It’s perhaps not news that the Middle East is in a precarious position when it comes to food security. One of the hottest, driest, and most inhospitable climates on Earth, the region’s agriculture industries are unable to feed their populations so the countries import the vast majority of their food, leaving them at the mercy of foreign governments.
The round sees iUNU come out of stealth for the first time since pivoting from a plasma lighting business to greenhouse tech.
A recent survey shows that the Americas are by far the largest regional buyer of livestock antibiotics for the purpose of growth promotion.
Green Bits, a point of sale software provider for the cannabis industry has raised $2.2 million from Casa Verde Capital, land grant deans defend NAFTA, and no consensus on organic hydroponics.
We caught up with CEO John Dombrosky to find out how Agtech Accelerator is progressing and how he thinks about the health and challenges of the agtech ecosystem.
3Bar creates yield-boosting biologicals delivered in a unique container that allows the user to activate the microbes just before application, increasing the effectiveness of the product.
After gaining “superfood" status, the market for algae could reach up to $44.7bn by 2023, according to a new report.
InPlant Technologies CEO and CTO discuss growing a company in a male-dominated field.
There is more variety in indoor farming businesses than the megafarms that make the news.
Agrilyst and Motorleaf have partnered up to facilitate increased automation for indoor, hydroponic growers plus new acquisitions and hiring.
We caught up with Wells Fargo SVP Adam Bergman to discuss the role of financial institutions in the agtech startup ecosystem and how Wells Fargo is supporting it.
Granular CEO Sid Gorham will continue to helm Granular while also taking over digital agriculture for DuPont, which includes responsibility for DuPont’s agronomic software business.
In just the past few years, several food and agriculture companies have found themselves contending with activist investors.
Cro Pro, which claims to be the first VC-backed insurer to be approved to offer federally-backed policies, aims to promote agtech adoption through unique private, agtech insurance products.
The Greater Sacramento Economic Council is attempting to carve out a piece of the tech scene just 90 miles to the south, and thanks to UC Davis and nearly 250,000 acres of farmland, that means agtech too.
Controversial Monsanto email communications have been revealed by the New York Times.
Kevin Watt, land and livestock manager at TomKat Ranch, thinks that once the benefits of regenerative ranching can be fully quantified — through soil carbon measurements, forage density, and more — it could become a mainstay of both ranching and soil management.
The startup has now raised $273.5 million in debt and equity in total, making it the best funded alternative protein startup to date.
After a series of high profile acquisitions and more likely on the way, China is poised to have a much larger footprint in the global food supply chain in the near future, according to a new report from Rabobank.
We caught up with co-founder and managing director Patrick Rea to discuss the current political climate for cannabis and what Canopy’s new cohort say about where the cannabis industry is today.