Leading Sustainability Entrepreneur and Global C-Suite Officer, Devry Boughner Vorwerk, Joins the Agrology Advisory Board
Devry brings an impressive resume in sustainability, international business development, and government relations to agtech
(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agrology, a leading Predictive Agricultural company and a Public Benefit Corporation, today announced that leading sustainability expert, Devry Boughner Vorwerk, has joined the Agrology advisory board. As a key advisor to the company, Devry will work closely with the Agrology executive team to further the company’s sustainability interests, both nationally and abroad.
"Devry has the experience and expertise needed to reach more growers and help them transition to climate-smart farming practices," said Agrology CEO, Adam Koeppel. "Not only does Devry align with our core values, but her leadership and commitment to securing our global food supply is exactly what Agrology needs."
This week Devry travels to New Zealand to gather with hundreds of innovative thinkers and doers in regenerative agriculture, farming, and sustainability at the 2023 Rural Leaders Agribusiness Summit. Agrology will be a part of Devry’s agenda during this visit, as the company plans to expand their real-time carbon measuring and monitoring system to the international growing community.
"As someone who is devoted to inspiring businesses to courageously serve humanity, I believe in the future of Agrology and their approach to applying technology to make farming more sustainable," said Devry Boughner Vorwerk. "Their technology honors the soil and is also a crucial first step to measuring climate-smart practices."
Devry is a well-known global food executive and corporate officer, having served as Chief Communications Officer and Global Head of Corporate Affairs at Cargill and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at Grubhub. She is also a sustainability entrepreneur, founding DevryBV Sustainable Strategies, her own strategy and advisory company and serving on the Advisory Board of Culinary Sciences, Inc. Devry is an international business development and diplomacy strategist as well as an expert in international trade relations, demonstrated by her success as senior policy advisor at Akin Gump; international and regional corporate affairs roles at Cargill; and in roles at the U.S. International Trade Commission, the Office of the US Trade Representative, and the World Bank Group.
Devry holds a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Managerial Economics from UC Davis and a Masters of Science in Agricultural Economics with a specialty in Public Policy and International Trade from Cornell University.
Agrology is a leading climate tech start-up and Public Benefit Corporation with a mission to help farmers adapt to and beat climate change with real-time analysis and predictive insights.
The Agrology platform consists of climate and carbon monitoring systems, both based on ground-truth data and machine learning. The Agrology Climate Monitoring System delivers predictive insights and warnings, up to three days in advance, for wildfire smoke taint, extreme weather, soil conditions, pest and disease emergence, and irrigation.
Agrology’s Carbon Monitoring System tracks soil carbon sequestration in real time, quickly detecting carbon loss via carbon dioxide emission events. Agrology customers include Braga Fresh, The Duckhorn Portfolio, Boisset Collection, Dana Estates, Emeritus Vineyards, Jordan Vineyards and Winery, Joseph Phelps Vineyards, Langtry Farms, Lawrence Vineyards, Mission Hill Family Estate Winery, Renteria Vineyard Management, Signorello Estate, Silver Oak Vineyards, and numerous specialty farms.
Agrology is the winner of two highly selective National Science Foundation SBIR Awards, a 2022 WINnovation Award, and is a recipient of a USDA Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities grant. Agrology has offices in Alexandria, Virginia, and Sonoma, California, and can be found online at Agrology.ag.
Devry brings an impressive resume in sustainability, international business development, and government relations to agtech start-up, Agrology, and helps the company expand its reach to farmers across the globe
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