October 5, 2022

Agbotic Wins AgTech Breakthrough Award “Greenhouse Production System of the Year”

Competitive award for global innovation in agriculture and food technologies

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Agbotic, the leader in SmartFarm automation, today announced its 2022 AgTech Breakthrough Award for “Greenhouse Production System of the Year.” AgTech Breakthrough is a leading market intelligence organization that annually selects the best companies, technologies and products in the global agriculture and food markets. It performs the most comprehensive industry analysis including AgTech Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) with over 1,600 nominations from 15 countries in 2022.

Agbotic is building SmartFarms with a big data and deep learning model to grow local, organic crops year-round with the lowest food production costs in the industry and a leading regenerative climate footprint . The company’s patented automation and artificial intelligence capabilities integrate with traditional farms and renewable energy SmartGrids with a technology stack that extends into outdoor agriculture.

Because Agbotic grows in the ground, it can easily change crop type to grow leafy greens; culinary and medicinal herbs; root crops; and long cycle woody stem crops. Agbotic has successfully grown ginger, figs and inputs for herbal beverages and personal care products. Agbotic uses precision machinery to collect high-resolution data for machine learning to achieve consistent yield gains and lower production costs. Over the past year, Agbotic has generated yield gains of up to 100% on several crops and the production costs of a number of its crops are now competitive with outdoor chemical farming. .

“We are thrilled to win this AgTech Breakthrough award as news cycles are dominated by climate, inflation, food security and food prices. Our technology enables the production of local, safe and at low cost while sequestering carbon and cleaning the air, water and soil,” said Agbotic Founder John Gaus. the community scale to reinvigorate rural economies; produce healthier food at lower cost; reduce carbon; and clean the environment. Our decarbonized, denitrified and digitized approach does just that. One day soon, every community will want a SmartFarm.”

“The past two years remind us that food safety is paramount. Agbotic’s model has put healthy foods on hundreds of supermarket shelves and food trucks across New York State. We expect that it can do the same in many places with tremendous value for people and the planet.” said Bryan Vaughn, Managing Director, AgTech Breakthrough. “We congratulate Agbotic for their important work and this award.”

About Agbotic

Agbotic develops proprietary technology for distributed organic agriculture. The company’s systems for soil farming can grow more types of crops than hydroponic greenhouses and do so without the use of synthetic nitrogen. Agbotic grows crops without chemicals; with 90% less water; and uses a deep data learning model. Agbotic’s crops are certified organic by the USDA and the Real Organic Project. The company operates its first SmartFarm in Sackets Harbor, New York, and sells fresh produce throughout New York State and New England under its GoodHealthy® brand. The Company is expanding in North America and Europe and will establish manufacturing and distribution partners for other regions. www.agbotic.com

About AgTech Breakthrough

AgTech Breakthrough is a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership. The AgTech Breakthrough Awards program is dedicated to recognizing excellence in agricultural and food technologies, services, companies and products across the world. The AgTech Breakthrough Awards program provides a forum for public recognition for the achievements of AgTech companies and solutions in categories including Farm Management, Indoor Agriculture, FoodTech, Automation, IoT & Robotics, FoodTech, analytics and more. www.AgTechBreakthrough.com

Contact: John Gaus, [email protected], 315-778-9664

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