Biologicals startup Inocucor has acquired ATP Nutrition in the opening salvo of a plan to become a “selective consolidator” in the premium crop inputs space.
HarvestPort wants to take over the task of “shopping around" by offering growers unique deals through an agricultural inputs marketplace.
AgNext has created a suite of tools, including hardware and software, to leverage data to improve the efficiency and profitability of farmers and processors.
In less than a year, international meal kit player HelloFresh has reduced its land-fill bound waste by 65% with the help of Boston-based startup Spoiler Alert, a B2B tech platform that helps food businesses, farms and nonprofits better manage unsold food inventory,
We caught up with Carlos Kokron, vice president and managing director at Qualcomm Ventures to find out how the corporate VC manages such an international portfolio of investments and where it's looking next for growth.
Farmers Business Network makes an acquisition in Canada while Bayer sells assets to get ready for the big takeover, plus more in this week's brief.
Though the price of the acquisition was not disclosed, DTN SVP Ed Mattix offered that DTN is a conservative buyer looking to directly profit off of its acquisitions and that there would likely be more to come.
A publicly available and editable list of women leaders in agriculture, started by Agrilyst CEO Allison Kopf, challenges event and conference organizers to increase gender representation in public discussions of the industry.
After one year of testing, Monsanto is collaborating with hyper-local weather data provider Understory to optimize the company’s seed production operation in Argentina.
The USDA makes multiple impactful rulings while Food System 6 Accelerator chooses a new cohort and BayWa announces an agtech competition in this week's brief.
The Mekong AgriTech Challenge (MATCh), the Mekong region's first AgTech pitch competition and market access boot camp, launched for the first time last week.
Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer, is launching a partnership with Florida startup Anuvia Plant Nutrients to convert the hog manure created by the company’s farming operations into fertilizer.
Beta Hatch cultivates mealworms for animal feed using patent-pending equipment, a trade-secret process and unique genetic stock, developed by entomologist and founder Virginia Emery.
AgVend is the latest entrant into a small set of players vying for the so far small community of farmers looking to purchase online - all banking on the expectation that that community will grow.
At the closing investor discussion at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in San Francisco on March 21, three agrifood investors concluded that though the exits of 2017 were good to see, they weren’t necessarily as replicable as many may hope.
We caught up with Emma Weston, cofounder and CEO of AgriDigital, on the sidelines of the recent World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit to discuss how she sells blockchain technology to different rungs in the supply chain with various levels of fluency, and where new traceability technologies should ultimately be headed.
One agrifood tech VC vet heads from Monsanto Growth Ventures to Temasek while indoor growers get together to develop industry safety standards, plus agtech M&A in this week's brief.
The Future Food Asia Award (FFAA), Asia’s first agrifood tech startup up competition, will be presented in Singapore for the second year on May 23.
FoodLogiQ is a single software platform that allows multiple links in the food supply chain to manage the quality and traceability of the food they source and sell, aided by a barcode-based tracking system.
Tyson Ventures has been tight-lipped on what might come next for the corporate VC, but at the Future Food Tech Conference, managing director Reese Schroeder offered some insight into what might be ahead for the protein giant.