Pantheon Ag Tech

The Ag Tech Committee's mission is to create an agricultural innovation hub to advance community prosperity.

Ag Tech Events

By the Numbers

20%

of small businesses fail within the first year.

50%

of small businesses fail by the end of their fifth year.

35%

By year ten only 35% of the businesses are left.

Don’t become another statistic.

Driving Forces

Why Ag Technology at the Pantheon?
  • State and National leader in gross agricultural output
  • Progressive farmers willing to adopt technology
  • Diversified cropping systems and specialty crop production
  • Local leader in the adoption of soil health practices, conservation, and sustainability
  • Secondary Agricultural Education supported by Vincennes University and Purdue University.
Ag Tech Goals
  • Collaboration + Engagement with Ag Technology Entrepreneurs and Innovation 
  • Create local access to ag technology market solutions 
  • Deliver local agriculture entrepreneurship opportunities 
Ag Tech Committee
  • Mike Brocksmith (Farmer) 
  • Chuck Mansfield (Ag Professor VU) 
  • Josh Mason (Ag Business) 
  • Don Villwock (Farmer/Purdue/VU)
  • Drew Garretson (Ag Business)
  • Nichole Like (Pantheon)
  • Brady Mouzin (Farmer)
  • Nick Benson (Farmer/Ag Business)
  • Sean Nettleton (Ag Business)

Ag Tech Events

Past Events
  • February 2021 AgriNovus Indiana Innovation Council
  • - Membership
  • February 2021 Ag Technology Startup Showcase 
  • November 2020 Purdue Dean of Agriculture & Purdue Sr. Leadership Team
  • - Pantheon Tour
  • August 2020 CEO AgriNovus, Mitch Frazier
  • - Pantheon, Regional Farms, and Vincennes University Ag Campus tours
  • March 2020 Purdue Dean of Agriculture & Ag Alumni
  • - Pantheon Tour
  • December 2019 Ag Technology Committee Created
upcoming events
  • Summer 2021 WHIN/Pantheon Living Lab Pilot: Agriculture Alliance
  • July 2021 ISDA visit the Pantheon & Local Farms 
  • February 2022 Ag Technology Startup Showcase
  • First Quarter in 2022 Ag + INnovate Challenge