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AgriFood Headlines: Agrilyst’s Digital Coop for Indoor Ag, Land O’ Lakes Accelerator, Deliveroo’s Innovation Fund, more

May 24, 2018

The AgriFood News Aggregator features headlines from around the globe collected on AgFunder’s news sharing platform #feedit each week. Have news to share? Post it here and engage, share, and debate with your peers.

AgriFood Tech Venture News

Agrilyst announces digital cooperative for indoor agriculture – Medium

Land O’Lakes Accepting Applications for 2018 Dairy Accelerator Program – PR

10 Finalists in the Thought for Food Challenge  – PR

Applications Open for AgLaunch Bootcamp for Tennessee Agricultural Innovation Startups – PR

Axter Agroscience: Results of Farm Testing of Biostimulant Exceed Expectations – PR

Deliveroo announces £5m ‘innovation fund’ to support UK restaurants – Catering Today

AgriDigital selected for Austrade’s Land Pad Program in San Francisco – PR

Smart Yields and Rocky Mountain Farmers Union Launch Cutting-Edge Technology Program to Enhance Crop Monitoring Across 1M Acres – PR

RotoGro inks pivotal ag-tech perishable foods deal – FinFeed

French food tech startup EKIM raises €2.2 million to start the food “robolution” – EU-Startups

Ag Startup Engine Introduced new sponsorship levels – PR

AgriFood Industry News

Agrimetrics Launches Field Explorer: A “Digital Twin” for Agrifood  – PR

The U.S. Postal Service will mail you baby chickens. Yes, live chickens. – The New Food Economy

Princeton University’s Vertical Farming Project Partners with Local Elementary School – PR

Coffee Waste Is Now Fetching a 480% Premium Over Coffee Itself – Bloomberg

Bayer launches online training in good agricultural practices – PR

Capture Premiums on Grain with Improved Inventory Management on the Farm – Decisive Farming

AgriFood & Tech Commentary

Campbell’s Next CEO Needs to Focus on M&A  – Bloomberg

Container Farming — The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – YouTube

These 4 Tech Trends Are Driving Us Toward Food Abundance  – Singularity Hub

Indonesian Blockchain Platform HARA is Empowering Billions – PR

Strong growth in bio-based building blocks and moderate growth in bio-based polymers – Bio-Based News

Blockchain technology is being used in the early disruption of Kenya’s agribusiness – Quartz Africa

Next-gen nutrition: How new Korean 3-D food printer can meet individual dietary needs – Food Navigator Asia

Blockchain technology will improve the quality of what you eat. Food for thought? – Global Coin Report

How Food52 Strikes a Winning Balance Between Content and Commerce  – First Round Review

AgriFood Policy News

John Boehner’s Pot Firm Is Bringing Big Weed to New Jersey – Merry Jane

Nevada Cannabis Entrepreneur Questioned Over Dealings with Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen  – Merry Jane

USDA Unveils Prototypes for GMO Food Labels, And They’re… Confusing – NPR

AgriNovus Indiana adds start-up and state executives to Board of Directors – PR


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