Obama's 2017 budget includes a range of agriculture funding initiatives as NOAA approves aquaculture in federal waters in this week's Industry-in-Brief.
2 Female Agtech Entrepreneurs were selected by their peers to receive investment from VilCap Investments and Radicle Capital.
MicaSense's $7.4m investment from a drone company and Label Insight's $10m Series B investment from a global accounting firm are just two of this week's Fundings-in-Brief.
Co-founder and CEO of the cultured meat startup Memphis Meats talks to AgFunderNews about the company's history and challenges ahead.
The biotech startup is tackling one of the biggest bacterial menaces plaguing the global dairy cattle industry.
Cool Planet, the biocarbon and biofuel producer, has raised $9 million in extra funding to commercialize its soil amendment product CoolTerra, which just earned a USDA Certified Biobased Product Label.
The soil sensor company recently launched its precision irrigation product WaterValve and is expanding into Japan with strategic help.
AgriSync has created a two-way video app with a built-in dashboard to help farmers better communicate with their advisors.
This is Avrio Capital's third agtech fund and will revisit some subsectors of agtech which co-founder Aki Georgacacos believes have been overheated in recent months.
Koch Industries first turned its attention to ag biologicals in December 2014 when it acquired part of plant science company Mendel Biotechnology.
This week, Back to the Roots (BTTR), the maker of grow-your-own herb kits and now cereal, raised $5 million in seed capital to support the expansion of its growing product line.
Cultured meat manufacturer Memphis Meat, UK farm-2-consumer company FarmDrop and Syngenta's acquisition by ChemChina are some of this week's Fundings-in-Brief.
Cargill, the Municipal Employee Retirement System of Michigan and multi-family office Bessemer Trust joined existing investors to fund commercialization of Calysta's FeedKind range.
Hortau raised the capital from a mix of US and Canadian investors to fund expansion and development.
*Agrible recently brought on new investor Flyover Capital to close out its Series A. The deal first closed in July 2015 with Serra Ventures and ADM. This is an updated version of a post that was first published on July 22, 2015.
Microsoft and the USDA have announced the winners of their Innovation Challenge, a competition tasking entrepreneurs with making good use of the USDA’s recently-released data.
The food technology-focused accelerator's new managing director, Andrew Ive, talks to AgFunderNews about getting to know the sector since joining in November.
A $110m financing for a refrigerated warehouse, a microbiome research company's Series B funding and ChemChina's continued bid for Syngenta contribute to this week's fundings-in-brief.
Monsanto's lawsuit, cannabis legalization in New Zealand, and continued drama around GMO-labeling are some of the stories covered in this week's Industry-in-Brief.
Catalina Sea Ranch wants to help bridge a $10 billion seafood deficit in the US with the first offshore shellfish ranch in Federal US waters.