Dr. Robert Hill has founded several companies in the agricultural input industry. One is Caledonia Solutions, a research and consulting company that supports the farm input industry, including crop protection chemicals, seed, equipment, and ag technology. The company routinely studies farmer behaviors and attitudes, and specializes in evaluating new products for ag manufacturers.
Another company Dr. Hill founded, Ayrstone Productivity, produces long-range outdoor wifi gear to help farmers and rural residents network their operations and properties.
Robert has also held leadership positions in his career with some of the leading research companies in the industry. He helped start up AgWeb.com and has worked in the farm supply distribution industry. Dr Hill earned a PhD in applied economics at the University of Minnesota.