Biome Makers, a leading agtech company in soil health analysis and microbiome technology, on 17 August, announced its winning of the 'AgTech Data Analytics Solution of the Year' award at the fourth annual AgTech Breakthrough Awards programme conducted by leading market intelligence organisation, AgTech Breakthrough
The objective of the annual AgTech Breakthrough Awards programme is to conduct the industry’s most comprehensive analysis and evaluation of agricultural and food technology categories, including Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) based agricultural technologies, farm management, indoor farming, food quality, data analytics and many more. This year, the programme attracted more than 1,750 nominations from more than 15 different countries throughout the world.
By integrating advanced genomics, microbial network science, and machine learning, the Biome Maker BeCrop technology is able to analyse the entire soil microbiome and provide invaluable insights into specific functions performed by microorganisms. This allows farmers, crop advisors, ag input manufacturers, and retailers to make data-driven decisions for more than 180 crops across 45 countries, thereby ensuring optimal soil health.
“BeCrop is a reliable source of soil health intelligence and recommendations that makes it our ‘AgTech Data Analytics Solution of the Year’ winner. As we face the loss of one-third of arable soil worldwide, BeCrop shines,” said Bryan Vaughn, managing director, AgTech Breakthrough. “BeCrop plays a pivotal role in transforming agriculture for a more sustainable future by empowering the industry to leverage comprehensive soil data and AI to understand the critical role of soil microbiomes in food production.”
"With BeCrop, we are revolutionising agriculture and paving the way for a more sustainable and resilient food system,” said Biome Makers CEO and co-founder Adrian Ferrero, while expressing his gratitude to AgTech Breakthrough for the recognition.