The drought in California, North Dakota and South Dakota is having an impact on beekeepers and honeybees. Listen in to my conversation with former president of the American Beekeeping Federation and the California State Beekeepers Association, and former chair of the National Honey Board, Gene Brandi.
Call for Applications: Startup Europe Smart Agrifood Summit
Startup Europe Smart Agrifood Summit is a world class community of entrepreneurs, advisors and investors that invests in early-stage startups in AgriFood ecosystem, led by seasoned entrepreneurs that are working to solve the world’s greatest challenges in value chain agrifood with technology, while leading the sustainability revolution.
We select 300 startups to join our intensive 2 days (Jun, 20 to 21) Start-ups will engage with our international team of advisors, successful entrepreneurs and investors in unique daily activities that are designed to help entrepreneurs gain new perspective and focus.
However, your time in Malaga is merely the beginning of your journey with us - you will become a life-long member of our cohesive community. Together, we will work tirelessly to solve the world’s greatest challenges, using the tools of an entrepreneur.
Projects in any of the following areas could be chosen: 1. Agriculture 2. Livestock 3. Fishing 4. Food and Catering 5. Agrifood distribution 6. Circular Economy 7. Blockchain 8. Agri-food hardware and software 9. Artificial intelligence applied to agriculture 10. Beekeeping 11. Sensor Systems 12. IoT 13. Food sales and distribution. 14. The shared economy. 15. Young Farmers 16. Agrifood in Africa and Latin America 17. Others
Application Deadline: June 15, 2019
Illustration Photo: Through this new tag, Starbucks' consumers worldwide will be able to take a photo of the bag of coffee, run the photo through a search engine, and receive information that identifies the locality where the coffee was grown. This is the first global use of this technology. (credits: Nena Terrell, USAID Ethiopia / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0))