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

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

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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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