The pioneering work of Irish brewers a century ago made today’s big data and artificial intelligence gold rush possible, write Joe Byrum.
“The deal had several appeals for us. The driving corporate appeal is it puts Clean Seed into the planter market in the US,” Graeme Lempriere, Clean Seed’s president & CEO, told AgFunderNews.
Nutrien intends to integrate Agrible's suite of farm management services with its newly branded digital platform as well as continue to grow Agrible's sustainability tracking service for food companies.
John Deere is the first major ag player to achieve the certification and though several companies are maintaining their certifications over the years, the program hasn't grown out of the single digits in terms of membership, meaning this move by Deere could have a big impact.
Farm management and agronomy software platform Farmers Edge announced today a four-year deal with major global reinsurer PartnerRe, to bring customized insurance products to its users.
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.
Fishkill Farms is a 270-acre farm in Duchess County, New York, producing a variety of fruits and vegetables and pastured eggs.
Dr. Naira Hovakimyan describes some of the inherent challenges in applying data analysis to agriculture and offers some thoughts on the solution for the digital agriculture industry going forward.
Sarah Nolet shares a few lessons for new agtech entrants from the Society of Precision Agriculture Australia's recent symposium.
In the next in our women in agtech series of interviews with female CEOs and founders working in agtech, AgFunderNews caught up with Solomon to find out more about Saturas and being a female entrepreneur in agtech.
Syngenta Ventures has acquired a minority stake in Premier Crop Systems (PCS), a Des Moines, Iowa based agronomic software tool in a growth equity investment round.
Stellapps offers data collection and analytics to every piece of the dairy supply chain with the aim of improving the productivity, and quality of milk, and producing transparent data both for and about the dairy industry.
It was notable at this year’s conference that farmers, startups, and other stakeholders all seemed to be on the same page about sensors.
Founded as a joint venture between Discovery Ag, an ag data startup founded by Australian ag retailer Delay Agribusiness, and National Narrowband Network Co (NNNCo), Connected Garden has started to roll out a rural internet of things.
SlantRange, a US drone sensor manufacturer and imagery analytics provider using computer vision for agriculture, has won a contract with Bayer CropScience's crop breeding and research programs in the US.
Smart farming is the use of digital technologies on the farm to help farmers manage their operations more reliably and efficiently, largely through precision agriculture.
Agriculture data has been a big disappointment for the majority of farmers, particularly in the US. But there is still much potential if approached the right way, according to Igor Ivanov and Ellen Czaika.
The Yield Lab Galway has announced its new, Irish cohort, while Maryland bans routine use of antibiotics in animal agriculture.
We speak to Sam Kass about his transition from a chef to a policy advisor to a venture capital investor, Obama's interest in the sector, and which technologies he thinks will be transformative to the food system, nutritionally and environmentally.
Trimble to Acquire Müller-Elektronik to Extend its Precision Agriculture Capabilities