Roth Capital Partners is pleased to invite you to our 2nd Annual AgTech Answers Event to be held at the 1 Hotel Central Park in New York City, NY on November 15th, 2022. This year's conference will consist of in person 1-on-1 / small group meetings with approximately 15 companies across the AgTech vertical as well as Analyst moderated fireside chats.
For more information visit:
- 22nd Century Group, Inc.
- Alico, Inc.
- American Vanguard Corporation
- AppHarvest, Inc.
- Benson Hill
- Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp.
- Blue Star Foods Corp.
- CubicFarm Systems Corp.
- Deveron Corp.
- Farmland Partners, Inc.
- Green Star Royalties
- GreenLight Biosciences Holdings
- Growers Edge
22nd Century Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: XXII)
22nd Century Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: XXII) is a leading agricultural biotechnology company focused on tobacco harm reduction, reduced nicotine tobacco and improving health and wellness through plant science. With dozens of patents allowing it to control nicotine biosynthesis in the tobacco plant, the Company has developed proprietary reduced nicotine content (RNC) tobacco plants and cigarettes, which have become the cornerstone of the FDA's Comprehensive Plan to address the widespread death and disease caused by smoking. The Company received the first and only FDA MRTP authorization of a combustible cigarette in December 2021. In tobacco, hemp/cannabis, and hop plants, 22nd Century uses modern plant breeding technologies, including genetic engineering, gene-editing, and molecular breeding to deliver solutions for the life science and consumer products industries by creating new, proprietary plants with optimized alkaloid and flavonoid profiles as well as improved yields and valuable agronomic traits. For more information visit the company's website at: www.xxiicentury.com
AgroFresh (NASDAQ: AGFS)
AgroFresh (NASDAQ: AGFS) is an AgTech innovator and global leader with a mission to prevent food loss/waste and conserve the planet's resources by providing a range of science-based solutions, data-driven digital technologies and high-touch customer services. AgroFresh supports growers, packers and retailers with solutions across the food supply chain to enhance the quality and extend the shelf life of fresh produce. The AgroFresh organization has 40 years of post-harvest experience across a broad range of crops, including revolutionizing the apple industry with the SmartFresh™ Quality System for more than 20 years. This is powered by a comprehensive portfolio that includes plant-based coatings, equipment and proprietary solutions that help improve the freshness supply chain from harvest to the home. For more information visit the company's website at: www.AgroFresh.com
Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALCO)
Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALCO) primarily operates two divisions: Alico Citrus, one of the nation's largest citrus producers, and Alico Land Management and Other Operations, which include environmental services, land leasing and related support operations. For more information visit the company's website at: www.alicoinc.com
American Vanguard Corporation (NASDAQ: AVD)
American Vanguard Corporation (NASDAQ: AVD) is a diversified specialty and agricultural products company that develops and markets products for crop protection and nutrition, turf and ornamentals management, commercial and consumer pest control. American Vanguard is included on the Russell 2000® & Russell 3000® Indexes and the Standard & Poors Small Cap 600 Index. For more information visit the company's website at: www.american-vanguard.com
AppHarvest, Inc. (NASDAQ: APPH)
AppHarvest, Inc. (NASDAQ: APPH) is an applied technology company in Appalachia developing and operating some of the world's largest high-tech indoor farms designed to grow non-GMO, chemical pesticide-free produce, using up to 90 percent less water than open-field agriculture and only rainwater while producing yields up to 30 times that of traditional agriculture on the same amount of land without agricultural runoff. The company combines conventional agricultural techniques with world-class technology including artificial intelligence and robotics to improve access for all to nutritious food, farming more sustainably, building a domestic food supply, and increasing investment in Appalachia. The company's 60-acre Morehead, Ky. facility is among the largest indoor farms in the world. For more information visit the company's website at: www.appharvest.com
Benson Hill moves food forward with the CropOS® platform, a cutting-edge food innovation engine that combines data science and machine learning with biology and genetics. Benson Hill empowers innovators to unlock nature's genetic diversity from plant to plate, with the purpose of creating nutritious, great-tasting food and ingredient options that are both widely accessible and sustainable. For more information visit the company's website at: bensonhill.com
Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp. (NASDAQ: BIOX)
Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp. (NASDAQ: BIOX) is a fully integrated provider of crop productivity technologies designed to enable the transition of agriculture towards carbon neutrality. To do this, Bioceres' solutions create economic incentives for farmers and other stakeholders to adopt environmentally friendlier production practices. The Company has a unique biotech platform with high-impact, patented technologies for seeds and microbial ag-inputs, as well as next generation crop nutrition and protection solutions. Through its HB4® program, the Company is bringing digital solutions to support growers' decisions and provide end-to-end traceability for production outputs. For more information visit the company's website at: www.biocerescrops.com
Blue Star Foods Corp. (NASDAQ: BSFC)
Blue Star Foods Corp. is an integrated ESG seafood company that processes, packages and sells high-value seafood products. The Company believes it utilizes best-in-class technology, in both resource sustainability management and traceability, and ecological packaging. The Company also owns and operates the oldest continuously operating Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) full grow-out salmon farm in North America. The Company is based in Miami, Florida. For more information visit the company's website at: bluestarfoods.com
Burro is a developer of robotic tools designed to help farmworkers work more productively. The company's tools follow workers, move cargo autonomously, and capture the data needed to further automate farm work with the long-term objective of automating all of the tedious work performed on the farms and outdoors, enabling farmers to make improvements in operational efficiencies as well as facilitate growth. For more information visit the company's website at: burro.ai
Developer of a plant and microbial breeding platform intended to advance in non-transgenic breeding technologies. The company develops plant traits for the seed industry without the use of transgenes or foreign DNA that are associated with GMO technologies. enabling companies to help farmers to tackle the challenges presented by the environment such as disease, weeds, and pests in a more sustainable way with fewer chemicals, fuel, and manpower. For more information visit the company's website at: www.cibus.com
CubicFarm Systems Corp. (TSX: CUB)
CubicFarm Systems Corp. (TSX: CUB) is a leading local chain agricultural technology company developing and deploying technology to feed a changing world. Its proprietary ag-tech solutions enable growers to produce high quality, predictable produce and fresh livestock feed with HydroGreen Nutrition Technology, a division of CubicFarm Systems Corp. The CubicFarms™ system contains patented technology for growing leafy greens and other crops onsite, indoors, all year round. CubicFarms provides an efficient, localized food supply solution that benefits their people, planet, and economy. For more information visit the company's website at: www.cubicfarms.com
Deveron Corp. (OTC: DVRNF)
Deveron Corp. (OTC: DVRNF) is an agriculture technology company that uses data and insights to help farmers and large agriculture enterprises increase yields, reduce costs and improve farm outcomes. The company employs a digital process that leverages data collected on farms across North America to drive unbiased interpretation of production decisions, ultimately recommending how to optimize input use. Their team of agronomists and data scientists build products that recommend ways to better manage fertilizer, seed, fungicide, and other farm inputs. Additionally, they have a national network of data technicians that are deployed to collect various types of farm data, from soil to drone. Their geographic focus is the US and Canada where 1 billion acres are actively farmed annually. For more information visit the company's website at: www.deveron.com
Farmland Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: FPI)
Farmland Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: FPI) is an internally managed real estate company that owns and seeks to acquire high-quality North American farmland and makes loans to farmers secured by farm real estate. As of the date of this release, the Company owns and/or manages approximately 186,000 acres in 18 states,including Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, South Carolina, South Dakota and Virginia. They have approximately 26 crop types and more than 100 tenants. The Company elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust, or REIT, for U.S. federal income tax purposes, commencing with the taxable year ended December 31, 2014. For more information visit the company's website at: www.farmlandpartners.com
Green Star Royalties
Green Star Royalties allows their company to become carbon negative as carbon sequestration benefits from its existing and future carbon offset projects are expected to more than offset their direct and attributable CO2 emissions. For more information visit the company's website at: www.starroyalties.com/green-star
GreenLight Biosciences Holdings (NASDAQ: GRNA)
GreenLight Biosciences Holdings (NASDAQ: GRNA) was founded in 2008. GreenLight aims to address some of the world's biggest problems by delivering on the full potential of RNA for human health and agriculture. In human health, this includes messenger RNA vaccines and therapeutics. In agriculture, this includes RNA to protect honeybees and a range of crops. The company's breakthrough cell-free RNA platform, which is protected by numerous patents, allows for cost-effective production of RNA. GreenLight's human health product candidates are in the pre-clinical stage, and its product candidates for the agriculture market are in the early stages of development or regulatory review. GreenLight is a public benefit corporation that trades under the ticker GRNA on Nasdaq. For more information visit the company's website at: greenlightbiosciences.com
Developer of data-driven financial technologies designed to advance the future of agriculture. The company uses data science as well as public and private data sets and deep learning algorithms to design warranty-backed crop management plans, enabling agricultural retailers and agricultural lenders with embedded financial products, white-labeled lending and credit decision platforms, and land valuation tools. For more information visit the company's website at: www.growersedge.com
Kalera AS (OTC: KSLLF)
Kalera AS (OTC: KSLLF) is a vertical farming company headquartered in Orlando, Florida. The company produces fresh, nutritious, and excellent tasting leafy greens with minimal environmental impact. It has spent several years optimizing plant nutrient formulas and developing an advanced automation and data acquisition system with Internet of Things, cloud, big data analytics and artificial intelligence. Kalera currently operates farms in Orlando (Florida), Atlanta (Georgia), Houston (Texas), and Kuwait. For more information visit the company's website at: www.Kalera.com
Mission Produce, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVO)
Mission Produce, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVO) is the global leader in the worldwide avocado business. Since 1983, Mission Produce has been sourcing, producing, and distributing fresh Hass avocados, and as of 2021, fresh mangos, to retail, wholesale, and foodservice customers in over 25 countries. The vertically integrated Company owns and operates their state-of-the-art packing facilities in key growing locations globally including California, Mexico & Peru, and has additional sourcing capabilities in Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, New Zealand, & South Africa, which allow the company to provide a year-round supply of premium fruit. Mission's global distribution network includes twelve forward distribution centers in North America, China & Europe that offer value-added services such as ripening, bagging, custom packing, and logistical management. In addition, Mission owns over 11,000 acres globally, allowing for diversified sourcing and access to complementary growing seasons, while ensuring its customers receive the highest quality fruit possible. For more information visit the company's website at: www.missionproduce.com
NaturalShrimp Incorporated (OTCPK: SHMP)
NaturalShrimp Incorporated (OTCPK: SHMP) is a publicly traded aquaculture company, headquartered in Dallas, with production facilities located near San Antonio, Texas and Webster City, Iowa. The Company has developed the first commercially viable system for growing shrimp in enclosed, salt-water systems, using patented technology to produce fresh, never frozen, naturally grown shrimp, without the use of antibiotics or toxic chemicals. NaturalShrimp systems can be located anywhere in the world to produce gourmet-grade Pacific white shrimp. For more information visit the company's website at: www.naturalshrimp.com
S&W Seed Company (NASDAQ: SANW)
S&W Seed Company (NASDAQ: SANW) is a global integrated seed technology company focused on middle market crops. Headquartered in the United States and with operations in Australia, S&W's vision is to be the world's preferred proprietary seed Company which supplies a range of forage and specialty crop products that supports the growing global demand for animal proteins and healthier consumer diets. S&W is a global leader in proprietary alfalfa, sorghum and pasture seeds, with significant research and development, production and distribution capabilities. S&W's product portfolio also includes hybrid sunflower and wheat, and the company is utilizing its research and breeding expertise to develop and produce stevia, the all-natural, zero calorie sweetener for the food and beverage industry. For more information visit the company's website at: www.swseedco.com
Urban-Gro, Inc. (NASDAQ: UGRO)
Urban-Gro, Inc. (NASDAQ: UGRO) is a fully integrated architectural, engineering and cultivation systems integration company for commercial cannabis and food-focused Controlled Environment Agriculture ("CEA") facilities. With experience in hundreds of CEA facilities spanning millions of square feet across the globe, they design, engineer and integrate complex environmental equipment systems into high-performance facilities. urban-gro's gro-care® Managed Services Platform leverages the company's expertise to reduce downtime, provide continuity, and drive facility optimization. Operating as a crop-agnostic solutions provider in both food and cannabis CEA sectors, their crop-focused end-to-end approach provides a single point of accountability across all aspects of growing operations. For more information visit the company's website at: www.urban-gro.com
Valmont Industries (VMI)
For over 75 years, Valmont® has been a global leader in creating vital infrastructure and advancing agricultural productivity. Today, they remain committed to doing more with less by innovating through technology. For more information, visit the company's website at: www.valmont.com
Developer of peptide-based biopesticides intended to improve the safety, efficacy, and sustainability of crops. The company provides biological crop protection services that are safe for humans, birds, fish, pollinators, and the environment, enabling growers to get novel, effective chemistries that address proven targets. For more information, visit the company's website at: www.vestaron.com