Author

Ben Harms

Ben is the Head of Strategy and Operations for FBN Crop Marketing. He played a crucial role in helping to found the FBN crop marketing team. Prior to joining FBN, Ben worked at the Production Board, a venture investment firm and business builder focused on developing and advancing technology-driven solutions to fundamental problems in food and agriculture. He also worked in strategy and research at One Acre Fund, an East Africa-based social enterprise that empowered smallholder farmers through training, loans for farm inputs and other lifestyle items. He was also previously a consultant at Deloitte Consulting, working with government and commercial clients.


Articles Tools And Technology

A Self-Driving Tractor To Nowhere

Mar 11, 2017

by Ben Pederson

What the future of farm technology can tell us about that from which we came. As I approach two decades of being a farmer, there are many good memories to look back on.  The earthy, familiar smell behind that first combine pass. The feel of warming soil in my hands as I dig behind a planter. The sig