Agtech startup FarmSense on 2 October, was named one of two winners in the 2023 Radicle Inclusion Challenge presented by Nutrien
As part of Radicle and Nutrien's initiative to drive diversity and inclusion within the commercial agriculture sector, winners were each awarded a US$750,000 investment at the 2023 Women in Agribusiness Summit (WIA), held in Nashville, TN.
In addition to the investment award, FarmSense will also gain access to valuable collaboration with senior executives at Radicle Growth and Nutrien as well as access to Radicle's company-building platform.
The company’s ‘FlightSensor’ is a revolutionary technology which utilises patented technology, computational entomology, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and real-time analytics to improve insect monitoring and crop management efforts.
"I am so proud of our diverse and innovative team who made this possible. FarmSense strongly believes that diversity and inclusion stand as beacons of future growth and innovation in commercial agriculture," said co-founder and CEO of FarmSense, Leslie Hickle. "Empowerment of historically marginalised groups will help sculpt a vibrant and robust landscape for generations to come."
For more information, visit: https://www.FarmSense.io