QualiTrace, a young Ghanaian startup providing a track & trace solution for agrochemical manufacturers and farmers, is trying to fight this battle that stems from the lack of proper government regulation on imports of agrochemicals.
Earlier this month, a Russian agtech startup called Intterra entered into a partnership with global agribusiness Syngenta to use its digital platform in Russia, connecting more than 100 farmers across 2 million hectares (nearly 5 million acres) of cropland in 2019.
Tarfin, the Turkish digital platform that enables farmers to access agriculture inputs through instant financing solutions, recently completed a $1.3 million seed round.
Collective Spark Fund, a venture capital fund focusing on early-stage technology startups in fintech, consumer tech, and SaaS, led the round with a co-investment from Wamda Capital, a multistage VC focused on digital disruption.
Israel-based drone software company Skyx and US-based drone hardware designer Advanced Tactics (AT) have partnered to take crop spraying drones to the next level.
We caught up with Curtis Garner from Bowles Farming, who has been assessing the way the business purchases its inputs in the hope of saving costs, to find what he thinks about all the agribusiness marketplace startups cropping up.
The raise will support late stage development for several chemical crop enhancement products in the company’s R&D pipeline.
Food waste is starting to get the attention it deserves. It remains one of the biggest problems affecting the global food system and is particularly troublesome in the United States.
Two weeks ago Symbiota, an agtech startup researching beneficial microbes for plant growth, changed its name to Indigo. We caught up with Perry to hear more about this and the startup's $56m Series B.
It's been a long road for the ag biologicals market, which has hit some hurdles over the years amid questions around efficacy. Here John Brubaker, CEO of Plant Impact, describes the journey for biostimulants in particular.
The seed treatment company raised the majority of the funding from an Australian agriculture producer.
Paine & Partners acquired the Australian pest control business through its fourth fund as industry insiders discuss the development of the ag biological industry.
The two agribusinesses are partnering up to develop biological solutions for agriculture with an eye toward commercialization.