The Grower Information Services Cooperative (GiSC) and Mainstreet Data are teaming up with IBM to offer a suite of digital services for GiSC members.
Granular and Monsanto have new partners, Y Combinator requests cultured meat proposals and more in this week's brief.
The decision to make the platform open, Climate Corp's CTO Mark Young explains, was not only part of an effort to bring more value to customers, but also to move the digital ag space forward.
There’s one thing that every new agtech startup needs when they want to sell their solution to farmers: proof that it works. And to get that, you need field trials.
Ahead of the release of his new data-heavy report, Patrick Keating of Keating International gives an exclusive insight into how the global food system has progressed since the earliest forms of food and agriculture technology.
Collecting farmland performance data globally has been a bugbear for many investors for a long time. Map of Agriculture hopes to fill the information gap with a global resource for investors, and possibly farmers too.
The UDSA and Microsoft have launched the Innovation Challenge, a contest offering access to large amounts of USDA data. Awards include cash prizes and the deadline is November.
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.
In comparison to the rest of the world, American farmers have it made when it comes to access to ag-technology. And in light of the global food security crisis, that’s a problem that affects everyone.
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.