Smart farming is the use of digital technologies on the farm to help farmers manage their operations more reliably and efficiently, largely through precision agriculture.
FoodBytes and GROW announce competition winners while Nestle and PepsiCo get involved in accelerator programs, and a cannabis accelerator opens for applications.
Agriculture data has been a big disappointment for the majority of farmers, particularly in the US. But there is still much potential if approached the right way, according to Igor Ivanov and Ellen Czaika.
While agtech startup activity tends to concentrate on the two coasts of the US, there are a growing number of rural agtech startups. We speak to three to find out what it's like building a startup outside of San Francisco and New York.
The US agriculture industry has responded to requests for comments about a relaxation in the regulation of genetically engineered (GE) organisms.
Whole Foods' acquisition by Amazon is a chance for them to restore the best part of the business, with technology and innovation as the driving force, writes Emma Cosgrove.
Pat Rogers, a fifth-generation peanut and cotton producer, is the creator and visionary behind AgFuse, a social network for farmers.
Two weeks ago I headed to Stockholm, Sweden to speak at and attend the Sweden Food Tech “Big Meet” conference and I was impressed by the small but growing level of activity in the country.
It would be hard for the large multinational food companies to ignore the rapid innovation taking place in their industry.
Blue Apron filed for an IPO, and an internal dispute at Hampton Creek are just two stories in this week's industry brief.
FBN says the tool offers a new future for crop marketing, using networks and data to increase profits and level out what it describes as an uneven playing field for farmers.
Consumers are getting impatient with restaurants and retailers for dragging their feet on using antibiotics in livestock that are medically important to humans.
Intrapreneurial projects are a way for large companies gain in agility, to the benefit of the whole food and agriculture innovation ecosystem, writes Christophe Breuillet.
The first artificial intelligence (AI) enabled augmented reality crop management system may be coming to an indoor farm near you very soon, according to Ryan Hooks of Huxley.
Ever get to the end of the week faced with a fridge full of rotting produce and gone off meat because plans to cook up a storm got sidetracked? You're not alone.
Three players in the very small, but growing, cultured meat club spoke together on a panel at the Reducetarian Summit in New York City earlier this month.
Brexit presents an opportunity for the UK to re-pivot, refocus and redeploy its capital and energies towards the nation’s value-added agricultural technologies and cutting-edge science capabilities, writes Richard Ferguson.
Trimble to Acquire Müller-Elektronik to Extend its Precision Agriculture Capabilities
There are five key barriers to digital agtech adoption, according to a new report from Rabobank.
There's a real risk that the biggest agricultural companies in the world right now might not be the same in 10 years’ time. That doesn't have to be the case, but if you look at the data, it's not hard to imagine it happening, writes Paul Cuatrecasas.