NMotion kicked off its first Food and AgTech specific cohort for the fall. The cohort will be based out of Innovation Campus for the next 7 weeks with a final presentation on December 18th at Nebraska Champions Club.
Check out the five companies below!
Dynamic Motion designs and manufactures self-driving robots for automatic detection and safe disposal of dead chickens on farms. Dynamic Motion virtually eliminates the daily four-to-six-hour process of manually removing dead chickens from their flock. Dynamic Motion is currently live-testing its prototype unit with chicken farmers in Nebraska.
Ensign Beverage brews, cans and distributes a line of kombucha beverages. Ensign currently produces seven varieties of kombucha ranging from Hopped Up Green (flavored with local Nebraska hops) to Black Stone Fruit (a more fruit-forward kombucha). Ensign’s beverages are low sugar, gluten-free, and non-alcoholic. In 2019, Ensign Beverage produced 60.5 bbls (1875.5 gals) of kombucha. Ensign Beverage is owned and operated by No Coast Brewing Company, also the parent of First Street Brewing Company.
Grow with the Flow designs and manufactures Top Crop–an indoor hydroponic farming system. Top Crop’s plug-and-play grow towers allow anyone to grow fresh vegetables in the comfort of their home. Top Crop’s proprietary design provides plants adequate water, nutrients, and access to light for maximum harvest in as little as two weeks. Grow with the Flow’s technology is based on the founder’s 10 years of experience owning and operating a 10-acre aquaponic farm.
Tiiga’s powdered beverage mix combines fruit from the Baobab tree with electrolytes to provide superior hydration to athletes. Consumers add Tiiga’s natural hydration enhancer to water for a performance sports beverage. Tiiga is fully developed and first sales will commence in January 2020.
Crop Tech Solutions consistently delivers farmers 5-8% more yield off predictions made before seeds are purchased. Crop Tech Solutions’ algorithm enables precise, efficient and effective management of resources on an acre-by-acre basis, driving an average 7x ROI. Crop Tech Solutions is currently deployed on 40,000 acres across 37 farms.