AgFunderNews caught up with Cierra Martin and Hannes Dempewolf of The Crop Trust, an international organization working to safeguard crop diversity forever, to find out more about its work, and its fundraising initiative.
Swiss agribusiness Syngenta has announced the winners of its first ever Syngenta Crop Challenge, which challenged entrants to develop a model that predicts the seed varieties farmers should plant next season to maximize yield.
The seed treatment company raised the majority of the funding from an Australian agriculture producer.
Syngenta is teaming up with the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) to create a new joint award: The Syngenta Crop Challenge.
The agribusiness private equity fund has made the second investment from the newly-closed Fund IV in a busy year of divestments, IPOs and investment for the firm.
Welcome to another week of Fundings in Brief with AgFunderNews, with news from Syngenta, Lariat Partners and an interesting fact about bats in ag.
Private equity and M&A activity in the ag industry continues as a Chinese conglomerate invests into an Israeli agtech company, and Syngenta acquires a farm management software tool.