Category Archives: Research & Data

Ag Industry Brief: Global Agripreneurs Challenge in Jo’Burg, White House Hints at Tighter Cannabis Regs, Cricket Food Co Awarded $100k Grant, more

Also, John Deere has opened a strategic technology office in the Iowa State University Research Park and Aggrigator launches a Farm to Shelf Marketplace for small farmers to sell direct to restaurants, schools, and grocery stores.

A Guide to Seafood & Aquaculture Technology: Startups Raise $193m in 2016 but More Innovation Needed

Investment in seafood and aquaculture technology increased 271% compared to the $52 million raised across both 2014 and 2015, but there is still a huge need for technology to bring efficiency and sustainability to the industry.

Ag Industry Brief: First Ag Data Lawsuit in Poultry Industry, Agribusinesses Write to Trump, AgriProtein to Roll Out 100 Insect Farms, more

A meaty industry brief this week includes a lawsuit against larger food companies including Tyson and Perdue, new grant options for food & ag research, India's TIME winner of the year, and a plan to build 100 black soldier fly farms.

Best of 2016: The AgFunderNews Jealousy List

We are very proud of the coverage we've given the food and agriculture technology market over the year, but there are always, of course, stories in other publications that we wish we'd written!

Dreaming of an Agritech New Year: Industry Wishes for 2017

Is more venture capital investment on your wish list? Or are you hoping to see more robotics startups or employable talent in the space? We spoke to a range of industry insiders to find out what they're dreaming of for 2017.