Taurus Agricultural Marketing, an ag retailer headquartered in Calgary, has made a substantial financial investment into Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies, a wastewater and crop nutrition technology.
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“GMOs are an old, bludgeon tool that feels dated,” said Sam Kass, food entrepreneur, former White House chef and senior policy advisor for nutrition, founder of Trove, and venture partner in Acre Venture Partners.
"We have realized that some companies have gone down the wrong path by adopting the approach of inventing the problem. They find a technology that's exciting and try to force-fit that technology for a problem that they don't have, Suresh Sundararajan tells AgFunderNews.
FluroSat, an Australian remote sensing, and crop health software startup, has acquired ProductionWise, the digital agriculture platform of GrainGrowers, Australia’s leading grain farmer membership group.
ProductionWise, a subscription precision agriculture software service, was developed by GrainGrowers for over 10 years in consultation with its members.
Few of us get excited by the operational minutia and complexities involved in the food supply chain, yet those operational details are where the magic, or lack thereof, happens, writes Noemie Delfassy.
On our mission to democratize venture capital and increase investment in the food and agriculture industry, our fund is open to accredited investors as well as institutional investors, and we already have commitments from both.