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.
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
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.
European Gaming , 04/23/19
AGTech Wins Lottery Hardware Bid in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China
AGTech Holdings Limited is delighted to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Beijing AGTech GOT Technology Co., Ltd has won the lottery ter...
Melinda Gates: How I learned to see agriculture (and everything else) as a gender issue
A successful farmer requires a lot of things — including good land, good seeds and animals, helping hands, tools, time and know-how — and most wome...
Stamford Advocate , 04/20/19
We'll be eating the first Crispr'd foods within 5 years, according to a geneticist who helped invent the blockbuster gene-editing tool
A geneticist at the University of California who helped invent the gene-editing tool Crispr told Business Insider she be...
The Fish Site , 04/18/19
A golden opportunity for aquaculture innovators
HATCH, the world’s first aquaculture accelerator, is offering start-ups the chance to take part in a funded mentoring programme that will take them...
How Chicago Fuels Food-Focused Innovation
Chicago has proven to be a growing hotbed of food innovation investment. From launching accelerators to leading late-stage investment rounds from c...
Inkstone News , 04/17/19
China’s farming drones
Agriculture is a crucial industry in China, employing over 300 million farmers and feeding a big chunk of the world’s population.
Clean Technica , 04/15/19
Can Indoor Farming Solve Our Agriculture Problems?
An interview with Bowery CEO and co-founder Irving Fain
Ag Week , 04/15/19
Bushel wins FoodBytes! Food and Agriculture Technology Award
SAN FRANCISCO — Myriad Mobile's Bushel won a prestigious award at Rabobank's 2019 FoodBytes! San Francisco event.Bushel is a software platform and ...
Technology eases farming 'drudgery' and risk as climate threats grow
OXFORD, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In India, farmers growing crops f...
Farm Weekly , 04/11/19
Internet of Things DecisionAg grants to drive agtech
Grants to help stimulate innovation and advance development and adoption of agricultural technology in WA
Venture Beat, 04/11/19
Albertsons will use IBM’s blockchain network to trace romaine lettuce supply chain
Albertsons Companies, one of the largest food retailers in the U.S., is joining the blockchain-based IBM Food Trust network to track romaine lettuce.
McClatchy , 04/10/19
A tech revolution in agriculture is leaving some farmers without broadband behind
Nearly a third of US farmers don’t have broadband access. Technological advances in self-driving tractors, drone sensors and robotic machinery are ...
Big, Small or Bust: The Hollowing Out of Mid-Sized U.S. Farms
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Future Farming , 04/10/19
What can blockchain do for agricultural data?
What does blockchain mean to farmers and others in the ag industry?
Precision Ag, 04/10/19
The Need for Vision and Viability in Agtech
It has been nearly two years since I published my thoughts about “building your own” and, as the …
Smart Company , 04/08/19
Agtech Agerris raises $6.5 million in seed funding to set robots to work on Australia’s farms
Field robotics startup Agerris has launched onto the agtech scene, securing $6.5 million in seed funding to commercialise its automated farm equipm...
Future Farming , 04/04/19
Smart harvest tech becoming more cost efficient
The cost efficiency of smart harvest technologies is to gain exponential growth.
South Philly agtech startup Augean Robotics raises $1.5M
The makers of a curious farming robot called Burro have plans to scale up. Here's why founder Charlie Andersen thinks Philly "should be a huge hotb...
Intelligent CIO, 04/04/19
Innovative technologies to be showcased at AgTech Africa
Technology and digitalisation are powering agriculture like never before. The first AgTech Africa event that will take place in Kenya next week wil...
WeWork startet Food- und AgTech Accelerator
Das amerikanische Workspace-Start-up "WeWork" will in der Lebensmittelbranche mitmischen. Bald eröffnet es einen neuen Food- und AgTech-Accelerator...
Impact Alpha, 04/03/19
Capturing carbon, Aavishkaar’s agtech exit, women’s healthtech, impact mandates from European investors
The latest global trends in impact investing and social impact in new financial markets, venture capital and impact investment funds. Join now!
Tech In Asian , 04/02/19
Agtech startup that uses AI to assess veggie quality nabs $2m seed funding
The Packer, 04/02/19
Naturipe Farms names head of innovation and sustainability
Janis McIntosh has been named director of marketing innovation and sustainability for Salinas, Calif.-based Naturipe Farms.
Proactive Investors , 04/01/19
Frontier IP’s Fieldwork Robotics wins funding to accelerate development of fruit-picking robot
Frontier IP Group Plc (LON:FIPP) - Frontier, which holds a 27.5% stake in Fieldwork, said the funding would put towards a project to create a mult...
The Daily Iowan , 03/31/19
UI researchers develop technology to promote sustainable farming
A team of University of Iowa researchers has been awarded $1.6 million from the U.S. Agriculture Department to develop technology to improve soil t...
How One Australian Agtech Startup Aims To Revolutionize Livestock Management
Agersens is bringing GPS-enabled, solar-powered smart collars wearable by cattle to the U.S. through a series of partnerships with select land-gran...
Tillable's Farmland-Rental Platform Links Up Landowners And Farmers
Tillable, a 2017 startup, is applying a technology platform, similar to that used by Airbnb, to bring efficiencies to the very foundation of U.S. a...
Food Navigator , 03/28/19
Algaia attracts AgTech investment: ‘The algae trend is here to stay’
French biomarine group Algaia say it is “benefitting from a pool of investors” having announced AgTech firm Sapec will take a 31% stake in the busi...
Ag Pro, 03/27/19
AgLaunch and Ag Ventures Alliance Partner to Further Engage Farmers
AgLaunch and AgVA are committed to establishing a network of farmers to incubate new technologies that includes pilot trials, farmer feedback and g...
Successful Farming , 03/26/19
Tech Toolshed Tackles Data Complexity
It’s a way for farmers to maximize data to make the best management decisions
Automated robots are picking apples at an orchard in New Zealand
Robotic technology is transforming the way fruits are harvested.
Scientific American , 03/26/19
How Smarter Technology Will Feed the Planet
A tech revolution in agriculture is improving yields and driving down waste
Global Newswire, 03/25/19
H2O Innovation and Sustainable Water deliver Water Reuse Infrastructures Through Water Processing Agreements
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Financial Times, 03/24/19
China’s DJI targets agriculture as consumer drone sales slow
Gain a global perspective on the US and go beyond with curated news and analysis from 600 journalists in 50+ countries covering politics, business,...
Powell Tribune , 03/22/19
With an aging workforce, what's the future of farming?
Val Murray was born and raised in Powell. She and her two brothers are the fourth generation of Murrays to farm, and this year will be the 105th cr...
Fast Company, 03/22/19
The shape of water: How agtech is making irrigation more efficient
New technologies are revolutionary but leave some small farmers hamstrung by the mismatch between the problems they face and the solutions being pr...
PR Newswire, 03/21/19
Sound Agriculture Among Winners of AgFunder's Innovation Awards
EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Agriculture announced today that it was named one of the winners of AgFunder's Innovation ...
Growing Produce , 03/21/19
Agriculture and Amara’s Law Grow Hand in Hand
While new farm tech innovations stir the imagination of fantastical possibility, one day, we'll wake up and wonder how we ever lived without them.
Israeli Food, AgTech Startups Raised Close To $800M Over 5 Years
Start-Up Nation Central's new report says there are around 700 active startups and companies in the food and agtech sectors.
What Matters Most While Opting for Smart Farming Technology
From intelligent farm management solutions to storage and warehousing facilities, agribusinesses around the world are focusing on adding technology...
Silicon Prairie News , 03/19/19
BioSTL receives grant to launch new agtech solution validation program
With the help of a $100,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), BioSTL is moving forward with a first-of-its-kind solution for m...
Precision Ag, 03/13/19
Australia: Agtech, Robots, Cotton, and Good People
In the last week of February, me and two colleagues from Brazil’s Instituto Matogrossense do Algodão (IMAmt), a …
Krishi Jagran, 03/13/19
CropIn Ranks in the THRIVE Top 50 Companies in 2019
CropIn, a SaaS-based AgTech company, has made it to the list of THRIVE Top 50 Companies 2019 in recognition of its scalable and disruptive agtech s...