The Bushel mobile app platform integrates into grain elevators’ accounting systems to provide growers access to their contracts, scale tickets, prepays, cash bids, and markets.
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals have created business opportunities for small companies, according to speakers at Techonomy NYC this week.
ADM’s Cibus Fund was joined by existing investors GreenSoil Investments, the Israeli agrifood tech fund, and Middleland Capital, the family office-backed agrifood tech VC.
Farmers Edge had alleged that Farmobile co-founders Jason Tatge, Heath Gerlock and Randy Nuss, had misappropriated purportedly proprietary information in the development of farm data-collection and standardization technologies.
As the eventual conclusion of Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto draws closer, all eyes are on the German healthcare and agriculture giant to find out what the new normal will look like. In agriculture, Liam Condon, CEO of Bayer CropScience, will have the primary role in shaping that new reality.
We caught up with farmland investor Shonda Warner to find out where frustrations with agtech startups start for farmers, and what low commodities prices mean for tech startups.
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We caught up with JUST's director of emerging markets to get into the gritty details of how the company created a profitable product that costs just seven cents per serving.
Future Meat Technologies, an Israeli startup manufacturing meat from animal cells in a laboratory, has raised $2.2 million in seed funding, in a round led by Tyson Ventures, the venture arm of the meat giant.
“When indoor growers go to an insurance broker, they either don’t know what category they should be in or the insurer is unable to meet their needs,” says Nicola Kerslake, founder of Contain Inc.
Flying drones BVLOS will enable agricultural operations to capture all of their fields in one go, increasing the efficiency of the technology, according to Thomas Haun, VP Agriculture Solutions at PrecisionHawk.
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.
Monsanto Growth Ventures, the venture arm of Monsanto, has lost all of its dedicated staff after former managing director John Hamer, former investment director Kiersten Stead and former principal Ryan Rakestraw all left within a month of each other.
The Grower Information Services Cooperative (GiSC) and Mainstreet Data are teaming up with IBM to offer a suite of digital services for GiSC members.
A new coalition of agriculture and finance industry players is working together to find new ways to get technology into the hand of smallholders farmers
So far in 2018, at least five startups using cellular agriculture, the science behind cultured meat that can be used to manufacture many animal products in a lab setting, have raised funds as this fledgling industry diversifies and grows.
A rising chorus of investors and stakeholders, along with some farmers, are beginning to spread the message that the health of the soil is just as important as the health of the plants growing in it.
Biologicals startup Inocucor has acquired ATP Nutrition in the opening salvo of a plan to become a “selective consolidator” in the premium crop inputs space.
HarvestPort wants to take over the task of “shopping around" by offering growers unique deals through an agricultural inputs marketplace.