Glen Obear, Tria’s Director of Innovation, spoke on a panel at Global AgInvesting’s (GAI) AgTech Nexus in Chicago on July 22 ‘The Bridge Between Sustainability and Profitability- What Role Can Technology Play in Regenerative Agriculture Practices?’ Great work, Glen!
About AgTech Nexus 2019
The fifth annual AgTech Nexus USA is bringing the conversation to Chicago, once again convening an international group of investors, agribusiness executives, agtech entrepreneurs and farmers with a spotlight on the rapidly growing agriculture technology market. Presented by Global AgInvesting and co-hosted by the Illinois Soybean Association, AgTech Nexus in Chicago will expose attendees to the innovations and investment opportunities surrounding this compelling, nascent sector that has the power to change the trajectory of the global food system.
Trade disputes, labor shortages and market volatility are all raising issues for producers in a world where there is increasing consumer concern and scrutiny on the provenance of their food, not to mention the continuous need to sustainably increase productivity and efficiency for growing populations. This conference will feature presentations and panel discussions from industry thought leaders and forward thinkers, as well as the opportunity to gain context and clarity with exclusive farm tours and field trips.
About Glen Obear
Glen Obear is the Director of Innovation with Tria Global Solutions. Glen’s work focuses on developing innovative technologies aimed at improving soil health, water quality, and crop production. Glen is focused on finding solutions which impact sustainability while providing value throughout all levels of the food value chain. Glen has spent over a decade as a researcher in the plant and soil sciences fields and is an expert in soil and water chemistry. Glen earned M.S. degrees in Entomology and Soil Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is currently completing a Ph.D. in Agronomy and Horticulture from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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