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Cornell Chronicle , 06/17/19
Cross-class collaboration combines cloud computing with ag
In a new collaboration, students from Dairy Herd Management teamed up with students in Topics in Cloud Computing to learn how to work together to d...
Business Standard , 06/14/19
Mahindra picks up 11.25% stake in Swiss agriculture technology firm Gamaya
Gamaya, which works in Brazil India, Ukraine and other countries, uses imagery to give farmers information about the state of their fields and crops
This is a $15 trillion opportunity for farmers to fight climate change
Indigo Agriculture believes capturing carbon dioxide from agricultural soil is an effective way to reduce global warming on a massive scale. On Wed...
The Jerusalem Post , 06/05/19
Reinventing Agriculture From Drip Irrigation to Smartphone Farming
Every 10 minutes, the company's algorithm analyzes the weather forecast and data collected by sensors on the ground, stem and fruit to decide wheth...
Tech Central , 06/05/19
AgTech VC fund begins search for scaleable start-ups
Yield Lab Europe has announced the launch of Yield Lab Europe Fund 1 LP, a European venture capital fund which will invest in innovative early stag...
Buzzworthy: How IoT and satellites are helping save bees
Colony loss is one of the most pressing ecological disasters of our lifetime. Can distributed sensor technology help?
Irish Times , 06/04/19
Yield Lab Europe announces new €21m ‘agtech’ fund
Enterprise Ireland invests €10m in new fund with AIB adding in an extra €4m
Investments In AgTech Are Growing Fast. What's Got Investors Betting On The Future Of Food
AgTech investment spending has increased sixfold globally since 2013. And the wide range of investors includes venture capital firms, large corpora...
Importance of Technology in Sustainable Farming
In short, these new technologies help in changing the way in which agriculture can be managed, making farming sustainable
Big Data Analytics: Use Cases in Developing Countries
Machine learning based models ensure governance, risk mitigation, quality service, automated and intelligent controls to enable retail and BFSI bus...
Produce Grower, 05/29/19
Technology Showcase session announced for Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit
Start-ups, including Root AI and Grow Computer, will have a chance to pitch their companies for investment opportunities.
5 Innovations In Aquaculture Worth Catching On To Now
Tremendous opportunity exists right now for those interested in investing in "aquatech" solutions. This article takes a look at five key areas and ...
A Need For Tech-Savvy Farmers Plagues The Agriculture Industry
The skills gap is a problem the entire United States faces, but the agriculture sector in particular struggles to fill an increasing number of vaca...
The New York Times, 05/27/19
Millennials ‘Make Farming Sexy’ in Africa, Where Tilling the Soil Once Meant Shame
In Africa, farming is widely considered a synonym for poverty. But university graduates have set out to prove that farming is a future with “bling.”
The Guardian , 05/26/19
Robocrop: world's first raspberry-picking robot set to work
Autonomous machine expected to pick more than 25,000 raspberries a day, outpacing human workers
Armidale Express , 05/24/19
New AgTech Gateway Program provides specialist business support to regional start-ups
Leveraging corporate financial advice on agricultural and technology
Fintech Magazine , 05/24/19
Insurtech startup to provide affordable insurance for farmers
Insurtech startup World Cover has continued to expand its services across Africa. The insurance provider has announced that it will provide service...
The West Australian , 05/23/19
Agribusiness leaders ‘on board for agtech’
Demand for agricultural technology will explode in coming years, and start-ups should work more closely with wealthy and intelligent farmers for id...
How technology is revolutionising the food industry
Seeing the potential and using tech we already have, to create a new global food system.
Hypepotamus , 05/22/19
Appharvest Secures $82 Million Investment, Plus Series A, For 60-Acre High-Tech Greenhouse
With an all-cash investment and Series A funds, agtech startup AppHarvest moves forward with its high-tech greenhouse in Appalachia. Learn more.
This Sustainable Technology Could Save America's Dairy Farms
Dairy farms are often criticized for their contribution to air and water pollution but sustainable technologies like biodigesters offer dairy farme...
R&D Magazine , 05/15/19
Programming Plants: ‘Cyber-Agriculture’ Could Be Future of Food Production
Combining agriculture, computer power, statistical models and chemical analysis, researchers have learned how to maximize the flavor of basil plants.
Directions Magazine , 05/14/19
Five Agtech Startups Selected for Iowa AgriTech Accelerator’s 2019 Cohort
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Future Farming , 05/09/19
Disruption is a dangerous word for agtech
I find myself continually hearing about how someone is about to “disrupt” the agricultural world.
Ventures , 05/09/19
Tech-Driven Agriculture Companies Collaborate To Improve Food Security In Nigeria
Farmcrowdy and Best Foods Livestock will combine their expertise, network and strategies to address food security in the country.
Citizen Truth , 05/08/19
Sanders Unveils Plan to Break Up Big Agriculture
“Food is no longer valued for its ability to sustain life, but only for its ability to generate profits.” Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled a sweepin...
Business Facilities , 05/06/19
Swiss AgTech Company Picks Indiana For First U.S. Production
Cormo USA Inc. will invest $29.5 million to establish operations in Rushville, IN, creating up to 250 new jobs by the end of 2023.
The Farm Automation Breakthrough Bringing The High-Tech West Coast And Rural Rust Belt Together
The founders of FarmWise had an idea for a chemical-free method of removing weeds in big farming operations: an autonomous weeding robot. Then they...
Farm Weekly , 05/06/19
Provenir agtech crowdfunding open
Provenir agtech crowdfunding open
Impact Alpha, 05/01/19
Agtech startups connect Indian farmers to customers
The latest global trends in impact investing and social impact in new financial markets, venture capital and impact investment funds. Join now!
AP News, 05/01/19
Agricultural Robot Shipments to Reach 727,000 Units Annually by 2025, According to Tractica
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The Next Web, 04/30/19
The digital farming revolution will cost workers their power, dignity, and possibly their jobs
There’s a lot of talk about digital technology and smart cities, but what about smart farms? Many of us still have a romantic view of farmers surve...
The Spoon, 04/30/19
Vertical Farm Systems Raises $1M for Automated Agtech
Australian agtech company Vertical Farm Systems (VFS) has raised $1 million for its automated indoor farming technology. Terms of the deal were not...
VOA News , 04/28/19
Kenya Taps into Technology to Attract Youth to Farm
Innovators are betting on digital technologies to attract young people to an agriculture industry that currently is dominated by aging population
CIO Review , 04/27/19
Smart Farming transformed agriculture, learn how
Smart Farming transformed agriculture, learn how By CIOReview -
In many countries, food production and security are the major challenges resulting...
How Self-Driving Tractors And AI Are Changing Agriculture
As artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous machines become more common in agriculture, the industry is going through enormous changes. Ofir Sch...
Business World, 04/27/19
Innovation In Farming
Sharad Gupta - With the government’s support and policymakers understanding the importance of innovation in the agriculture ecosystem, smart farm m...
Phys.org , 04/26/19
Gene-editing technology to create virus-resistant cassava plant has opposite effect, researchers find
Using gene-editing technology to create virus-resistant cassava plants could have serious negative ramifications, according to new research by plan...
Anthropocene , 04/26/19
Here’s how precision agriculture could help farmers reduce fertilizer use
A newly-applied technology could help farmers identify consistently low-yielding parts of their cropland, and dramatically reduce the needless applic
Lettuce-Farming Robots Might Grow Your Next Salad
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Impact investor Omnivore hits final close for second fund, exceeds target
Omnivore Capital Management Advisors Pvt. Ltd said on Thursday it has marked the final close of its second fund at $97 million
Clara Foods Secures Series B Financing Led By Ingredion, Fast-Tracking Animal-Free Protein Development
Have your cake and eat it, too. One of the world's most powerful ingredients just got a whole lot greener and cleaner.
Green Entrepreneur , 04/24/19
How the Green Rush Is Accelerating the Revolution In Smart Farming Technologies
The technology used now to grow cannabis year-round will help grow food year-round in the not-too-distant future.