We caught up with Goggin about working in the supply chain and with legacy grocery stores – both corners of the food system dominated by men.
North Carolina-based satellite data analytics startup FarmShots has been acquired by Syngenta for an undisclosed amount plus more in our weekly brief.
Both Walmart and Nestle are getting into new technologies while Florida citrus growers get some relief and the cannabis industry gets some M&A, plus more in our weekly brief.
Produce farmers from the Salinas Valley to the Hudson Valley are beginning to make sense of a new set of rules that regulate how they do business.
The USDA is shuffling its digital tools to catch up with times while Argentina's government sends millions toward agrifood startups and more in our weekly brief.
Bill Gates invests $40 million in livestock health research through a Scottish non-profit, Kroger wants to challenge Amazon with the help of Alibaba, and more in our weekly brief.
Indoor farm Plenty makes plans in China while startups merge and launch new products in this week's brief.
According to the US Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity agtech innovations are a key means to better business and improved life for rural Americans.
President Trump and the Supreme Court weigh in on agriculture issues while startups launch new products in this week's brief.
As several US make progress toward legalizing cannabis, the federal government makes motions towards stricter enforcement of the federal cannabis ban, plus more news from the agrifood industry in this week's brief.
Tech-enabled farming is taking hold in rural Australia, creating an opening for more sustainable farming, according to a recent study by the National Australia Bank
J.D. Vance, author of "Hillbilly Elegy" and former Peter Thiel employee, will lead the $150 million Rise of the Rest fund aimed at startups in cities outside California, Massachusetts, and New York, plus more in our weekly brief.
A new fund will address the credit gap in the agriculture industry by raising capital from institutional investors and lending to agricultural aggregators like cooperatives, traders, and processors in developing countries and more in our weekly brief.
An agrifood tech investor takes leave after accusations of sexual misconduct, plus more personnel changes and agtech team-ups in this week's brief.
Blue Apron and Chipotle are getting new CEOs after a tumultuous year for both companies, plus more in our weekly news brief.
Barilla, the family-owned company best known for its signature blue pasta box, announced a new food-focused venture fund and accelerator called Blu1877, plus more in our weekly brief.