Category: Opinion

aerobotics

Checking in with Aerobotics 

Word has been getting around about Aerobotics’ incredible decision support technology for tree crops. Rob Leclerc shares some facts and figures about the startup’s rapid growth to-date.

indoor agtech

Indoor AgTech Landscape: 1,000+ companies innovating inside

People are recognizing the potential opportunity for indoor growing to address many of the challenges in food and ag. Since the Plenty funding in late 2017, we have seen a surge of funding for both sunless and greenhouse approaches, says The Mixing Bowl releasing its first Indoor AgTech Landscape.

alternative protein

Why technology could make animals obsolete

Wherever we look, humans have consistently built technologies that surpass their animal predecessors. Cars replaced horses, petroleum replaced whales, tractors replaced oxen, telecommunications replaced carrier pigeons. Food may be next.

brazil

5 things being talked about in Brazil

The PMA Science and Technology team visited Brazil last month for Fresh Connections: Brazil with 900 participants from the fruit and vegetable industry. They also convened a Science and Technology Dinner, conducted member visits and visited the AgTech Garage in Piracicaba. Here’s 5 things Vonnie Estes heard.