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Grand Forks Herald , 08/22/19
High-tech pollination program begins work in sunflower fields
news, sports, opinion, entertainment, business, lifestyle, milestones, obituaries and weather for Grand Forks, ND
Borgen Magazine , 08/21/19
PepsiCo Supports Women in Agriculture
Though women play an important role in feeding the world, gender-specific barriers put women in agriculture at a disadvantage.
The Hindu, 08/15/19
Booming agritech sector aims at solving supply chain woes
25% year on year growth of start-ups, 10 fold increase in funding from 2014; says NASSCOM
The Hill, 08/15/19
No industry will be impacted by climate change worse than agriculture
Agriculture is on the front line of the climate change battle. It is also one of the reasons why we find ourselves racing against the clock to miti...
The Wall Street Journal, 08/15/19
The Indoor Farmer Who Wants To Remake Appalachia's Agriculture
Jonathan Webb, the founder of a startup called AppHarvest, is building a 60-acre greenhouse in an economically distressed part of Kentucky. Will hi...
New York Post , 08/13/19
Farms turn to tech amid water stress warnings in Southwest
GREELEY, Colo. — A drone soared over a blazing hot cornfield in northeastern Colorado on a recent morning, snapping images with an infrared camera ...
Future Farming , 08/13/19
Technology to move Australian agriculture forward
Emerging technologies and new industries are to drive Australian agriculture forward.
What The Uber Of Tractors Means For The Future Of Agtech In Africa
Jehiel Oliver is the CEO of Hello Tractor, an agtech company whose smartphone app connects smallholder farmers with tractor owners in sub-Saharan A...
Biome Makers closes $4M to assess the quality of the ‘gut bacteria’ of a farm’s soil
The agriculture industry faces huge problems of sustainability. The world’s population is increasing, leading to higher food demand, but this then ...
Global Newswire, 07/29/19
Kiwa Bio-Tech Achieves Agriculture Breakthrough With New Fertilizer Processing Technology
The results of the research showed the solubility of solid fertilizers (including granules and powders) produced by traditional fertilizers in wate...
Swiss agtech firm Gamaya raises $12 m funding
<p><span>Swiss agricultural technology company Gamaya has raised CHF 12 million ($12.2 million) in a Series B financing round, including CHF 4.2 mi...
World Economic Forum , 07/26/19
How tech is helping the agriculture sector curb carbon emissions
With both climate disruption and human population on the rise, we must look to innovative new farming methods to feed ourselves.
Talk Business , 07/25/19
AgLaunch Bootcamp kicks off
Seven startups have been selected to participate in the AgLaunch Bootcamp hosted this week in partnership with Arkansas State University and the Ar...
Growing Produce , 07/24/19
Where Will We Find Tech-Savvy Farm Workers?
U.C. Davis SmartFarm’s David Slaughter discusses the farm worker of the future and the skill set necessary to thrive in a digital-first farming ind...
Artificial intelligence is transforming the way we farm
The next great agricultural revolution is here.
Insurance Business Magazine , 07/24/19
Farmers Edge unveils new insurtech platform for agricultural insurers, growers
Platform to enable farmers to easily send crop data to farmers, while providing real-time access to agriculture risk data
Why This AgTech Founder Believes Climate Change Demands Industry-Wide Innovation
Farmers around the U.S. are on the front lines of rewriting the agriculture playbook. Here's how new technology is making it possible.
Which 50 , 07/24/19
Australian Agtech FluroStat Raises $4.6 Million To Expand Globally
Agronomic analytics company, FluroSat, announced its successful closing of a new $4.6 million funding round backed by M12, Microsoft’s venture fund,
PE Hub Network , 07/23/19
Swiss agtech firm Gamaya pulls in Series B
Swiss agricultural tech company Gamaya has secured 12 million CHF (about $12.1 million) in Series B funding. Mahindra & Mahindra led the round.
Mirage News , 07/18/19
Agtech jobs on offer in farm robot company
A team of specialised agtech robot designers and builders will be recruited in Central Queensland thanks to grant funding from the Palaszczuk...
Crowdfund Insider, 07/13/19
FarmTogether is an Agtech-Fintech that Provides Access to Capital for Farms & Opportunities for Investors
This is an interesting iteration of online capital formation. FarmTogether is a new investment platform that has developed a new model for farmland...
United Nations , 07/11/19
Time to listen to women's voices in agrifood technology
University of Alabama News , 07/10/19
Biga to advise chief scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture
UAB assistant professor lands fellowship that allows her to provide expert advice on police in regard to science and technology relating to agricul...
Tech Native , 07/09/19
It’s rare to see tech headlines about agriculture, but the field (pardon the pun) is often at the forefront of implementing new technology
It's rare to see tech headlines about agriculture, but the field (pardon the pun) is often at the forefront of implementing new technology Perhaps ...
Ag Net West , 07/05/19
Investment Not Happening Where Needed for AgTech
Investment is needed for technologies to develop in agriculture, but currently, those ventures aren't tackling the real problem. Western.....
Precision Ag, 07/02/19
3 Ways Partnerships in Precision Agriculture Make Sense
The digital age has brought many partnerships in agriculture with new access to technology and tools. These strategic …
Livestock Water Recycling Wins The THRIVE-Forbes Innovation Icon Award – Including An Investment Of $200,000 From SVG Ventures – At The Forbes AgTech Summit
Today SVG Ventures and Forbes announced that Livestock Water Recycling, a Canadian based startup, is the recipient of the 2019 THRIVE-Forbes Innova...
Anadolu Agency , 06/26/19
African leaders discuss digitalization of agriculture
Report urges governments to put digitalization at core of national agricultural development policies - Anadolu Agency
FMC is investing $50 million into its Newark agtech research facility
FMC plans to expand its Global Research and Development Headquarters over the next three years.
Precision Ag, 06/24/19
Precision Agriculture is Evolving – Here’s How We Can Grow With It
Nestled in the Red River Valley, one of the country’s richest agriculture areas, Fargo, ND, has been building …
MIT Technology Review , 06/21/19
Carbon farming is the hot (and overhyped) tool to fight climate change
Using farms to capture and store more carbon in soil is becoming trendy, but the science is still not settled on how much it can help to address cl...
North Queensland Register, 06/20/19
AgFronteir agtech incubator kicks off
The AgFronteir agtech incubator has inducted its first group of innovators.
AgriLife Today , 06/19/19
AgriLife Research engineer uses drones to introduce youth to agriculture, technology careers
AMARILLO – In an effort to excite youth about agricultural research, Dr. Brent Auvermann and his team recently took their unmanned aerial vehicles,...
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...
Ag Net West , 06/17/19
Perdue Headlining Forbes AgTech Summit, Continuing Innovation Focus
Forbes announced that Sonny Perdue, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, will headline the fifth-annual Forbes AgTech Summit from June.....
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
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
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...
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...
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 ...