"What’s attractive about an app is that information can be quickly distributed to a large audience, says Justin Hedani, co-founder and chief technology officer of Smart Yields, a technology platform that connects farmers to sensors and uses software to engage those farmers."
As part of his pitch to increase local food production, Hawaii Gov. David Ige cited Smart Yields in his 2018 "State of the State" address before a joint session of the legislature.
“We believe access to nutritious food is a basic human right. We are building a community that grows and learns together using technology to create a future with enough food for all to live peacefully in a healthy environment.”
"I learned firsthand the challenges that small- and medium-sized farms face, and that they could be left behind as big players in the U.S. and internationally invested heavily in R&D."