In the second in a two-part series, Barclay Rogers illustrates the core themes in farm tech adoption to-date and predicts the next phase in farm tech development.
"Trying to be the "new Monsanto" or the "Amazon of Ag" does not work; copying what others have already done is not generally a recipe for disruption," argues Federico Trucco, CEO of Argentine agtech business Bioceres.
The pioneering work of Irish brewers a century ago made today’s big data and artificial intelligence gold rush possible, write Joe Byrum.
Requiring new hires to have agriculture experience can be severely limiting, and potentially detrimental to the growth of the company, argues Maximillian Cunha.
Hemendra Mathur discusses how image processing could be truly disruptive in Indian agriculture for solving the inherent problems of productivity, grading and sorting, yield estimation, pest detection, traceability, and detecting food adulteration.
A publicly available and editable list of women leaders in agriculture, started by Agrilyst CEO Allison Kopf, challenges event and conference organizers to increase gender representation in public discussions of the industry.
We caught up with Dan Burdett, global head of digital agriculture at Syngenta, to find out why the company decided to acquire FarmShots rather than partnering with the four-year-old startup and what other technologies Syngenta is eyeing in 2018.
Female CEOs receive 2.7% of all venture funding and women of color receive just 0.2%. The women quoted below are helping to move those statistics and today, on International Women's Day, we are sharing some of their advice and experience
We caught up with Neal Gutterson ahead of the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit, where he is a keynote speaker, to discuss the strategy behind Dow DuPont's first GE product and the company's digital strategy going forward.
Ramanan interviewed the e-commerce giant in her capacity as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper — a network of teams of young people committed to solving global problems.
Miyoko Schinner is founder and CEO of Miyoko's Kitchen, a plant-based food startup specializing in nut and coconut-based cheese and butter alternatives.
In a gradually maturing industry, companies need to focus on the primary scope of their business if they want to be successful. For indoor farmers, this may mean a choice between selling technology and selling produce.
We caught up with Mosher to find out what it's like for a woman in the cannabis industry and how this female CEO handles raising funding for a family business.
We caught up with Nunes to find out what a decade in aerospace taught her about male-dominated spaces, and how she sells tech that can sometimes sound like magic.
We caught up with Gabriel Wilmoth to find out more about his new role and to get some of his key takeaways from his time as an agtech investor.
We talked to Amanda Weeks of Industrial/Organic about raising her recent round and her future funding plans, how she changes her behavior in front of investors, and her experience as a female founder in the waste industry.
Advanced Animal Diagnostics CEO Joy Parr Drach tells us how her thinking about the role of gender in business has changed over the years in the latest installment of our Women in Agtech Series.
Lisa Curtis shares stories of gender discrimination and great mentors in the latest installment of our Women in Agtech Series.
We caught up with Bénédicte Monpert, a partner at CapAgro since 2015, to find out why the firm is looking to invest in more robotics startups ahead of the International Forum on Agricultural Robots in Toulouse, France.
From lab to farm, we are seeing thematic collaboration between large industry players and nimble, opportunistic technology entrepreneurs.