We can spend a lot of money on feed rations, but if the animal’s gut integrity is wrong because of bacteria in the water line, that nutrition is wasted and is also a welfare issue, says Barney Kay, head of agriculture at Tesco.
The round takes Bear Flag’s total funding efforts to $4.5 million after it took part in the Y Combinator accelerator and raised a pre-seed round in the fall of 2017.
With its sensor technology, Phenospex aims to get around the constraints of existing sensing options such as RGB and multispectral cameras, to address the over-use of chemicals and fertilizers in industrial farming.
Edete is developing a mechanical solution for pollination as an alternative to using bees.
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ecoRobotix's first product is a solar-powered autonomous robot weeder that targets the application of herbicide based on GPS and sensors that enable it to detect weeds between crop rows.
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The New Zealand agtech ecosystem is starting to gain recognition for its innovation well beyond the boundaries of New Zealand.
We caught up with Nolan Paul ahead of the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit, to discuss how Driscoll's works with startups and lessons learned while trying to determine the future of strawberry growing.
American Robotics CEO Mozer said that the decision to raise a second seed round followed an overwhelming response from growers when the company released a video of its autonomous drone, Scout, in 2017.
Biotech and predictive analytics startups dominate the Salinas, CA-based THRIVE AgTech's Top 50 list of agtech companies shaping the future of agriculture for 2018.
Only 3% of growers are currently using robotic harvesting, but there is indeed a constituency for early-stage robotics technology, a recent report reveals.
In today's episode, we speak to Matt Barnard, CEO of indoor vertical farming company Plenty about his record-breaking $200 funding round and his plans for growing a global farming business with highly localized customers.
Tortuga AgTech is developing robotic systems for harvesting fresh produce in controlled environments, from indoor hydroponics to greenhouses, starting with strawberries.
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A small group of farm robotics startups is taking on various farming tasks in the hopes of saving labor, adding efficiency, and improving precision agriculture.
Barilla, the family-owned company best known for its signature blue pasta box, announced a new food-focused venture fund and accelerator called Blu1877, plus more in our weekly brief.
US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced plans to withdraw Obama-era revisions to biotechnology regulations involving genetic modification and editing plus more in our weekly industry brief.
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.
We caught up with Eric Marty, investment manager at Emertec Gestion since 2004, to find out why his firm is betting on farm robotics.