According to the American Association of Port Authorities, “The United States is served by some 360 commercial ports that provide approximately 3,200 cargo and passenger handling facilities.” Food and farm products, including wheat and wheat flour, corn, soybeans, rice, cotton, and coffee are listed among the leading commodities shipped for domestic and foreign trade through U.S.
Arable's sensor, named the Mark, which is deployed in the field above the leaf canopy of the relevant crop, captures 40 different data streams.
It's been a rough ride for Oso Tech and its investors from its founding in 2011 in Urbana, Illinois until now. But the journey culminated in an exit and sale to Scotts Miracle-Gro.
Swiss drone imagery company Gamaya has raised SFr 3.2 million ($3.2 million) in Series A funding to develop its hyperspectral imaging sensor and analytics software platform.
We recently had a chance to chat with Gavin Smith, regional president with responsibility for Oceania at Bosch, to find out more about his investment in The Yield.
The Yield raised the funding from Bosch's Netherland subsidiary as the tech group looks to the broad agriculture sector for growth.
A UK satellite imagery company, Google Ventures' investment in a sensor technology, and a flower delivery company attracting capital from an agtech VC contribute to this week's Fundings-in-Brief.
Slantrange has raised the funding from a wide range of investors including venture capital firms, angel syndicates, and a farming organization.
A busy week of fundings brings newly-named Indigo, Understory, American Botanicals and Gaia Herbs to this week's Fundings-in-Brief