Cargill has released the first of a suite of digital tools across its animal nutrition business -- Dairy Enteligen -- and is set to announce at least four more before the second half of next year.
We caught up with Dr Gary Stutte who led research at NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Centre to develop sustainable food production systems for long-duration space missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond.
The fund raised capital predominantly from institutional investors including university endowments, funds of funds, insurance companies, and asset managers.
We caught up with Elsa Sotiriadis is Chief Futurist and Director of RebelBio UK at SOSV, ahead of her speaking slot at Future Food Tech's London conference October 18-19.
In this episode, I speak to Jorge Heraud, the cofounder and CEO of Blue River Technology, a Silicon Valley startup bringing robotics to the farm. Blue River was recently acquired by John Deere, the world's largest tractor company, for $305 million.
While energy is a new sector of focus for Larta, which has typically focused on life sciences, health, and agriculture, there is a lot of crossover and potential for synergies with these sectors, according to Rohit Shukla, CEO of Larta.
We caught up with Lisa Feria, CEO of Stray Dog, ahead of her speaking slot at Future Food-Tech conference in London next month where she's discussing the industry-wide trends set to transform the consumer-goods landscape by 2030.
The round takes the startup's total funding to over $300 million after it raised $156 million last year in Series C and D funding.
On the final day of AgTech Week in New York City, a panel of local experts got together to think about how the city can embrace, promote and foster urban agriculture.
Early stage investment in agrifood tech startups reached $4.4 billion in the first half of 2017, posting a 6% year-over-year increase reversing the downward trend of 2016 when agrifood tech investing dropped 17% to $6.9 billion from $8.3 billion in 2015.
MycoTech uses mushrooms and fungi to remove bitter tastes from food and drinks.
Deere & Company announced plans to acquire Blue River Tech for $305 million last week as the next step in its quest to build autonomous equipment for agriculture.
Computational biology startup Benson Hill Biosystems (BHB) has launched a new gene editing tool to provide an alternative to existing tools, including the high-profile CRISPR Cas9.
Agriculture biotechnology (ag biotech) applies to all technologies used on the farm involving biological or chemical processes.
Agrible’s suite of products for farmers largely center around the Morning Farm Report, a central dashboard which incorporates a range of data to give farmers field-level information about their farms.
"This is the start of the next chapter in agriculture," says Kiersten Stead from MGV, an investor in Blue River.
Agrifood tech is a small but growing segment of the startup and venture capital universe that is increasingly capturing the attention of investors.
There are now more than 400 Israeli startups working on innovations for the global agriculture sector, according to new research from Start-Up Nation Central, an Israeli NGO and Greensoil Investments, a local agritech venture capital firm.
Global private equity group TPG has invested in Brazilian digital ag company Solinftec through its Alternative and Renewable Technologies growth equity platform TPG ART.
We caught up with Ally Monk, CEO of motorleaf, a few months after the business raised a $1.1m seed round of funding, to get an update on how the business is progressing.