Six agri-tech entrepreneurs are today competing for a game-changing investment package to boost their business.
Launched by Farmers Guardian - and supported by BASF and Farm491 - the competition invites agricultural entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas to our panel of industry judges.
Six entrepreneurs with cutting-edge ideas and technologies to advance agriculture are battling it out in front of a panel of judges to win a £40,000 development prize.
Presenting at the Agri Innovation Day is:
Ensuring new and progressive technologies have an opportunity to thrive is one of the biggest challenges faced by any industry and Agri-Innovation Den aims to facilitate this growth within agriculture.
Sarah Carr from Farm491 said: "Today we see the final six of Agri Innovation Den battle it out to win a fantastic prize worth £40,000.
"The development package will be invaluable for the winner to gain exposure and make new contacts within the industry, which will be instrumental in developing a sustainable business for agriculture.
"Seeing a new cohort of innovative ideas coming forward this year just highlights how progressive the UK is in the AgriTech space and how dedicated we are to help the future of British Farming."
Harry Reynolds, marketing officer at BASF said: "With ever increasing restrictions and demands on our current agricultural landscape it is now more important than ever to find new innovations and solutions.
"We wish our finalists the best of luck."
Farmers Guardian Ben Briggs said: "The rate of technological change has definitely quickened within agriculture and has the potential to reshape the industry more than any other factor.
"While drones and driverless tractors often grab the headlines, it is the infield applications which are starting to revolutionise the way we farm and this will only continue to develop.
"On-farm data and the ability to instantly analyse decisions is also a step change for the industry and increasingly prevalent."
The winner’s package includes:
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