Land O'Lakes, the major US dairy cooperative, is calling on innovators from the tech industry to enter the Land O'Lakes Prize.
Investment in seafood and aquaculture technology increased 271% compared to the $52 million raised across both 2014 and 2015, but there is still a huge need for technology to bring efficiency and sustainability to the industry.
Farm management software startups dominate this week's funding brief, while an alternative dairy and cannabis investment company also raised funding.
FarmDrive is using big data to create credit scores for smallholders farmers, enabling local banks to lend to them.
Brandon Russell, portfolio manager at AgLaunch in Memphis, Tennessee, writes about how the group's offerings for startups have developed and the benefits of being based in the Mid-South.
Simon Kremer recently attended the Rothamsted Open Innovation Forum for agriculture technology, and here offers some thoughts on how IP plays into open ag innovation.
It may sound too good to be true, but according to David Rowe, founder and president at Choco Finesse, the proof is in the chocolate pudding.
The university is about to launch its second accelerator program.
We caught up with Isabelle Decitre, founder of the awards, to find out more about her motivation for launch FFAA and why it's needed in Asia.
A meaty industry brief this week includes a lawsuit against larger food companies including Tyson and Perdue, new grant options for food & ag research, India's TIME winner of the year, and a plan to build 100 black soldier fly farms.
The year's first exit came from Observant, an early agtech pioneer in the precision water management space. Jain Irrigation acquired the Australian company.
Securing funding for food and drink start-ups is more difficult than doing the same job for innovators in other industries, according to Alessio D'Antino, CEO and co-founder of Crowdfooding UK.
Equity investing in just one way TechAccel, a venture development organization, works to accelerate innovation in agriculture.
TerrAvion takes hundreds of low-altitude flights to capture bird’s-eye views of farms and raised funding from Silicon Valley venture capital firms.
The Northern Irish startup raised the funding from former UK Entrepreneur of the Year.
An impressive line-up of speakers from Congress, food and agriculture policy and research, and farming spoke on a panel at Food Tank's summit in Washington DC last week about what to expect from the next farm bill.
Hemendra Mathur, agribusiness investment lead and venture partner at Bharat Innovations Fund in India, writes about five trends in agritech innovation
Early stage resources for agtech startups continue to grow as Nuritas founder named Women of the Year and Syngenta launches a new challenge for artificial intelligence.
The Yield Lab has made three new investments of $100k each in agritech startups joining its 2017 cohort in St Louis.