State of Agritech - 1st July 2023
In Today’s Edition:
1/ Inside Corteva’s Roots+
With Roots+, Corteva CE wants to accelerate its Roots channel relationship program forward to nurture the over-leveraged ag retailer ecosystem. This is interesting because it is orthogonal to Corteva’s global R&D efficiency-focused, product-driven digital gameplay. What could be its implications?
2/ When Bayer Met Cargill
What happens when Cargill’s Digital Saathi (which I profiled for subscribers on Sep’21) collaborates with Bayer’s “Better Life Farming Centers” (which I profiled for subscribers on Jan’22)? What would it take for this partnership to escape the seductive Agritech-Development death cycle?
Davidian Agritech Gameplays
3/ Making Sense of Rize
With UPL’s Nurture.Farm going under the wraps, joining UPL’s India Crop Protection Business alongside SWAL, its COO Dhruv Sawhney is ready for Rize, marking the next wave of climate-first agritech ventures.