The first half of 2018 is over and it's been an incredible six months for the agrifood tech industry. Here are the 10 best read agrifood tech articles published on AgFunderNews during the first half of 2018.
AVA is one of a small number of consumer tech-enabled grow systems on the market, which collectively raised just over $4 million in funding in 2017, according to AgFunder data.
ImpactVision has launched a new application that uses hyperspectral imagery to detect foreign objects in food.
As Bayer waits for the final go-ahead from regulators to merge with Monsanto, the company is coming to terms with what its role could be as the largest corporation in agriculture.
The 2018 competition (The TFF Challenge) will close applications on May 4 after which 10 finalist teams will be selected from thousands of entries from around the world to compete for the chance to win up to $25,000 in cash grants and a trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the TFF Summit.
In less than a year, international meal kit player HelloFresh has reduced its land-fill bound waste by 65% with the help of Boston-based startup Spoiler Alert, a B2B tech platform that helps food businesses, farms and nonprofits better manage unsold food inventory,
The USDA makes multiple impactful rulings while Food System 6 Accelerator chooses a new cohort and BayWa announces an agtech competition in this week's brief.
The Mekong AgriTech Challenge (MATCh), the Mekong region's first AgTech pitch competition and market access boot camp, launched for the first time last week.
Tyson Ventures has been tight-lipped on what might come next for the corporate VC, but at the Future Food Tech Conference, managing director Reese Schroeder offered some insight into what might be ahead for the protein giant.
We caught up with Adrian Percy, global head of R&D for Crop Science at Bayer on the sidelines of the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit, to discuss the company's open innovation strategies in the area of biologicals and novel crop inputs.
The winners of the 2018 Agfunder Innovation Awards were announced on Tuesday, March 20 at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in San Francisco, CA.
Pairwise is a CRISPR startup founded by Monsanto Growth Ventures and some of the foremost scientists behind the fundamentals of gene-editing.
Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks announced the partnership in September 2017. The partners jointly invested $100 million in the venture, making the deal the second largest deal from an Ag Biotechnology startup in 2017, according to the AgFunder data.
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Biolumic has created a seedling treatment using UV light that it says boosts the yield of specialty crops by up to 22% while also making plants heartier and more pest resistant.
Wefarm uses AI technology to connect small-scale farmers to crowdsourced information by enabling them to share techniques and advice on anything from how to battle a disease to how to increase their income, through SMS or online in their own languages.