INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Business) — An agriculture technology startup based in New Hampshire has been declared the winner of the 2021 Producer-Led Innovation Challenge from AgriNovus Indiana, the state’s initiative to help grow the agbioscience sector. Regrow Inc. was one of eight teams in the competition that seeks to find solutions stemming from farm-driven data.
This year’s challenge prompted teams to develop a software to help farmers take advantage of carbon markets.
“Entry into carbon markets is a complex process requiring verification of data that isn’t always accessible to farmers,” said Paul Hodgen, director at the Indiana Corn Marketing Council and a Putnam County farmer. “Creating a solution that allows for entry into these markets at different points based on an operation’s available data, allows for more transparency and participation going forward.”
Carbon markets allow farmers who…