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    Date submitted
  • 06-Feb-2018

Apiary Agriculture

Abstract

We provide farmers with on-site, eco-friendly biological reactors that use earthworms and microbes to convert agricultural waste (manure, crop residue, vegetable refuse) into potent, valuable fertilizer.

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Who is your customer?

Our customers are farmers that want to eliminate their agricultural waste as well as gardening and plant care enthusiasts that want an eco-friendly, safe way to fertilize and treat their plants.

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

This solves the waste management problem on farms and also provides ready to use, local fertilizer for people to use.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

Because our bioreactors are easy to use, onsite, and can handle a lot of waste they are strides ahead of any of our competitors and also offer farmers the unique benefit of making revenue from their waste. A benefit not readily available before us.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

Our team includes a business major with robust experience with startups as well as accounting experience to keep us financially grounded. Additionally, our CEO is a PhD student researching waste management methods and the relationship between microorganisms and plant growth, both of which are central to the services that our company has to offer.