Tag Archives: farmland

Best of 2016: The AgFunderNews Jealousy List

We are very proud of the coverage we've given the food and agriculture technology market over the year, but there are always, of course, stories in other publications that we wish we'd written!

Ag Industry Brief: Farmland Prices Fall for First Time in 6 Years – Even in California, CSS Opens Food Waste Facility, more

US farmland values fell 0.2 percent in Q3, representing a shift from 0.7 percent growth during Q2. Whole Foods is in a spot over two cases of Hepatitis in Detroit, while Western Growers plans to award startups at its upcoming AGM.

Fundings-in-Brief: S2G Invests in Back to the Roots Series A, Ag Drone Company Raises $8m, Aussie Farmland Fund Closes on $200m, more

An Australian farmland fund joined a drone company, microbe manufacturer, consumer products, and food e-commerce startup to raise funding and highlighting the diversity of the ag investment space.

Trimble to Acquire AGRI-TREND, ArabiaWeather Raises $5m, The Fresh Diet Eyes IPO, more

This week's industry news brief includes M&A news, a food e-commerce IPO, weather technology capital raising, a $46m farmland sale, and regulatory developments for the US food industry.