Let’s Grow Together: developing an AgTech ecosystem in Kentucky

The United States and the Netherlands are the world’s largest exporters of agricultural products. But to sustainably feed the world, the Netherlands wants to export solutions instead of just fruit and vegetables. Public-private partnership Let’s Grow Together aims to develop Kentucky into an AgTech powerhouse. 

Let's grow together

Coal production has all but collapsed in Kentucky, leaving many former mine workers out of work. As the local tobacco industry suffered a similar fate, local tobacco workers are also struggling. US-Dutch partnership Let's Grow Together intends to turn the tables. Together, the partners aim to create a sustainable food production system, that provides non-seasonal, skilled jobs for Kentucky’s unemployed, but also healthy and affordable food for millions of Americans.

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This article was first published on 27 July 2022 on NLPlatform.com.


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