Rob Trice, founder of The Mixing Bowl, shares his thoughts on how agtech entrepreneurs are building their businesses and how it compares to other sectors.
The Australian agricultural industry is enthusiastic about the potential of technologies to improve operations, but its agtech innovation ecosystem is immature.
Vonnie Estes is an agtech consultant with a particular focus on building biotech-focused startups. Here she drills down into the disruption taking place in the industry through innovations in big data.
The Association for Vertical Farming (AVF) and Illumitex created the 2016 Vertical Farming Award competition to promote innovation and awarded first prize to a Malaysian community project.
Is it possible that genetically modified crops are on the road to redemption in Europe? It looks like Bayer might think so after its recent offer to acquire Monsanto, writes Emma Cowan.
Last week, Benson Hill Biosystems announced the launch of CropOS, its data analytics platform, which uses machine learning and cloud biology to tackle agriculture’s biggest challenges.
Marcus Glassman from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs shares his key takeaways from the recent event and the report released by the council.
There's more to big data than precision agriculture, argues Matt Crisp, CEO of Benson Hill Biosystems, ahead of a panel on Cloud Biology for agriculture at the Global AgInvesting conference tomorrow.
Noel Dickover, director at the PeaceTech Lab explains how agriculture big data tools, particularly those tracking weather, can help peacebuilders in conflict zones.
Mike Betts, director of investments for AgFunder, shares his thoughts on the development of the indoor ag industry.
Kevin Zussman is an agtech investor with Cultivian Sandbox, a venture capital firm that invests in food & agriculture technology startups. Here writes about pivoting into food and agriculture from other industries.
The agricultural drones market is flying. A new report from RnR Market Research states that it’ll be worth nearly $3.7 billion by 2022. DroneDeploy also reported that it's its largest commercial sector for DroneDeploy.
Kenneth Zuckerberg, senior research analyst in Rabobank's Food & Agribusiness Research & Advisory Group, shares his thoughts on the future of the agtech startup market.
We speak to three of the most established ag data companies to find out more about their methods of data collection and how they think their data will set them apart from others.
Dan Meagher, CEO of the company, gives AgFunderNews an update on the company’s progress 7 months after its Series D and a year after pivoting the business to focus on animal nutrition.
Phil Cruver is CEO of Catalina Sea Ranch, the first offshore aquaculture facility in US Federal waters. Here he describes the Ocean Internet of Things project that his company is also working on.
ESEV Genetics is a research & development company focused on cannabis breeding and genetics. Here Noam Chehanovsky, CTO and co-founder of the company, describes the benefit of MAS.
It's been a long road for the ag biologicals market, which has hit some hurdles over the years amid questions around efficacy. Here John Brubaker, CEO of Plant Impact, describes the journey for biostimulants in particular.
Noah Deich, executive director of the Center for Carbon Removal, shares insights heard at COP21 into how agtech can play a role in keeping global temperatures down.
An agtech entrepreneur and former venture capitalist, Matthew B. Crisp recently closed a Series A funding round for Benson Hill Biosystems, and here he shares some of his key takeaways.