While artificial intelligence in agriculture presents many opportunities, there are some inherent challenges when compared to its application in other industries, writes Syngenta's Joseph Byrum.
Early stage resources for agtech startups continue to grow as Nuritas founder named Women of the Year and Syngenta launches a new challenge for artificial intelligence.
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Fairfax Financial, the investment company of Prem Watsa, has invested in Canadian digital precision agriculture company Farmers Edge, injecting new capital into the company as well as buying stock from existing investors.
Comet Labs and Orange Silicon Valley recently partnered on a report entitled: Bringing Digital Intelligence to Indoor Farming -- urban agriculture in the age of AI. Here are their key learnings.
The grant and partnership with NCGA aims to assist smaller corn breeding programs in developing new hybrid seed varieties to broaden the number of corn seed options on the market.
A varied week of agtech fundings includes a food waste-to-biofertilizer company, a leading global private equity firm, an Irish startup using artificial intelligence to find healthy peptides, a precision ag software startup, and more.
Prospera, a startup using computer vision, data science, and machine learning to monitor and analyze crops, has raised $7 million in a Series A funding round led by a leading Israeli VC.
Last week, Benson Hill Biosystems announced the launch of CropOS, its data analytics platform, which uses machine learning and cloud biology to tackle agriculture’s biggest challenges.
The Dutch connected wearables company serves the dairy industry and attracted a globally diverse set of investors to its seed round.