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Welcome to the Future of Agriculture Podcast with Tim Hammerich. This show looks into the diversity that is agriculture and agribusiness. The global population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050 and agriculture is expected to produce more with less land and less water. Agribusiness will be part of the future to constantly innovate and finding sustainable ways of meeting the challenges of tomorrow. Visit AgGrad.com today to get connected to careers in the agriculture industry.

Welcome to the Future of Agriculture Podcast with Tim Hammerich. This show looks into the diversity that is agriculture and agribusiness. The global population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050 and agriculture is expected to produce more with less land and less water. Agribusiness will be part of the future to constantly innovate and finding sustainable ways of meeting the challenges of tomorrow. Visit AgGrad.com today to get connected to careers in the agriculture industry.
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Welcome to the Future of Agriculture Podcast with Tim Hammerich. This show looks into the diversity that is agriculture and agribusiness. The global population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050 and agriculture is expected to produce more with less land and less water. Agribusiness will be part of the future to constantly innovate and finding sustainable ways of meeting the challenges of tomorrow. Visit AgGrad.com today to get connected to careers in the agriculture industry.

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Episodes

FOA 175: Precision Ag Decision Support with Anastasia Volkova of FluroSat

10/16/2019
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Anastasia Volkova is the CEO and Founder of FluroSat, a company that provides scientifically-proven solutions to common agricultural problems through advanced remote sensing technologies and data from both airborne and satellite platforms. She is also an aeronautical engineer and obtained her Ph.D. in Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the University of Sydney. Anastasia uses her vast academic knowledge as well as experience in project management in various...

Duration:00:44:59

FOA 174: Bringing People to the Table to Innovate in Animal Agriculture with Kerryann Kocher

10/9/2019
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FOA174 Bringing People to the Table to Innovate in Animal Agriculture with Kerryann Kocher Kerryann Cocher is a Principal at Rock Road Consulting, a practice that focuses on improving the translation of science and technology into something that will give value to farmers, ranchers, and other producers. Kerryann specializes in helping struggling ag businesses to be competitive again by providing re-engineering solutions. She is also an expert on animal health, feed ingredients, and...

Duration:00:39:46

FOA 173: Real Meat Without the Animal with Mike Selden of Finless Foods

10/2/2019
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Mike Selden is the Co-Founder and CEO of Finless Foods, a startup that aims for a more sustainable future through advanced cellular agriculture technologies. Their projects revolve around growing fish meat and other seafood products from cells. Mike is a trained biochemist and has experience working as a researcher and educator. He also has researched numerous ways to solve food crises in Africa as well as marine conservation in South East Asia. Mike joins us to explain the many benefits...

Duration:00:48:57

FOA 172: Profitable and Sustainable Agriculture at Scale with Shonda Warner of Chess Ag Full Harvest Partners

9/25/2019
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Shonda Warner is the Owner of Chess Ag Full Harvest Partners, an asset management business that specializes in investing in the agricultural industry. She has over 25 years of experience in financial asset management and once held the position of Executive Director at Goldman Sachs. Shonda gained experience in trading grains from her career at Cargill in Kansas City and Minneapolis. Shonda joins me today to discuss how Chess Ag Full Harvest works and how it makes investing in...

Duration:00:31:39

FOA 171: Synthetic Biology with Dr. John Cumbers of SynBioBeta

9/18/2019
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Dr. John Cumbers is the founder of SynBioBeta. SynBioBeta prides itself as the premier innovation network for innovators, investors, entrepreneurs, and biological engineers. Their focus is introducing synthetic biology innovations to improve the human condition and make life more sustainable. John is a recipient of multiple grants and awards from NASA and the National Academy of Sciences for his work in the industry. He received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and...

Duration:00:33:14

FOA 170: Genetic Testing for Soil with Dr. Poornima Parameswaran of Trace Genomics

9/11/2019
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Dr. Poornima Parameswaran is the President and Co-Founder of Trace Genomics. Trace Genomics is a company that based its business around mapping living soil, analyzing its microbial content, and helping growers maximize yield potential without sacrificing sustainability. Poornima’s goal is to build the world’s most massive actionable body of soil intelligence, allowing even ordinary farmers to have access to expert information on what’s underground. Poornima earned her Ph.D. in Microbiology...

Duration:00:39:53

FOA 169: Investing in Farmland with Carter Malloy of AcreTrader

9/4/2019
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Carter Malloy is the Founder and CEO of AcreTrader, an online platform that seeks to provide a bridge that connects investors and farm sellers. Before starting his company, Carter was a successful Managing Director at Stephens Inc., a large private investment bank. His passion for conservation and agriculture was drawn from his experience growing up in an Arkansas farming family. This passion eventually led to founding AcreTrader. Carter joins me to share what AcreTrader can do for farm...

Duration:00:33:07

FOA 167: Farming in Space with Dr Ray Wheeler of NASA

8/21/2019
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Dr. Ray Wheeler is NASA’s Plant Physiologist and the lead for Advanced Life Support Research activities in the Exploration Research and Technology Program at Kennedy Space Center. He began his career at NASA in 1988 and the bulk of his research revolved around the use of hydroponic techniques for space farming experiments. One of Ray’s goals is to allow humanity to grow safe and nutritious crops off the Earth. Ray joins me today to discuss some of NASA’s recent developments regarding...

Duration:00:41:46

FOA 166: Food 5.0 with Serial Ag Entrepreneur Robert Saik

8/14/2019
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Robert Saik is a professional agriculture consultant, author, distinguished agrologist, and thought leader. He is a serial entrepreneur who has founded over 15 companies in the agriculture sector. His latest project, AGvisorPRO, is an app that seeks to instantly connect farmers with experts to help them with their queries and problems. Robert is also the CEO of DOT Farm Solutions, a company that specializes in the development of autonomous robotic farming equipment. Robert joins me...

Duration:00:40:11

Future of Agriculture 165: Irrigating Confidently with Lee Addams of CropMetrics

8/7/2019
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Lee Addams is the CEO of CropMetrics, a company that pursues innovation in US irrigation services and provide smart irrigation solutions to growers. Lee has experience in business model innovation, business unit growth strategizing, enterprise-level sustainability strategizing, and public sector water resources. He obtained his Ph.D. in Geological and Environmental Sciences at Stanford University and is also a Post-Doc Fellow for Water Resources/International Development at Columbia...

Duration:00:37:21

062 AGL: Jonathan Hua

8/5/2019
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Duration:00:42:01

Future of Agriculture 164: Helping Farmers Sell Direct to Food Service with Chris Damico of Farm'd

7/31/2019
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Chris Damico is the CEO and Founder at Farm’d. Farm’d is described as an online platform that enables farmers to connect to local buyers directly. The idea was born from annual price hikes, long transits, and expensive middlemen. Chris’ company benefit farmers through their transparency in market prices and profitability, as well as offer convenient ways to confirm and adjust orders in real time. Chris joins me today to describe how Farm’d works and how farmers can join the platforms....

Duration:00:28:34

Future of Agriculture 163: Irrigation Technology with Leif Chastaine of Waterbit

7/24/2019
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Leif Chastaine is the Co-founder and COO of WaterBit. WaterBit is a precision ag irrigation company that wants to solve farming problems through its Automated Irrigation Solution technology. Before Leif cofounded WaterBit, he founded and helped grow other companies in the IoT and photography industry. He obtained his BBA in Production and Operations Management from Boise State University. Leif joins me today to explain how WaterBit can help farmers gather water data through their sensor...

Duration:00:35:09

Future of Agriculture 162: Cannabis Inputs with Dr Colin Bell of Mammoth Microbes

7/17/2019
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Dr. Colin Bell is the Co-founder and Chief Growth Officer at Growcentia, a company that specializes in microbial plant bio-stimulants and the developers of Mammoth Microbes. Mammoth Microbes is a product designed to help cultivators find solutions for problems ranging from soil health to crop profitability. He left his position as Research Scientist I at Colorado State University to run a startup that is set to revolutionize the way the ag world looks at microbes. Colin obtained his Ph.D....

Duration:00:36:19

Future of Agriculture 161: California Water Law with Adam Borchard of ACWA

7/10/2019
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Adam Borchard is a Regulatory Advocate for the Association of California Water Agencies or ACWA. ACWA is an organization that seeks to inform Californians regarding their water supply and its policies. He has been actively representing California’s best interests in water policies for over five years and experienced drafting memoranda on various water-related acts in their state. Adam obtained his Juris Doctor in Environmental, Water, Public Agency Law from the University of the Pacific -...

Duration:00:35:07

Future of Agriculture 160: Moonshot Ag Innovations via Corporate Joint Venture with Mike Miille of Joyn Bio

7/3/2019
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Dr. Michael Miille is the CEO of Joyn Bio. Joyn Bio is a startup joint venture of Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks. The goal of Joyn Bio is to answer the challenges of agricultural sustainability with synthetic biology. Michael has extensive experience when it comes to leading companies, having served at top level positions ranging from COO and CFO to Director and General Manager since 1995. He obtained his Ph.D. in Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry from UC Davis and a BS in Biological...

Duration:00:39:08

Future of Agriculture 159: Water Economics with Dr David Zetland

6/26/2019
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Dr. David Zetland is a university lecturer, blogger, and economy researcher. He currently teaches at Leiden University College - The Hague as a lecturer in political-economy. He is the creator of the Aguanomics blog, a site that focuses on topics on the different ways people manage, use, and abuse water. David obtained his Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from UC Davis and has earned extensive experience regarding water economy and water policy. David joins me today to discuss...

Duration:00:42:07

Future of Agriculture 158: New Zealand Ag Innovation with Stu Bradbury of Sprout Agritech Accelerator

6/19/2019
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Stu Bradbury is a Strategy Adviser at Sprout Agritech Accelerator, New Zealand’s top-rated ag startup accelerator. They back startups that offer bold and innovative solutions to some of agriculture’s biggest problems. Stu’s role is to identify their country’s most promising startup companies as well as mentor and help them grow to success. He has extensive experience in product commercialization and services in the agricultural sector. Stu joins me today to discuss the ag startup...

Duration:00:42:12

Future of Agriculture 157: Tackling Tough Questions about AgTech with Renee Vassilos

6/12/2019
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Renee Vassilos is an Agricultural Economist and Regenerative Catalyst. She is the Founder of Banyan Innovation Group, an agribusiness consulting company that support startups in the agriculture sector through market sizing, business model and development, and strategy. Renee has over 15 years of experience working with multinational and government companies such as John Deere and the USDA. Renee joins me to discuss the current startup climate in the agricultural industry. She shares her...

Duration:00:43:49