Elite OviGen, Inc., a sheep breeding software solutions company, is one of four finalists in the 2019 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge.
The Beverly Hills based entrepreneur will receive $15,000 to help them take their business to the next level.
Elite OviGen is one final four teams advancing to compete in a live pitch at the AFBF’s 100th Annual Convention in New Orleans on Jan. 13 at 11:00 a.m. For members not attending convention they can tune into the live stream of the competition available at fb.org.
“Being a top finalist is invaluable. It gives a huge possibility to reach a broader audience and opens new doors that can help us grow and develop our company,” said Anette Skoog of Elite OviGen.
Elite OviGen provides real-time software solutions to help small and large farms manage and market their sheep breeding business.
The final four teams will compete for the Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneur of the Year award and $15,000 and an additional $10,000 as the People’s Choice award.
The competition is in its fifth year and provides an opportunity for individuals to showcase ideas and business innovations in agriculture. It is the first national business competition to focus exclusively on rural entrepreneurs launching food and agriculture businesses.