There's a real risk that the biggest agricultural companies in the world right now might not be the same in 10 years’ time. That doesn't have to be the case, but if you look at the data, it's not hard to imagine it happening, writes Paul Cuatrecasas.
This is the second article in a three-part series from Joe Byrum about agricultural data as a commodity and currency, this time focusing on farmers.
With technology set to disrupt the food & beverage industry, it’s becoming clear that, for companies that wish to survive, change is not an option, write sustainability consultant Tod Christenson.
Where are all the women in the agriculture industry, asks Amy Wu?
Retail sales of labeled fresh grassfed beef reached $272 million in 2016, up from $17 million in 2012 and doubling every year, according to a new report entitled Back to Grass: the Market Potential for U.S. Grassfed Beef.
There are few places in the world that have a better environment for building agtech devices and large scale smart farming projects than Taiwan, writes Matthew Ryan.
The first in a three-part series by Joseph Byrum explores the development of data as an agricultural commodity.
China’s food industry is modernizing at its fastest pace ever, using more technology to scale up and meet higher standards, according to Alex Zhang, cofounder of Hosen Capital.
What exactly does the buzz phrase precision agriculture mean, and how is technology enabling it? Remi Schmaltz takes a closer look.
Earth Day provides a prime opportunity to reflect on the state of environmental sustainability in the food and agriculture industry.
The search is on for a sustainable alternative to the 30 million tons of wild caught fish that are currently used to feed farmed fish.
Joško Bobanović, partner at VC Sofinnova Partners, discusses the nuances of investing in industrial biotech, the impact of Brexit, and the challenges some biotech companies face in finding financing.
There's still a long way to go before we have a complete understanding of soil health and how it interacts with plant growth, according to Bill Buckner, president and CEO of the Noble Foundation.
It's now been over a year since Western Growers (WGA), the member association for west coast fruit, vegetable, and permanent crop farmers, opened the doors of its Center for Innovation and Technology (WGCIT) in Salinas.
Hasti Afsarifard is corporate innovation manager at Plug and Play Tech Center, the accelerator organization that invested in DropBox and PayPal.
Investors want to know that the rules around bio-based projects aren't going to change on them, and that's where today’s governments have a significant role to play, according to speakers at the World Bio Markets (WBM) conference.
We caught up with Chris Davidson, director of planning and business development of John Deere’s Crop Care platform and John Teeple, director of technology in the Precision Ag Technology Group to find out.
We caught up with Nierenberg to get a high-level view of the challenges facing the industry today, how technology can play a role, and being a female entrepreneur.
Gene editing was a key topic discussed at this week’s World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in San Francisco.
We caught up with SupraSensor founder Calden Carroll to find out a bit more about the acquisition and how the startup merged with Climate Corp.