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F³ (Farm-Fish-Food) Tech Pre-Accelerator

A free six-week program is offered online from June 4 to July 18. The program is designed to help entrepreneurs, students and start-ups define and develop ideas to demonstrate proof-of-concept for business models or technologies in the emerging F³ Tech sectors of agriculture, aquaculture and environmental science.

How One Iowa AgriTech Accelerator Alum Found a Valuable Mentor from Unexpected Field

Amos Peterson is founder and CEO of FarrPro. After realizing that keeping piglets warm is an essential and challenging issue in hog rearing, Peterson, who grew up inventing ways to get out of chores on his family farm in Iowa, invented technology to better manage the heating of farrowing crates for the hog industry.