The company says its technology is transforming poultry production by turning a cost center -- dealing with waste manure -- into a source of fuel, thereby driving farm profitability through reduced energy bills.
Drone delivery, GMO labeling, antibiotics in cows, agtech startups joining accelerators, new hires, and food safety are some of the issues covered in the weeks' industry brief.
Today BEE, a Mexican-American agricultural venture development firm, comes out of stealth to launch an end-to-end agriculture platform for emerging markets.
Michigan’s Great Lakes AgTech Business Incubator is pursuing a slightly different model to other incubators.
Food waste costs the US economy over $200bn a year, but there's lots of opportunity to get involved in its reduction, according to a new report instigated by the Fink Family Foundation.
Cool Planet, the biocarbon and biofuel producer, has raised $9 million in extra funding to commercialize its soil amendment product CoolTerra, which just earned a USDA Certified Biobased Product Label.
USAID, the Government of Sweden, the Government of Germany, Duke Energy Corporation, and the United States Overseas Private Investment Corporation have pledged a total of $47m to clean energy projects for agriculture.
Harvest Power wants to develop the organic food waste sector in the US through the expansion of its anaerobic digesters and consumer-facing soil supplement products.
The agribusiness has created a nutrition system for livestock producers and has donated to an educational project at a dairy farm pursuing innovative and sustainable practices.
On May 11, 2015, Joule Unlimited announced a new $40 million funding round geared toward increasing commercialization of its fuel conversion technologies. The funding round consists of a mix between private equity and venture debt financing, including return investor Flagship Ventures, and will be primarily allocated toward construction of the company’s production facility in Hobbs, New Mexico.
This week, we’re featuring the fall news letter from our friends at Investeco.
The agricultural sector is going through a time of unprecedented innovation and change, brought about by a growing awareness of issues relating to the environment, health and resource efficiency.