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
The round was led by angel investors and included Brain Robotics Capital, a fund focused on AI, robotics, and IoT.
There are five key barriers to digital agtech adoption, according to a new report from Rabobank.
This is the second article in a three-part series from Joe Byrum about agricultural data as a commodity and currency, this time focusing on farmers.
Solyent, Thymox, Propel, Hectare Agritech, Smart Earth Seeds, Taranis, Abundant, Calysta, Ceres, and Territory have all raised funding in the past two weeks.
Ceres Imaging captures aerial imagery for agriculture using proprietary sensors that are attached to fixed wing aircraft and then analyzed for farmers.
The Israeli startup raised funding in a round led by Finistere Ventures and Vertex Ventures.
The potential for drones to revolutionize agriculture reached fever pitch in 2015, but there were soon signs that the technology may have been overhyped. Step-in the next generation of drone tech startups hoping to resolve the main painpoints.
Air seeding technology brought new scale and efficiencies to farming when it was first introduced, but there are several drawbacks, according to Graeme Lempriere, CEO of Clean Seed.
The round was co-led by Google’s venture arm GV and San Francisco-based impact investor DBL Partners as FBN builds out its procurement, financing and data-driven analytics tools for farmers.