family farming legacy and innovation in their hometown of Washington, Iowa. Mitchell still works closely with his father, trialing and experimenting with new processe…
 
Tim and Tyler are back with the final episode of The Modern Acre podcast of 2020. We talk through our biggest takeaways and lessons learned from this year, including our thoughts on the ag industry, our farm, and personal takeaways. Tune in and have a great new year! Thanks for listening! Show Notes: https://themodernacre.com/152…
 
Closing out the year is the return of one of the soundest sages of Southern California, the great Sofia Smallstorm. She's always had a good handle on health, medicine, consciousness, & the many things in this slice of the pie that one would find most useful in their 2020 navigation. Today, she returns to remind us of what we've forgotten, and schoo…
 
Check out another great ag podcast: www.OffIncome.com. Today’s episode is really one of those that I think embodies my vision for this show. It’s the vision you just heard me reference: where we take innovative ideas, in this case artificial intelligence, and we look at the point in which the meet practical realities. The reason this is so importan…
 
Greg Shewmaker is the co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Teak Origin, a food data company that collects actionable data to help consumers make better food decisions. Greg joins us to talk about his background in ecommerce, founding and developing the business at Teak Origin, and the role nutrient density will play in the food system. Tune i…
 
On this week's episode, we're joined by Middle Tech co-founder Nate Antetomaso to recap all that went on during season 3 and what we plan to accomplish in season 4. A lot happened in season 3 - we adapted to remote recording, recorded our 100th episode, grew the team to 10 people, and introduced new forms of content such as blogs and weekly livestr…
 
Episode Summary Join Harry Duran, host of Vertical Farming Podcast, as he welcomes to the show physicist, entrepreneur and self-proclaimed tinkerer, Henry Sztul. Henry is the Chief Science Officer at Bowery Farming, a modern farming company on an ambitious mission to transform the future of food and change the face of agriculture. In this episode, …
 
Glyphosate is one of the most infamous weed-killing ag chemicals in history, but it's also one of the defining pillars of our modern American agriculture. Connie and Sarah take on the end of glyphosate in today's more bite-sized discussion, considering the possible futures where the industry as a whole moves away from the chemical, by choice or not…
 
Alison McDowell is a mother and dedicated researcher studying the working parts of the World Economic Forum’s declared “Fourth Industrial Revolution” and the global takeover of industries and public policies by the central banks, multinational corporations, big tech technocrats and billionaire funded foundations.Follow Alison’s work at Wrench In Th…
 
How do you get a career in agriculture or agtech, when you’re not from a farming background? In this episode, we meet four women who’ve become agtech leaders, despite not having grown up on a farm. At the intersection of two largely white and male dominated industries (agriculture and tech), they have succeeded despite, as they say, ‘not looking th…
 
One of the biggest criticisms of ag tech and really many ag innovations in general is they often seem to be a solution that is looking for a problem rather than the alternative. This mismatch is often doomed to fail leaving many ag entrepreneurs frustrated. The Beef Alliance is trying to change that in the cattle feeding industry through their prog…
 
Scott has invested in Uber, Facebook, Slack, Square, Robinhood and others... there was probably more than 30 mins worth of stuff I could have learned. Before starting ACME, Scott was the co-founder of Sherpa Capital and before that he was head of Internet investment banking at Goldman Sachs. And now proudly part of the LA venture community!…
 
Lynne McTaggart is an award-winning journalist and the author of seven books, including the worldwide international bestsellers The Power of Eight, The Field, The Intention Experiment and The Bond, all considered seminal books of the New Science and now translated into some 30 languages. She’s consistently voted one of the world’s top 100 spiritual…
 
Alison Woitunski DiFiore is the Director of Small Farm Initiatives at FruitStand, which is a division of Apeel Sciences. FruitStand is an online platform that enables farmers to sell directly to customers with an emphasis on exotic fruit and unique crop varieties. Alison joins us to share about how her journey in farming ultimately led her to lead …
 
Land O’Lakes, Inc. includes 1,711 dairy family farmers. They are the backbone of our farmer-owned cooperative that has expanded to much more than butter in its nearly 100-year history. Before your food winds up on your dinner table, it takes a farmer to fork journey. In this episode, we trace the humble beginnings of that holiday cheese plate and t…
 
In this episode of The Startup Fundraising Journey, we discussed what happens after the investment takes place in the final installment titled “The Partnership”. All the stresses related to the transaction have passed and now you're faced with executing on the growth plan you put in front of your investors. It is always a challenging and stressful …
 
Episode Summary Join Harry Duran, host of Vertical Farming Podcast, as he welcomes to the show President and CEO of Unfold, Dr. John Purcell. John has dedicated his life to helping farmers safely and sustainably grow food using less of the earth’s natural resources. In his new role as President and CEO of Unfold Bio, John is continuing this same mi…
 
Victory Farms is a Tilapia farming operation on Lake Victoria in Kenya. Since it was founded in 2015 it has become the largest fish farm in East Africa and is now the fastest growing Tilapia Farm in all of Africa. Joseph Rehmann is the CEO and founder of Victoria Farms and joins us today to share his journey towards becoming an innovative entrepren…
 
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