On a mission to help paint a clearer picture of the emerging ag big data technologies out there, AgFunderNews recently spoke with eight companies to learn more about the space.
The two agribusinesses are partnering up to develop biological solutions for agriculture with an eye toward commercialization.
Chris Baggott, the serial entrepreneur and co-founder of two major marketing software programs, has turned his attention to food and agriculture with the creation of two new startups.
Phytoption poised to transform the natural additives sector with its solubilizing technology and recently won the BioCrossroads New Venture Competition.
The biotech research company expects its engineered "energy" tobacco to outperform other leading biomass feedstocks as a low cost, sustainable alternative to fossil fuels.
As its name suggests, the Minnesota-based company is revamping cumbersome modern tractors into nimble, autonomous vehicles.
Growing food was not the initial motivation for vertical farming company TruLeaf. It was a desire to find solutions to chronic disease through clean, nutritious food, Gregg Curwin, chief executive tells AgFunderNews.
“I live in what most people consider the breadbasket of cannabis,” says Josh Artman, CEO and founder of The Green Exchange, Inc., speaking from his home in a small town in northern Mendocino County.
Zulal Oasis, the joint venture subsidiary of Hassad Food, recently held an open day for local farmers, investors and agriculture specialists.
A group of graduates has established Farmster, a social purpose corporation, which aims to build community farms across the U.S.
The agribusiness has created a nutrition system for livestock producers and has donated to an educational project at a dairy farm pursuing innovative and sustainable practices.
Kuli Kuli's moringa-based products are now available in 500 stores across the country after the company received an endorsement from Chelsea Clinton last month.
Farmland Partners, the listed farmland real estate investment trust, has launched a loan program for farmers to help bridge operating costs amid commodity price slump.
Illumitex has launched a program to help growers take advantage of the USDA's Rural Energy for America Program (REAP), which provides grants to agricultural entities using energy-efficient improvements or a renewable energy system.
There is an emerging trend building in India for young startup businesses to partner with large, local corporates. Sickle Innovations, a business focused on designing efficient agri equipment for agriculture in India, as entered into one such partnership.
Collecting farmland performance data globally has been a bugbear for many investors for a long time. Map of Agriculture hopes to fill the information gap with a global resource for investors, and possibly farmers too.
With one of the world's oldest agriculture sectors, the UK is home to a large amount of agricultural research in technologies and science. Here are three institutions offering funding or support to agtech entrepreneurs and startups.
The recipient of $2m in angel financing last week, HUVRData, drone-based data analytics company, has now officially launched as a service for agriculture, wind farms, solar farms and the oil and gas sector.
Smart Agriculture Analytics, an English language data provider for China’s agriculture technology market, will now connect non-Chinese agtech and input providers with Chinese distributors.
The UDSA and Microsoft have launched the Innovation Challenge, a contest offering access to large amounts of USDA data. Awards include cash prizes and the deadline is November.