The Seam Joins The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 1, 2018 – The Seam, a leading provider of agribusiness software and commodities trading solutions, today announced that it has joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the world’s largest open-source blockchain initiative.

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Cotton Industry Coopetition

One aspect of The Seam’s initiative to bring blockchain technology to the commodities market that has surprised many people is the collaborative involvement of businesses that compete with one another. Participants in the cotton blockchain initiative include the biggest players in the market: Calcot, Cargill, ECOM Agroindustrial Corporation Ltd., EWR, Inc., Louis Dreyfus Company, Olam International and others.

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Building Critical Mass through Blockchain Technology

The Greater Memphis IT Council held its second quarter thought leadership luncheon today, and our Chairman and CEO Mark Pryor served as a member of the panel. The event was moderated by Ben Amaba, Chief Technology Officer for Blockchain at IBM, and other panelists included Dale Chrystie, VP, Strategic Planning at FedEx Freight; Jim King, CEO & Founder at CoreRights; and Joel Tracy, CIO at IMC Companies.

Check out a few of the takeaways below.

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In the Know: This Week’s Agritech Round-Up (April 13, 2018)

The world of agritech is changing every day. Check out our weekly round-up to stay in-the-know on the evolving world that is agriculture technology.

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In the Know: This Week’s Agritech Round-Up (April 6, 2018)

The world of agritech is changing every day. Check out our weekly round-up to stay in-the-know on the evolving world that is agriculture technology.

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