More collaboration between biological and chemical crop protection makers can better serve growers, workers, consumers, and the environment.
3Bar creates yield-boosting biologicals delivered in a unique container that allows the user to activate the microbes just before application, increasing the effectiveness of the product.
InPlant Technologies CEO and CTO discuss growing a company in a male-dominated field.
There are now more than 400 Israeli startups working on innovations for the global agriculture sector, according to new research from Start-Up Nation Central, an Israeli NGO and Greensoil Investments, a local agritech venture capital firm.
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.
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.”
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.
This is the first profile in a special series that spotlights women entrepreneurs in agtech globally and follows on from an earlier feature entitled Where Are All the Women in Agtech?
Distribution of the product will focus on the US, Canada, and Argentina, where NewLeaf has been successfully piloting the product for three years.
Cargill has been relatively quiet in the agtech startup space but has partnered with an Israeli startup on a real-time forage analysis platform for dairy farmers.
Agricultural biotechnology and micropropagation company Phytelligence has raised $6.95 million of a potential $16 million Series B closing August 4.
California Safe Soil (CSS) technology is headed to the East Coast in a big way with the goal of ending supermarket fresh food waste in the United States in five years.
Consumers are getting impatient with restaurants and retailers for dragging their feet on using antibiotics in livestock that are medically important to humans.
Solyent, Thymox, Propel, Hectare Agritech, Smart Earth Seeds, Taranis, Abundant, Calysta, Ceres, and Territory have all raised funding in the past two weeks.
Joško Bobanović, partner at VC Sofinnova Partners, discusses the nuances of investing in industrial biotech, the impact of Brexit, and the challenges some biotech companies face in finding financing.
There's still a long way to go before we have a complete understanding of soil health and how it interacts with plant growth, according to Bill Buckner, president and CEO of the Noble Foundation.
Investors want to know that the rules around bio-based projects aren't going to change on them, and that's where today’s governments have a significant role to play, according to speakers at the World Bio Markets (WBM) conference.
TPG Alternative and Renewable Technologies, an arm of the $70 billion global private investment house TPG, has invested in Inocucor Technologies, the Canadian agricultural products company.
Benson Hill Biosystems has identified a more precise and efficient gene-editing tool than CRISPR Cas-9 that uses a suite of new nucleases instead of the Cas-9 enzyme, according to Matt Crisp, CEO.