Published on: September 13th, 2021 • Duration: 44 minutes
The majority of the Earth's farms are family owned. Jon Trask, CEO and founder of Dimitra, explains how he’s equipping farmers with blockchain tools to boost productivity and sustainability. Dimitra is the Greek goddess of agriculture, an apt name for a company attempting to revolutionize how small farmers grow their food. Leveraging satellite images, soil data, and machine learning, Dimitra is currently helping over 1 million farmers in countries like Uganda and India. Trask joins Santiago Valez, research and development at The Block Digital, to go over exciting developments at Dimitra and how they are utilizing the blockchain to facilitate a secure exchange of data among the world’s farmers. Trask also discusses Dimitra’s token, which launches this month! Filmed on September 8, 2021.