Soil is the largest living organism on earth, yet humans know far more about our solar system than we do the top six inches of soil on this planet. Soil testing offers some amazing opportunities for farmers to find new efficiencies within their operations and to increase yields but we are just starting to scratch the surface.
Biotech and predictive analytics startups dominate the Salinas, CA-based THRIVE AgTech's Top 50 list of agtech companies shaping the future of agriculture for 2018.
*Agrible recently brought on new investor Flyover Capital to close out its Series A. The deal first closed in July 2015 with Serra Ventures and ADM. This is an updated version of a post that was first published on July 22, 2015.
Ag data and analytics technology companies continued to attract investment capital last week with a $5.5m Series A for Farmobile and a $1.2m seed funding round for S4.
According to the American Association of Port Authorities, “The United States is served by some 360 commercial ports that provide approximately 3,200 cargo and passenger handling facilities.” Food and farm products, including wheat and wheat flour, corn, soybeans, rice, cotton, and coffee are listed among the leading commodities shipped for domestic and foreign trade through U.S.
Big data is a big problem in agriculture, and entrepreneur and ag-expert Lance Donny believes he can fix it.
Lance Donny, CEO of OnFarm Systems, grew up on a family farm in Fresno, CA.