Kevin Watt, land and livestock manager at TomKat Ranch, thinks that once the benefits of regenerative ranching can be fully quantified — through soil carbon measurements, forage density, and more — it could become a mainstay of both ranching and soil management.
The startup has now raised $273.5 million in debt and equity in total, making it the best funded alternative protein startup to date.
After a series of high profile acquisitions and more likely on the way, China is poised to have a much larger footprint in the global food supply chain in the near future, according to a new report from Rabobank.
We caught up with co-founder and managing director Patrick Rea to discuss the current political climate for cannabis and what Canopy’s new cohort say about where the cannabis industry is today.
Calyxt spun out from its parent company Cellectis to price an oversubscribed IPO at the bottom of the price range, while analysts remain concerned about gene editing regulation.
New Zealand in-field IoT provider CropLogic is set to go public on the Australian Stock Exchange while Japan’s Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co has acquired Canadian dairy-free, food company Daiya.
The next in our series of interviews with female CEOs and founders working in agtech, AgFunderNews caught up with Vuong to find out more about Redmelon Company and being a minority female entrepreneur in agtech.
This round was led by OS Fund, which, according to its website, “finances and supports inventors and scientists who are working on audacious breakthroughs to solve the greatest issues and opportunities facing humanity today.”
Syngenta Ventures has acquired a minority stake in Premier Crop Systems (PCS), a Des Moines, Iowa based agronomic software tool in a growth equity investment round.
Food waste issues are coming into the mainstream as investors and municipalities realize that there is money to be saved and made in keeping food out of the landfill.
The state of Arkansas is home to Tysons, Walmart, a Nestle plant and a Frito-Lay factory, but much of the food produced in Congressman Rich Crawford (R) of Arkansas’s first district is grown on family farms.
Israeli digital ag startup Prospera has raised a $15 million Series B round for its end-to-end internet of things platform using AI and computer vision for indoor and outdoor farms.
Trump's nomination of Sam Clovis, a new hire at Finistere Ventures, Hampton Creek's board fallout, and Arlon's Brazilian dairy investment are also covered this week.
Global private equity group TPG has invested in Brazilian digital ag company Solinftec through its Alternative and Renewable Technologies growth equity platform TPG ART.
While a number of outside investors have been great assets to our industry, many others have been a net negative for agriculture, writes Jim Budzynski.
Chemical pesticides are under increasing scrutiny from consumers and regulators; biopesticides can provide an alternative or supplement to these traditional chemical pesticides, write Spencer Maughan and Kieran Furlong.
The country's first agtech program is sponsored by Raízen, Brazil’s largest producer of sugarcane ethanol and third-largest energy company, along with SP Ventures and NXTP Labs.
SoftBank has invested in Plenty, a vertical farming startup in California, to help the company expand into new markets and crops.
We caught up with Ally Monk, CEO of motorleaf, a few months after the business raised a $1.1m seed round of funding, to get an update on how the business is progressing.
As England’s only officially designated ‘Less Developed Region’, the area has received grant support from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and a range of local and national development partners.