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Soil Works LLC selected as finalist in Terraton Challenge

Nov. 19, 2019

YANKTON, SD: - - Soils Works LLC in Yankton, SD has been selected as one of 36 semi-finalists out of nearly 300 applicants in Indigo Ag’s Terraton Challenge. Soil Works submitted their product GSR Calcium as one solution to help remove one trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and use it to enrich soil globally. GSR Calcium is Soil Work’s flagship product and currently sold across the world to reduce soil compaction.

The Terraton Challenge focuses on three critical tracks: technologies that accelerate soil carbon sequestration, methods to quantify soil carbon, and innovative financial offerings that reward growers for capturing and maintaining soil carbon. Soil Works submitted an application in the Accelerate Track.

The 36 semi-finalists will now move forward to the Incubation phase and will be eligible for up to $60,000 in grants and $3 million in contracts. Soil Works will join a virtual incubation cohort with access to mentors, review panels, expert speakers, and real-world experimentation.

All semi-finalists will demo at Beneficial Ag 2020 in Memphis, TN on June 17-18, 2020. One winner from each of the three tracks will be announced in October 2020 and will receive a $20,000 grant to accelerate their work.

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