Nutrien intends to integrate Agrible's suite of farm management services with its newly branded digital platform as well as continue to grow Agrible's sustainability tracking service for food companies.
While it was a positive first step that the FDA addressing the space, how it will play out is still uncertain as participants debated who should regulate the products, what it should be called, and how its safety will be determined.
Over the past few decades, Brazil has gone from a net importer of food to an agriculture powerhouse, providing a great backdrop for the development of an agtech startup ecosystem, writes Francisco Jardim from SP Ventures.
We caught up with former Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb to find out what the view of the food tech gold rush of recent years looked like from the grocery floor and what's on his mind as he shifts from CEO to advisor and investor.
AgriSecure provides whole farm and field level budget planning & execution, organic farming expertise including training and coaching, certification and recordkeeping, and help with crop marketing.
With its sensor technology, Phenospex aims to get around the constraints of existing sensing options such as RGB and multispectral cameras, to address the over-use of chemicals and fertilizers in industrial farming.
Agtech companies offering IoT products to farmers have only scratched the surface of a market worth $4 billion in the US, which could be down to a lack of awareness and understanding of what’s available to them, according to a new report.
We caught up with Curtis Garner from Bowles Farming, who has been assessing the way the business purchases its inputs in the hope of saving costs, to find what he thinks about all the agribusiness marketplace startups cropping up.
The first half of 2018 is over and it's been an incredible six months for the agrifood tech industry. Here are the 10 best read agrifood tech articles published on AgFunderNews during the first half of 2018.
In the wake of a deal with John Deere and the Nigerian government, we asked Van Jones, cofounder of Hello Tractor, to give us an update on the business after a small pivot in its strategy.
We caught up with three foodtech startups at the United Fresh Show to find out how produce distributors, packers, and shippers are adopting new technology.
Tarfin, a Turkish startup providing farmers with credit to purchase the inputs they need each season, has successfully sold its first portfolio to a family office.
Kevin Chen writes about the different methods and technologies being introduced to reduce or eliminate the use of chemical pesticides in farming.
Though Bright Farms' funding hasn't quite caught up to its higher raising counterparts in AeroFarms and Plenty, the greenhouse grower appears to be the closest to being a national brand.
California-based remote sensing startup Ceres Imaging has raised $25 million in Series B financing from one existing and one new investor, taking the company’s total investment to $35 million.
iBio uses highly automated indoor farming methods to manufacture pharmaceutical drugs and, according to Barry Holtz, president, it already has much of the technology that today’s food-growing indoor farms are just starting to develop.