MEMPHIS, TENN. (PRWEB) AUGUST 16, 2018
GroGuru is completing first row crops trials in Tennessee through the AgLaunch Farmer Network and was a featured startup demonstration at the AgLaunch Model Farm Innovation Field Day in Memphis, Tennessee. At this event dozens of farmers and investors spent the day learning about new and innovative technologies that can revolutionize the way that growers can save money while improving crop yield and quality. The GroGuru team was able to show their innovative precision soil monitoring system, and discuss their breakthrough wireless underground technology. “We greatly appreciate the opportunity to participate in the AgLaunch field day, and look forward to future collaboration with AgLaunch and it’s network of farmers in the delta region,” said Patrick Henry, president and CEO of GroGuru.
AgLaunch connects entrepreneurs with growers to create innovative agriculture solutions and forge farms of the future capable of meeting the demands of an ever-growing population. A major component of the AgLaunch work is its Farmer Network which pools the resources of leading edge farmers across multiple states who incubate new agtech companies and provide field trials and scaling support. “We continue to be impressed by GroGuru’s thoughtful approach towards addressing new segments of the agriculture market,” said Pete Nelson, President & Executive Director AgLaunch. “GroGuru’s technical and operational expertise and traction in the specialty crops industry are a great starting point to work with the extensive row crop network that AgLaunch represents.”
GroGuru was one of a six companies selected to participate in two Model Farm Innovation Field Days based on the initial results of field trials conducted in Tennessee and the surrounding region. Attendees included large farm management and farm operations interested in connecting the latest technologies with their farms, as well as farm-focused investment companies.
GroGuru, Inc. is a privately held company based in San Diego, CA focused on enabling farmers to optimally use water and fertilizer with an innovative hardware-enabled Software as a Service (Saas) solution. The GroGuru solution is analogous to giving growers X-Ray vision to the water in the ground. For more information, visit the GroGuru website at http://www.groguru.com.
AgLaunch connects entrepreneurs with growers to create innovative agriculture solutions and forge farms of the future capable of meeting the demands of an ever-growing population. AgLaunch envisions a transformed regional agriculture and food economy centered around farmers, innovation and equity. AgLaunch attracts, creates, and grows AgTech startups, facilitates the development of new agriculture and food value-chains, and builds collaborative farmer networks, with a commitment to intentional inclusion. For more information, visit the AgLaunch website at http://www.aglaunch.com.