28 episodes

Join us in Season 3 as we dive deep into the transformative power of data in agribusiness. Discover AI's breakthroughs, the nuances of digitisation, and the brilliant minds pushing boundaries in the commodities space. With engaging conversations and industry insights, it's a journey through the cutting-edge of grain tech and beyond.

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    • 4.3 • 6 Ratings

Join us in Season 3 as we dive deep into the transformative power of data in agribusiness. Discover AI's breakthroughs, the nuances of digitisation, and the brilliant minds pushing boundaries in the commodities space. With engaging conversations and industry insights, it's a journey through the cutting-edge of grain tech and beyond.

    Lucy Cornish on Refining the Grain Value Chain at AgriDigital

    Lucy Cornish on Refining the Grain Value Chain at AgriDigital

    In this bonus episode of Harvestable, join Emma Weston as she engages in a thought-provoking discussion with Lucy Cornish, Chief Operating Officer at AgriDigital. Lucy, with over five years of experience at AgriDigital, delves into the transformation from a traditional grain supply chain to a dynamic grain value chain. She shares insights on effective operational strategies in a tech company, from running efficient meetings to implementing agile sprint and scrum methodologies.

    Explore AgriDigital's journey as one of the pioneers in cloud-based solutions for agriculture, and how the understanding and application of data have matured among customers. Lucy discusses how product usage data is being leveraged to optimise customer experience and guide future development, especially during critical periods like harvest season.

    This episode also touches on how AgriDigital prepares for harvest internally, utilising AI to scale efforts and manage the variability and intensity of the season. Looking ahead, Lucy talks about the future of AgriDigital in the context of data and AI, emphasising the growing need for interconnected data systems and collaboration across supply chain participants to enhance industry efficiency and data insights.

    • 30 min
    Bridie Ohlsson at Geora: Advancing Green Finance in Farming

    Bridie Ohlsson at Geora: Advancing Green Finance in Farming

    Join us in this fascinating Harvestable episode where Ben Reid, co-founder of AgriDigital, welcomes Bridie Ohlsson, CEO and co-founder of Geora. Bridie's journey is nothing short of remarkable, beginning her career fresh out of university at AgriDigital and swiftly evolving into a leading figure in agricultural technology.

    In this episode, Bridie shares her transition from law to leading Geora, and how her work on a blockchain project at AgriDigital evolved into the inception of Geora. Learn about Geora's mission to support agriculture through innovative digital infrastructure, enhancing trust and delivering finance to farmers globally.

    Bridie delves into how Geora is harnessing blockchain technology, not just as a sophisticated database but as a tool for creating decentralised, integral, and auditable agricultural data. This approach is crucial in a sector where impact and outcomes significantly influence the bottom line for businesses and farmers.

    Discover Geora's role in connecting proof of farm practices with financial products, and how they're working with major banks like NAB to integrate green loans that reward and incentivise climate positive and sustainable farming practices. Bridie also discusses Geora's efforts in providing farmers with tools for benchmarking and adopting greener practices, emphasising that the most profitable farming methods can and should also be the most environmentally friendly.

    This episode offers insights into the future of risk and credit models in agricultural finance, underlining the increasing importance of transparent and sustainable farming practices driven by data.

    Tune in to understand how Bridie and Geora are shaping a new era in agricultural data usage, where every piece of information contributes to a more sustainable and profitable future.

    • 30 min
    Andrew Tighe of Boolah Farms & Pure Grain: Data Dynamics in Agribusiness

    Andrew Tighe of Boolah Farms & Pure Grain: Data Dynamics in Agribusiness

    In the latest epsiode of Harvestable, guest host Jins Kadwood, AgriDigital's Chief Technology and Data Officer, sits down with Andrew Tighe, CFO of Boolah Farms and Pure Grain. With a background in farming and extensive international corporate experience, including as CFO of MARS group in Japan, Andrew shares his insights on the data-driven strategies of Boolah Farms and Pure Grain. The episode delves into their innovative joint venture model for farm management, the mechanics of direct grain trade facilitation, and the vital role of data in both enterprises. Tune in to hear about the strategic investments in data, the increasing demand for transparent and sustainable practices, and the potential impact of AI and predictive modelling in agribusiness. Andrew also underscores the importance of fostering data literacy among team members, ensuring everyone is part of this transformative journey.

    • 23 min
    Anna Falkiner of Cropify: Smart Classification for Objective Testing of Pulse & Grain Crops

    Anna Falkiner of Cropify: Smart Classification for Objective Testing of Pulse & Grain Crops

    In the latest episode of Harvestable, AgriDigital co-founder Ben Reid is joined by Anna Falkiner, CEO and Co-Founder of Cropify. With a farming background, Anna, alongside her co-founder and husband Andrew Hannon, who brings two decades of direct experience in the grain industry, is at the forefront of revolutionising pulse and grain classification.

    Anna's transition from her farming origins through to a global marketing role in the wine industry and in her own consulting business has uniquely equipped her to tackle long-standing challenges in the grain supply chain.

    Starting with early testing in 2019, Cropify has now developed an impressive prototype, using AI and machine learning to eliminate subjective testing in pulse and grain crops. Beginning with the intricate task of classifying lentils, Cropify's technology shows promise for a wider application across various crops. This approach offers remarkable accuracy, considerably decreasing the time required for crop classification, enhancing supply chain efficiency.

    Join us to discover how Anna and Cropify, with their cloud-based intelligence and industry-leading imaging technology, are redefining smart classification standards in the agricultural sector.

    • 18 min
    Joel Robbie of Trace on the Carbon Footprint Equation: From Numbers to Nature

    Joel Robbie of Trace on the Carbon Footprint Equation: From Numbers to Nature

    Join AgriDigital's Emma Weston as she engages with Joel Robbie, Head of Sales and Growth at Trace, in the latest episode of Harvestable.

    With a background steeped in financial services and personal interest in climate solutions, Joel offers an in-depth view on the crucial role of data in calculating and managing a business's carbon footprint.

    Trace doesn't just measure carbon emissions; it also helps chart a course for their reduction. From discussing basic carbon definitions and emission factors to emphasising the importance of transparency in climate reporting, Joel provides valuable insights.

    Tune in for a compelling exploration into how data is shaping the future of business sustainability and paving the way for net zero achievements.

    • 21 min
    Andrew Slatter Unveils Viridis Ag's Data Strategy: Mastering Broad-Acre Crop Analytics

    Andrew Slatter Unveils Viridis Ag's Data Strategy: Mastering Broad-Acre Crop Analytics

    In a special extended episode of Harvestable, Emma Weston, co-founder of AgriDigital, sits down with Andrew Slatter, CEO of Viridis Ag. This insightful 30-minute conversation breaks our usual 15-minute chat format to delve deeper into Viridis Ag's operations.

    Managing over 100,000 hectares across 12 farms, this broad-acre dryland cropping enterprise exemplifies how to leverage data for impactful decision-making.

    From practical data application at the paddock level to strategic financial planning, Andrew shares how turning data into a cornerstone of modern farming can lead to efficiency and market adaptability.

    • 29 min

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