Getting Farmers Online-savvy
Farmville in Practice
iGrow is introducing startups to farmers, winning the company first prize in the 2014 Startup Arena competition. The company has established a farming school for fresh university graduates.
Like the online game Farmville, iGrow entices potential investors and their farmer partners. On the Facebook game, players are a given real-time agriculture simulation, from purchasing land, seed and fertilizer, cultivating plants and enjoying harvests.
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