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Producer-Led Innovation Challenge2020-12-14T10:43:32-05:00

Producer-Led
Innovation Challenge

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Indiana’s First AgTech Innovation Challenge!

Growth and innovation

Modern farm operations are inundated with data ranging from accounting to inventory to complex production data. This presents a significant opportunity that Indiana is uniquely positioned to solve.

Teams were challenged with solving these critical software needs for Indiana producers. The winning team received a $25,000 grand prize from the Purdue Foundry.

2020 Challenge Overview

Instead of seeing insights across a farm, producers are looking at data pieced together from a complex network of farm-specific software and consumer software such as Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets. This disconnected reality costs countless hours annually in duplicative work.

The Producer-Led Innovation Challenge is designed to create new solutions that solve these critical gaps in farm management software.

1

Reduce manual data entry (typically conducted in Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets or similar) by automating the aggregation of data from farm operating systems

2

Make it possible to quickly validate data quality (examples: field-level information, seed inventory, accounting entries, etc.)

3

Automate alert notifications based on farmer-defined standards and user roles

4

Visualize data to quickly and easily make informed decisions

Evaluation Overview

Each submission will be evaluated against the following equally-weighted criteria:

Challenge Videos

Learn more about the Producer-Led Innovation Challenge in the videos below:

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