September 7, 2018
Thursday marked the culminating event of Arrowhead’s 5 month AgSprint business accelerator program with a day long AgAssembly event. Each of the 6 participating teams gave their pitch presentation, and demonstrated the growth of their business through the accelerator program. The day’s events also features keynote speakers and panels that included, Steve Garguilo of Action Serge, Sue McCloskey of Select Milk and Fair Oaks Farms, and Secretary of NMDA Jeff Witte, among others. The event closed with a presentation of $20,000 to the AgSprint team Green AI from Alamogordo, NM. There were 130 people in attendance the event, including NMSU President Floros, ACES Dean Flores, returning participants from the 2017 AgSprint cohort, and representatives of agribusiness from across the southwest. This event was put on with the support of a gift from the New Mexico Gas Company, an Emera Company, the US EDA, and the NMSU college of ACES.