58 Bert Glover, investing in agtech to build soil at scale
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An interview about agtech for building soils and how that is absolutely crucial if we want to do regen ag at scale.

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I had the great pleasure to talk with Bert Glover, co-founder of Impact AG Partners, again. This time we go deep on technology and the role it plays in regenerative agriculture and food.


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