Chris Chammoun, the Director of Agricultural Technology (AgTech) at the Center of Innovation joins Derrick Teal, editor-in-chief in discussing how Georgia’s Center of Innovation feeds the world, creates a home in retail for grandma’s recipes, dissects and explains the state’s agricultural industry, and much more.
Increasing attention toward improving domestic crop production will significantly influence the biostimulants market expansion, which is expected to record over $6.5 billion in annual remuneration by 2028.
Plenty uses highly automated technology to grow produce year round
January 26, 2022
Kukutai has been an investor in Plenty and a part of Plenty’s Board of Directors since September 2016. Prior to his work with Plenty and Finistere, Kukutai served as executive chairman of PKW Farms, a successfully diversified investment entity involved in dairy farming and aquaculture activities in New Zealand, Asia and Australia.
The pandemic brought a wave of challenges with everything from labor to logistics. Yet, as consumer interest in fresh produce increased by more than 10% in 2020, fruit suppliers, scientists, horticulturists and growers are overcoming these setbacks to usher in a new period of efficiency and innovation.