KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Dairy Farmers of America, a national farmer-owned dairy cooperative, recently announced sponsorship of the 2017 Sprint Accelerator, an innovative program that helps accelerate and grow startup businesses.
DFA’s program will focus on startups in the AgTech arena, which can offer support and foster technologies to help manage the cooperative’s nationwide operations.
Specifically, the cooperative is looking for AgTech startups with applications related to any portion of the dairy value chain, including, but not limited to, product testing, data management, herd health and management, supply chain optimization, sustainability and traceability.
As a sponsoring company for the Accelerator, DFA will provide mentorship, connections and resources to help accelerate the growth of the AgTech startups selected.
Applications are available at www.sprintaccelerator.com. The program will begin April 3, 2017.