Rx Maker develops crops, soils, and weather algorithms that will be used to create new data layers. These new data layers will be used to drive selection of crops, crop varieties, fertilizer nutrients, soil amendments, and biological products as well as their respective application rates to agricultural production fields.

Location: Durham, NC
Site: www.rxmaker.com

Newton RFID

Newton RFID is an animal identification and mobile records management company which provides vital records about a horse, from an injected microchip.

Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Site: www.equipassid.com


Cattlog empowers ranchers to buy and sell cattle anytime, anywhere with an online marketplace backed by 3rd party escrow and arbitration.

Location: Mississippi
Site: www.cattlog.com


GroGuru is revolutionizing soil and irrigation management for agriculture through a monitoring system, which allows for irrigation recommendations that has been scaled in vegetables and is expanding into row crops.

Location: Fresno, California
Site: www.groguru.com


Farmers today connect with their local, trusted agribusiness consultants for help adopting and implementing new technologies, practices, and biological advancements – a network of support resulting from our evolving agriculture industry. AgriSync simplifies communication between advisors and their farmer customers.

Location: Waukee, Iowa
Site: www.agrisync.com


WISRAN is an agtech company providing live farming with an action-based business and process intelligence and measuring time variations of farming activities. WISRAN is developing a software-as-a-service platform to increase agricultural operation efficiency, initially targeting improving worker productivity and agricultural machinery logistics.

Location: Milpitas, California
Site: webdev.wisran.com


Swinetech uses advanced algorithms and acoustic engineering to detect when a piglet is in distress by analyzing its squeals. In the moment of a crushing event, the SmartGuard® monitor communicates to the SmartGuard® wearable to tell the sow to stand up.

Location: New Sharon, Iowa
Site: swinetechnologies.com


Rantizo is solving spray drift by using a drone mounted electrosprayer.  The electrically charged spray will wrap around and completely coat the top and bottom of leaves.  This small payload can be delivered via drone, which will spot apply chemicals and fertilizers exactly where they are needed. This technology will significantly reduce spray drift and soil compaction.

Location: Iowa City, Iowa
Site: www.rantizo.com

Rabbit Tractors

Rabbit Tractors is building swarm-enabled, autonomous tractors that are approximately one-third the size and one-fourth the weight of normal tractors and spray rigs and capable of pulling implements as well as late-season spraying. The Rabbit Tractor solution involves the farmer actively managing the field operations of several small units from a similar dashboard as they currently manage when driving their current tractor but located on their laptop.

Location: Cedar Lake, Indiana
Site:  www.rabbittractors.com

Earth Sense

EarthSense is a robotics and machine-learning startup that is currently providing its TerraSentia robots to seed breeders and crop scientists to help them create better crop varieties faster by getting more accurate trait data from field trials. EarthSense products currently in development will help farmers directly – including robots designed for field scouting as well as robots that can perform tasks such as weed removal throughout the season.

Location: Champaign, Illinois
Site: www.earthsense.co