Finless is focused on culturing higher-end species of fish like salmon and bluefin tuna and expects to be able to sell their product below market price of $100-$200 per pound for bluefin by the end of 2019.
The proclaimed dominance of technology over biology by this category of entrepreneurs has left some food safety experts concerned that consumers could be getting the wrong idea and startups may be drinking their own kool-aid.
Tropic Biosciences is using gene-editing technology including CRISPR to optimize coffee and banana crops.
Phytelligence, a micropropagation business, and food assistance app developer Propel are both in disputes with industry players about the rollout of their technologies that could impact their success to the detriment of the industries they serve.
A few details about the future of venture capital at the new integrated Bayer have emerged, but according to Bayer Crop Science CEO Liam Condon, firm plans are still months away.
Crop Pro Insurance has canceled nearly 200 crop production hail insurance policies just a few weeks into the company’s first planting season in operation.
Bayer, through Condon, has indicated that it is aware the merger presents an opportunity to reset public opinion about controversial technologies like GMOs and Dicamba, but the executive announcement last week suggests a complete overhaul is not in the cards.
As the eventual conclusion of Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto draws closer, all eyes are on the German healthcare and agriculture giant to find out what the new normal will look like. In agriculture, Liam Condon, CEO of Bayer CropScience, will have the primary role in shaping that new reality.
We caught up with farmland investor Shonda Warner to find out where frustrations with agtech startups start for farmers, and what low commodities prices mean for tech startups.
We caught up with JUST's director of emerging markets to get into the gritty details of how the company created a profitable product that costs just seven cents per serving.
As Bayer waits for the final go-ahead from regulators to merge with Monsanto, the company is coming to terms with what its role could be as the largest corporation in agriculture.
The 2018 competition (The TFF Challenge) will close applications on May 4 after which 10 finalist teams will be selected from thousands of entries from around the world to compete for the chance to win up to $25,000 in cash grants and a trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the TFF Summit.
The Grower Information Services Cooperative (GiSC) and Mainstreet Data are teaming up with IBM to offer a suite of digital services for GiSC members.
A new coalition of agriculture and finance industry players is working together to find new ways to get technology into the hand of smallholders farmers
So far in 2018, at least five startups using cellular agriculture, the science behind cultured meat that can be used to manufacture many animal products in a lab setting, have raised funds as this fledgling industry diversifies and grows.
A rising chorus of investors and stakeholders, along with some farmers, are beginning to spread the message that the health of the soil is just as important as the health of the plants growing in it.
Biologicals startup Inocucor has acquired ATP Nutrition in the opening salvo of a plan to become a “selective consolidator” in the premium crop inputs space.
HarvestPort wants to take over the task of “shopping around" by offering growers unique deals through an agricultural inputs marketplace.
AgNext has created a suite of tools, including hardware and software, to leverage data to improve the efficiency and profitability of farmers and processors.
In less than a year, international meal kit player HelloFresh has reduced its land-fill bound waste by 65% with the help of Boston-based startup Spoiler Alert, a B2B tech platform that helps food businesses, farms and nonprofits better manage unsold food inventory,