49: Michael Collinson of Bee Vectoring Technologies - Nature's Solution To Healthy Crops
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Michael Collinson is the Chairman of Bee Vectoring Technologies (BVT) a complete pest and disease management solutions to help growers improve their crop quality.Highlights:Bee colony collapse is caused by multiple issues and mortality rates are not sustainable"Employing" Bumble Bees and Honey Bees to deliver an organic solution for plantsDiscovering a fungus that acts as the penicillin for plantsGoing through the EPA registration process because that is where the value liesBenefits of their solution vs other pesticidesHow BVT works with farmers to test the productFuture of agricultureBVT grown products in 10 yearsTime stamp:[02:05] How big is the problem of bee colony collapse?[03:10] How BVT works with bees?[05:45] How was the solution discovered?[06:30] Where you are on your journey[10:00] Biggest concern from farmers[12:00] Why use bumble bees?[13:00] BVT's business model[15:00] Future of farming[16:40] Regulatory process and working with growersUseful links:BVT website - http://www.beevt.com/Michael Collinson's Linkedin- https://uk.linkedin.com/in/michael-collinson-24b75714Go to ImpactHustlers.com (https://www.impacthustlers.com/)Visit FastForward 2030 (http://fastforward2030.com/) and Real Changers (https://www.realchangers.com/)Impact Hustlers is hosted by Maiko Schaffrath, connect on Linkedin (https://uk.linkedin.com/in/maikoschaffrath/en) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/maikoschaffrath)This podcast is produced by Podcast Publishing (http://podcastpublishing.help/)

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