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Louisa is editor of AgFunderNews, with a background in agriculture investment journalism and other financial markets. Please get in touch on [email protected] or follow her on twitter @iamlbt.

UPDATE: Aqua-Spark Invests in 2 Aquaculture Tech Startups: BioFishency’s $2.4m Series A & Molofeed

**UPDATED: MARCH 27, 13:55 ET. Added additional Aqua-Spark investment announced today, and corrected Aqua-Spark’s assets under management to €72.5m**

BioFishency, an aquaculture filtration technology startup, has raised $2.4 million in funding from global seafood tech investor Aqua-Spark, The Trendlines Group and a private Chinese investor.

“Basic Farm Tech Tools Won’t Provide VCs the Exit Returns They Need, So Why Are VCs Still Investing in Them?”

Nolan Paul, Partner at Yamaha Motor Ventures and ex-head of R&D Strategy and Emerging Technology at leading produce grower Driscoll's is offering his thoughts on how the agritech sector is developing ahead of his speaking slot at World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in San Francisco next month.

Future Food: Will We Have Kitchens in 2050? Climate Corp Founder Friedberg Shares His Vision of Future Food System

What will you be eating in 2050? How will it get to your table? How we grow, purchase, and eat our food is changing. New technologies are playing a key role in shaping that change. In this podcast, we speak to the people driving that future, from entrepreneurs and venture capital investors, to chef, farmers and food businesses. Welcome to Future Food!

Digital Agtech Spotlight: Intterra is Integrating Farmers, Suppliers, Advisors, Traders, Bankers on 5m Acres

Earlier this month, a Russian agtech startup called Intterra entered into a partnership with global agribusiness Syngenta to use its digital platform in Russia, connecting more than 100 farmers across 2 million hectares (nearly 5 million acres) of cropland in 2019.

Acceligen Will Use Gene Editing to Improve Health and Welfare of Agricultural Animals, Inc Antibiotics Reduction

Editor’s Note: Recombinetics, the gene editing company operating in agriculture and human therapeutics, is spinning out its agriculture business into a new company called Acceligen. Acceligen will focus on gene editing animals to improve their health — reducing the need for antibiotics in swine, for example — and welfare by reducing the need for certain practices such as castration, also in swine.

EXCLUSIVE: Founder of Agtech’s First Unicorn David Friedberg Reveals Investment Portfolio of The Production Board

You may have seen The Production Board crop up on a few agrifood tech investments, but there's little publicly-available information about the investment holding company founded by David Friedberg. Until now.