Nekoosa Business Among AFBF's Top Ag Innovation Semi-Finalists
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 12/02/2019
The American Farm Bureau Federation has announced the 10 semi-finalist teams in the 2020 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge. The competition provides an opportunity for individuals to showcase ideas and business innovations in agriculture.
Among this year's top contenders is The Bene Baby Company, Inc. of Nekoosa. Led by Nikos Linardakis, the venture specializes in sharing the newest in breast milk alternatives by using formulated goat's milk for infants.
This is the sixth year of the challenge, which was the first national business competition focused exclusively on rural entrepreneurs launching food and agriculture businesses.
Each of the 10 semi-finalist teams were awarded $10,000 each.