Screen Shot 2017-05-23 at 9.17.04 AM

ATW Session Spotlight: How Can AgTech Tackle the Farm Labor Crisis?


Panel: How Can AgTech Tackle the Farm Labor Crisis?


Jeffrey Steen, Partner, Kachina LLC & Ecosa Properties


Alan Boyce, Executive Chairman, Materra Farming Company
Jacob Carter
, Managing Member, Tellus Partners
Dan Rothrock
, Former Controller, Stemilt Growers

In mature agriculture markets, where wages can exceed $15/hour, managing labor has become a top priority. This is a development over the last decade and is impacting both crops that are labor intensive to tend, sort, or in areas where a significant number of immigrants make up the labor force.

This panel will examine the trends and developments in software and hardware solutions that farmers are utilizing to meet the challenges inherent to the current labor environment. You will hear the perspective of the farmer and the investor.

Learn more about this and other sessions.

Join the Global AgInvesting Community

Share your email to be notified about upcoming events, receive leading industry news and more.