Florida Company is Semi-Finalist in National Ag Challenge

Elite OviGen, Inc., a sheep breeding software solutions company, is one of 10 semi-finalists in the 2019 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge.  

The Beverly-Hills based entrepreneur will receive $10,000 to help them take their business to the next level.

“Being a top-10 semifinalist 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 company will find out Dec. 5 if they will be one of the final four teams advancing to compete in a live pitch at the AFBFs 100th Annual Convention in New Orleans on Jan. 13.

The final four teams will compete for the Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneur of the Year award and $15,000 and a People’s Choice award and $10,000.

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.