A pitch competition held in Annapolis last week had an eye toward innovation on the farm – whether the growing was on land or water.
For the first time, the Rural Maryland Council Summit included the AgPitch Competition. Westminster-based MidAtlantic Farm Credit was an organizer of the Dec. 1 event. The pitch competition featured five entrepreneurs.
“We received applications from nearly 40 creative and innovative entrepreneurs looking to make a positive impact on the agriculture industry,” said Andrew Rose, marketing manager with MidAtlantic Farm Credit, and one of the founders of AgPitch. “Narrowing them down to the top five was a difficult task, but we’ve never been more certain that the future of the industry is in good hands.”
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