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AgTech: Sandhill Bets on Precision Agriculture
September 15, 2015 @ 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
A $3 trillion industry, Agriculture was until recently largely ignored by venture capitalists. Now Khosla, Kleiner Perkins and others are aggressively targeting the agricultural value chain. According to AgFunder, agriculture technology raised a total of $2.36 billion in 2014. The industry took on $1.04 billion in Q1 2015 alone.
> Will technology make agriculture more sustainable?
> Will the small organic farmers be able to compete?
> Will Precision Agriculture allow California to maintain its leading position in high-value crops such as almonds and grapes in spite of water shortages?
Join us on September 15 to find out. Hosted by VLAB.
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