Australian start-up company and Food Agility partner, The Yield, has won a major international award for innovation in agricultural technology.
The award was made by AgFunder, the US-based platform for financiers looking to invest in food and agriculture technology companies.
Winners were chosen following input from AgFunder’s 25,000-strong global people network.
The Yield, which was founded in 2014, combines real-time microclimate data and analytics, to power easy-to-use apps so growers can make better and faster decisions. The Yield has a unique capability to make highly-localised predictions using artificial intelligence.
The Yield’s first solution was in the oyster industry and it is now pivoting into agriculture. It agricultural growing conditions app is available for Apple and Android users.
The Yield, is making waves in agriculture circles for its data analytics and innovative interfaces. It has been credited with 'taking the guess work out of growing'.