BiOWiSH Technologies, a company using microorganisms to increase the efficiency of fertilizers; promote drought resistance in crops; and extend the shelf-life of fresh fruit and vegetables, has raised $5m in Series B funding.
Consumer demand for legal cannabis has fueled technological development in the indoor agriculture industry as a whole, according to a new report from Newbean Capital.
AgFunderNews can reveal that Syngenta has promoted Derek Norman to head of corporate venture capital at the Swiss agribusiness.
Swiss agribusiness Syngenta has announced the winners of its first ever Syngenta Crop Challenge, which challenged entrants to develop a model that predicts the seed varieties farmers should plant next season to maximize yield.
AgEagle was one of the first drones companies in the agriculture sector. It's also the second most popular drone manufacturer for clients of software company DroneDeploy.
Fish traceability, Paine & Partners Verdesian Life Sciences, farmland investment, GMO labeling, and dangerous pesticides make up this week's Industry-in-Brief.
Food + Future coLab is now testing two new technologies aimed at finding out what information consumers want about their food while they shop.
The Yield raised the funding from Bosch's Netherland subsidiary as the tech group looks to the broad agriculture sector for growth.
A UK satellite imagery company, Google Ventures' investment in a sensor technology, and a flower delivery company attracting capital from an agtech VC contribute to this week's Fundings-in-Brief.
Slantrange has raised the funding from a wide range of investors including venture capital firms, angel syndicates, and a farming organization.
There's more to big data than precision agriculture, argues Matt Crisp, CEO of Benson Hill Biosystems, ahead of a panel on Cloud Biology for agriculture at the Global AgInvesting conference tomorrow.
The agribusiness, which is already a PrecisionHawk customer, has invested a small amount in the drone company's Series B round.
The American Farm Bureau Federation has launched a new initiative aimed at awarding certain ag data company with an “Ag Data Transparent” seal if they participate in its Ag Data Transparency Evaluator (ADTE).
Willow Hill Ventures will invest in growth stage agtech companies beyond Series B stage taking advantage of IFC’s portfolio of farmland across the US.
The Netherlands-based Youth Food Movement and InnoLeaps have partnered to bring to life The Food Ecosystem Accelerator.
We caught up with Anthony Hawes, CEO of AgBiTech, an Australian biopesticide company that's been operating in the ag biological space for 16 years.
In honor of Earth Day, Souper Seconds has launched a mobile app designed to help chefs and other food manufacturers get their hands on “seconds”, ugly fruit and vegetables that go wasted each year.
The farm management software platform has opened a new office at WGA's center in Salinas, while Costco is making loans to organic farmers as demand grows, and find out how many billionaires are getting farm subsidies.
The drone technology company is the first ag-related investment for Yamaha Motor Ventures, which was joined by Verizon Ventures, NTT Docomo, and USAA as new investors in PrecisionHawk.
Capital raisings for predictive food industry forecasting company Fiddlehead, drone tech company PrecisionHawk, and food hyperlocal marketplace contribute to this week's funding-in-brief.