Biologics hold substantial promise for a more sustainable food system, but with millions of microbes to sort through, startups are turning to partnerships to hunt for the most promising strains in the bacterial haystack.
A household name in the UK, the Grosvenor family can trace its ancestry back to William the Conqueror’s cousin and today Hugh Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster, is godfather to Prince George. No big deal then. But what's the link to foodtech?
Data management company Farmobile plans to use the new funding to help it expand its aggregation and data-for-profit services worldwide. For Ag Growth International, it could mean integrates more data-focused tech into its equipment offerings.
The future of row crop production is exciting and compelling, and as innovators and investors discuss the “possible,” an important question lingers: how – and how fast - will the farmers evolve their practices and business models to be successful as tomorrow’s farm leaders?
To mobilize the innovative power of the remote sensing sector for cocoa, the Rainforest Alliance recently announced the Ag-tech developer challenge – a call to remote-sensing, high-tech and earth-observation companies.
Regenerative agriculture is having a moment. For long-time regen ag practitioners and proponents, this is probably jarring. But having written about regenerative agriculture for five years now, I've never seen such engagement or our stories about this ultra-sustainable method of farming perform so well.
Jennifer is an expert marketer with a career spanning many different industries outside of agriculture, most recently at StubHub the event ticketing business, so it's really interesting to hear about her transition into this industry.
Designed with farmers for farmers, Fieldin is helping farmers make more precise use of pesticide management inputs while improving yields and cutting costs. FieldIn was the winner of the Most Innovative US Startup Pre-Series A award at the 2019 Agri-FoodTech Innovation Awards in March.