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.
“These are exciting times, these are challenging times, but the breakthroughs are incredible,” saysErik Andrejko, VP of Science at Climate Corp. When it comes to finding ways to feed our ever-increasing population while combating the effects of climate change, Andrejko sees some clear parameters: “It’s going to be about integrated solutions—integrating information from different sources from different pieces of equipment.
Colorado-based Surna, Inc, a manufacturer serving the growing indoor cannabis cultivation sector, recently announced the major expansion of its existing facility in the city of Boulder to respond to increasing demand.
AgFunderNews recently had the opportunity to ask Jack Hemenway of Moss Enterprises, a leading technology education provider to a host of industries including farming, five questions about the future of 3D printing in agriculture and what every investor should know about this exciting new technology.
AgriClear launched last month as the first cattle trading platform to provide online transaction and payments services. It's a joint venture between the founders and Canadian exchange and clearing house TMX Group.
Editor’s Note: AgFunderNews recently had the chance to speak with Gregg Halverson, President of Black Gold Farms. Halverson will be speaking at the Forbes Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit, taking place in Salinas, CA, July 8-9.
Editor’s Note: AgFunderNews recently had the opportunity to speak with The Honorable Joe Gunter, Mayor of Salinas, on the relationship between agriculture and technology both in his home town and around the world.
As the world population continues to climb, so does the demand for food. With a finite amount of arable land, keeping up on the supply side is a major challenge for farmers located in certain regions of the world.
Earlier today, Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group announced the launch of a broad scale agricultural partnership between Israel and China. Founded in 1998, Kingenta is a Chinese technology enterprise dedicated to the development, production, and marketing of compound fertilizers, slow/controlled -release fertilizers, water soluble fertilizer, and other specialty fertilizers.
Aerobotic Innovations, a drone control and safety application, announced recently that it has partnered with Packet Digital LLC to offer new products that will combine their respective state-of-the-art software and hardware technologies.