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Ag Industry Brief: First Ag Data Lawsuit in Poultry Industry, Agribusinesses Write to Trump, AgriProtein to Roll Out 100 Insect Farms, more

A meaty industry brief this week includes a lawsuit against larger food companies including Tyson and Perdue, new grant options for food & ag research, India's TIME winner of the year, and a plan to build 100 black soldier fly farms.

DJI Launches Agriculture Drone, COP21 Encourages Agricultural Commitments, FDA Approves GMO Salmon, Arlon Leads Sugar M&A, more

This week's news-in-brief covers the launch of a new crop-spraying drone, a $20m commitment by New Zealand to combat agricultural emissions, and agribusiness PE fund Arlon leads sugar business M&A.

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.

Private Equity Exits Worth $600m, CyPhy Drones Startup Raises $22m, IFC Backs Indian Food E-Commerce and more – weekly roundup

Welcome to another addition of AgFunderNews’ weekly roundup. Drones are back in the news, PE investors exited a Scottish shellfish company and an organic frozen fruit brand for $600m, and the World Bank's IFC has invested in BigBasket.com