Soil is the largest living organism on earth, yet humans know far more about our solar system than we do the top six inches of soil on this planet. Soil testing offers some amazing opportunities for farmers to find new efficiencies within their operations and to increase yields but we are just starting to scratch the surface.
Today dairy is our most efficient form of animal protein delivery, but large efficiency improvement opportunities remain and dairy tech can help.
Agriculture Coops can be a place to adapt and disperse technology innovation. Unfortunately, in most cases, adoption has been slow due to a lack of a technology embedded in coop culture.
In a gradually maturing industry, companies need to focus on the primary scope of their business if they want to be successful. For indoor farmers, this may mean a choice between selling technology and selling produce.
Our evergrowing global subscriber base of agrifood tech entrepreneurs, venture capital investors, agrifood corporates, governments, and enthusiasts means that we have an incredible amount of expertise in our 45,000-strong network.
Algae in various forms can be integrated into a wide array of foods and beverages, ranging from veggie shakes and smoothies to meal replacements and the growth potential is limited only by the capacity to establish a robust, ever-expanding supply chain.
Ag biotech is a central focus of agrifood tech investing; here Brett Morris from TechAccel says out the firm's market map of the category.
From lab to farm, we are seeing thematic collaboration between large industry players and nimble, opportunistic technology entrepreneurs.
Indoor farming startups growing fruits and vegetables globally have raised over $285 million since the start of 2017, but the question is, who will win this market in the end, writes Dave Vosburg.
There are a number of key areas of opportunity for agrifood tech startups in Europe as the support and resources available to entrepreneurs increases slowly, write Thomas van den Boezem and Louisa Burwood-Taylor.
Spoiler Alert's Ricky Ashenfelter offers AgFunderNews readers an exclusive preview of the Strategic Guide for Using Data to Drive Food Loss and Waste Reductions.
People fundamentally misdiagnose the opportunity in digital agriculture when they sum it up as “grow more with less" write Jess Bollinger and Adam Wolf of Arable.
How do we value the data that come from the farm? The question has no simple answer, writes Joseph Byrum.
Data analytics are bringing about the end of commodity business in food and agriculture, writes Mike Neal.
J. Matthew Pryor recently attended the AusAg & Foodtech Summit in Adelaide, Australia, and here shares his key takeaways.
Dr. Naira Hovakimyan describes some of the inherent challenges in applying data analysis to agriculture and offers some thoughts on the solution for the digital agriculture industry going forward.
Sarah Nolet shares a few lessons for new agtech entrants from the Society of Precision Agriculture Australia's recent symposium.
It's a critical matter to prepare the next generation of farmers and give them the technology they want and need.
More collaboration between biological and chemical crop protection makers can better serve growers, workers, consumers, and the environment.
Farmers are all too familiar with the rampant uncertainty that riddles the markets and crops every season, so they should consider putting together a hedging strategy, writes Howard Marella.