Unreasonable Impact | Changing the Way the World Grows Food: Q&A with Agrivi

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Unreasonable Impact | Changing the Way the World Grows Food: Q&A with Agrivi

by Aubrey Sanders

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 7:45am

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Of the 570 million farms worldwide, 90 percent are run by individuals or by a family and rely on family labor for operations. For these small-scale farmers, the greatest obstacle to productivity and profit is often a lack of access to basic knowledge about best practices.

In addition to focusing on optimizing their yields, farmers must constantly monitor weather forecasts, protect their crops against pests and disease, manage labor and hiring, meet with consultants and customers, track inventory, and balance books; an understandably daunting menu of demands for many who inherited, rather than selected, their profession.

What might agriculture look like if farmers all over the world could open-source their knowledge base in order to build on and draw from iterative best practices that evolve in real-time? How much more food could be produced, and at what quality? How many lives would be positively impacted?

Matija Zulj set out to address these questions when he founded Agrivi, a Cloud-based farm management software that equips farmers with the tools and knowledge they need to run farms efficiently, sustainably, and profitably.

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CAMPAIGN: Entrepreneurs

CONTENT: Blog