EPISODE 9: AIRLIE TRESCOWTHICK ON HOW TECH CAN MAKE A VISION BECOME A REALITY

EPISODE 9: AIRLIE TRESCOWTHICK ON HOW TECH CAN MAKE A VISION BECOME A REALITY

I was were so thrilled to be interviewd by Sarah from Bushtech Podcast!

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Airlie Trescowthick, originally from a sheep and cattle property in NSW, is the Founder of Farm Table, an online platform that brings together industry knowledge and connects farmers in a way never seen before.

On this episode, Airlie talks about the launch of the Farm Table, her journey into the intersection of technology and agriculture, and the challenges of hiring a team and building great software. We also cover:

  • The evolution of the Farm Table from a resource to an online community

  • The challenges of working in technology when it’s unfamiliar, and Airlie’s advice on how to hire a tech team, get sponsors and advice, and turn a vision into a reality

  • Making the jump from a part-time “side hustle” into a full time startup, and why mistakes are so important

  • The biggest gap in bringing agtech to market: effective communication for and from the farming community

  • The future of Farm Table, and how you can get involved!

Airlie Landale

Airlie Landale is an Agricultural Economist and Independent Consultant at Landale Rural who works part time on her family farm out of Deniliquin. With a background in commercial business, farming and corporate agriculture and a passion for the Australian agricultural industry. Prior to Farm Table Airlie worked at Macquarie Bank as an Agricultural Business Analyst and was named as a ‘Tomorrow Maker’ by the AMP Foundation. As well as this Airlie was NSW Rural Young Achiever of the year.

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