Hortau Shares AgTech Insight with Inventor on CNBC

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (Nov. 10, 2016) – Hortau, a provider of precision irrigation management systems and services for agriculture since 2002, was recently featured as an agtech expert on CNBC’s “Make Me a Millionaire Inventor” television show.

Hortau CEO and co-founder Jocelyn Boudreau and marketing director Brian Milne met with Hive Genie inventor Mario Chapa to discuss his new beehive monitoring system and go-to market strategies on the CNBC episode on Nov. 10.

“(Hortau) is an agriculture technology company that specializes in irrigation management systems and data … ” said CNBC host Deanne Bell, “data that helps farmers improve costs and make money.”

At the conclusion of the segment, Chapa said he couldn’t wait to act on Hortau’s suggestion to leverage large-scale pollination data in the Hive Genie platform.

“This is the breakthrough idea I was looking for,” Chapa said. “… I think we’re in a very good position to be the first in the market to capitalize (pollination data).”

The Hortau team would like to congratulate Mario Chapa and his team for their work with Hive Genie and wish them luck in the future. Visit HiveGenie.com to learn more about its integrated pest management system.

To learn more about Hortau’s irrigation management services for agriculture, visit Hortau.com

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