Posted: December 11, 2020

Students who have an idea or solution in the agricultural sciences are well are their way to winning $7,500 in the Ag Springboard student business pitch contest. Sign-up for Ag Springboard.

UPDATE: The Final, Live-Pitch round of the Ag Springboard competition will be April 9, broadcast on Facebook Live! @psuaginnovation

First pitch begins at 9:20 a.m. Follow @psuaginnovation on Facebook!

Ag Springboard is a pitch contest, like TV's Shark Tank — but for Penn State students and in the ag sciences.

Teams of 2-5 students pitch their ideas for a new business or non-profit in food, bio-renewables, ecosystems, animal science, plant science or sustainability.

Dr. Mark Gagnon is available to help students form teams, talk ideas — or meet with student clubs early in 2021. 

Email Dr. Gagnon.

The competition is open to all Penn State students. Each team must include one Penn State College of Ag Sciences student.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

Feb 19 - Team Formation/Registration ⁣
⁣March 10 - Round 1 video submission ⁣⁣
March 22 - Live-Pitch Finalist Round⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

Jump into Ag Springboard! You'll learn to pitch, have fun — and can win $7,500.