Gabe Brown is a renowned figure in Regenerative Agriculture circle, and this week released his first book – Dirt to Soil, One Family’s Journey into Regenerative Agriculture.
“The problem with food waste is that it’s everyone’s responsibility, so it’s no one’s responsibility,” said Chris Cochran, executive director of ReFED, the multi-stakeholder nonprofit organization committed to reducing US food waste.
With highly skilled talent in many disciplines from animal and plant sciences to land management, the UK has a proven ability to develop and market new technologies.
We caught up with Soylent's VP of marketing ahead of his speaking slot at Future Food-Tech in London later this month.
Israel-based drone software company Skyx and US-based drone hardware designer Advanced Tactics (AT) have partnered to take crop spraying drones to the next level.
We grapple with the future of food, now more than ever, writes Rohit Shukla.
"Unless companies can solve supply chain issues and produce more food using novel tech, I don’t think the Chinese food industry will change tremendously,” Temasek's Anuj Maheshwari told delegates at 2050 China Food Tech Summit.
“Our networks are so tied in that in that it’s easy for us to go to our corporates and partners and ask them what they are looking for,” says Sprout Accelerator business strategy advisor Stu Bradbury.
Various organizations in the country are collaborating to make a concerted effort to promote Argentina's strengths in agtech and convened at last month's AgTech Week.
Estes is a prominent figure in the agriculture biotech scene, having held technology leadership roles at prominent companies including DuPont, Monsanto and Syngenta, as well as for small startups and venture funds.
The clash over consumers’ demand for fast food chains to improve the animal welfare requirements that they use when sourcing meat hit new heights last week when the third largest public retirement fund in America, New York Pension Fund, penned a letter to McDonald’s warning it about “potential financial and reputational risks associated with McDonald’s chicken welfare practices.”
Maersk is accepting applications for the second edition of its FoodTrack accelerator program, which will place an added emphasis on connecting startups to relevant partners and experts in the company.
The fledgling startup industry looks different to other global markets with the vast majority of innovation and investment ($1.7 billion) taking place downstream; but China’s agrifood startup scene has something the US market does not.
On Monday, a United Airlines plane powered by biojet fuel made a landmark non-stop voyage from San Francisco to Zurich.
The Truterra Insights Engine quantifies the economic and environmental benefits of certain practices and strategies to enable farmers to identify and select farm management options.
The New Food Economy recently investigated those ethical eaters (dubbed conscious carnivores) who choose to consume meat only under certain standards such as locally sourced and humanely raised without antibiotics.
AgDNA has partnered with CNH Industrial to give its customers access to AgDNA’s AI-enabled technology platform. Paul Turner writes about the partnership and the increasing interest in AI by major equipment manufacturers.
According to the report, some $85 million worth of farmland in its first fund — Vital Farmland LP — generated a financial return of 67%, but also $21.4 million in ecosystem service value, which accrues to the surrounding communities and environment.
A non-profit consortium of venture funds, banks, corporations, universities, and foundations has launched a platform to invest in startups and projects addressing some of the food system's major challenges.