17 May 2020
Listen to veteran journalists Michael Hickins and Barbara Darrow interview AgroScout CEO Simcha Shore, on early detection as a key in detecting pests and diseases that threaten agricultural crops.
“Beat the Beetles”
When plant-eating beetles hide under leaves and plants show no visible signs of disease until it’s too late, detection is not an easy task for farmers. AgroScout, a start-up based in Israel, aims to solve this problem using drones, multispectral imaging and data science. CEO Simcha Shore explains how these different technologies come together to help farmers get a leg up.
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Funding for fermentation-based technology for the production of food colors