A recent movement by some outdoor organic growers to prevent the inclusion of hydroponic operations from the organic register highlights what organic really means.
Two startup resources have launched new programs promising investment and mentorship for entrepreneurs, while Monsanto withdraws GM cotton seed application in India, and two drones companies partner.
AgFunder, AgThentic, and Ag Innovation Development Group have released a new report detailing the 77 different startup resources for food and ag startups.
There’s no doubt that agriculture technology, as a sector of innovation, is having a moment. But how will agritech investment play out over the long term?
Investors are not worried by the DEA's decision not to loosen federal cannabis regulations and say it's business as usual for cannabis innovation.
Monsanto has made the first move towards building a centralized and open digital platform for farmers to access agronomic data and analysis from a range of providers through its subsidiary Climate Corporation.
Ahead of the release of his new data-heavy report, Patrick Keating of Keating International gives an exclusive insight into how the global food system has progressed since the earliest forms of food and agriculture technology.
A disturbing video of Tyson employees kicking, punching, throwing, and killing chickens at a "cage-free" facility has been released by an animal rights group. Also this week, the road to federal cannabis legalization was blocked by the DEA.
The WFP has tasked itself with achieving “Zero Hunger” by 2030 and is looking to agriculture innovation and technology to help get there.
Drone delivery, GMO labeling, antibiotics in cows, agtech startups joining accelerators, new hires, and food safety are some of the issues covered in the weeks' industry brief.
Public and philanthropic investors provide the bulk of funding for initiative trying to reverse or prevent land degradation globally, but there's a role for private investors too, argues Renee Cheung, founder of Bonterra Partners.
Orange Silicon Valley (OSV), the Bay Area innovation division of French telecommunications company Orange, has released a new report focused on agritech
California ag biotech company Ceres is facing a shareholder lawsuit challenging the company’s recent sale to major dairy cooperative Land O’Lakes for $17.6 million.
Ahead of New Harvest's conference on the emerging science next week, Erin Kim sheds light on some of the key production methods behind cellular agriculture.
On a quest to understand the forces at play in the agricultural economy, and to assess the role that agtech could play in this economy, Rogers has written a two-part in-depth analysis for AgFunderNews
On a quest to understand the forces at play in the agricultural economy, and to assess the role that agtech could play in this economy, Barclay Rogers, CEO of Good Earth Irrigation, has written a two-part in-depth analysis for AgFunderNews.
Kolb discusses agtech adoption challenges, how different types of agtech are being adopted, and the importance of farmer mentality when building agtech startups.
Despite recent average rainfall, California continues to cope with water scarcity. The state may be eyeing water tech to help get its farmers back afloat.
A group of researchers from Harvard University has teamed up with Monsanto to develop what could be the next wave of technology to fight pests that have become resistant to crops genetically-engineered to deter or kill them.
Food fraud and safety is a growing global concern that’s capturing the attention of an increasing number of resources worldwide, including the Department of Homeland Security.