Indoor farming software startup Agrilyst has raised an undisclosed strategic round, bringing in new investors with the aim of expanding the scope of its product offering and entering the Chinese market.
Bill Gates invests $40 million in livestock health research through a Scottish non-profit, Kroger wants to challenge Amazon with the help of Alibaba, and more in our weekly brief.
KisanHub targets agriculture enterprises, not farmers like most precision ag services, meaning suppliers, processors, and retailers that own some of their own farmland, but also have a network of contract farmers, are the company's customers.
Using data analytics and artificial intelligence, FieldIn analyzes geospatial, chemical, biological, weather and other data to help growers plan their pesticide applications and then monitor them in real time to spot any errors in the application.
Tech-enabled farming is taking hold in rural Australia, creating an opening for more sustainable farming, according to a recent study by the National Australia Bank
Farm Hack is an online community of farmers dedicated to sharing plans and advice for building and modifying farming tools and machinery. We asked its cofounder about his view of venture-backed agtech.
Emergency food providers are attempting to leverage technology to make the massive logistical undertaking of distributing food assistance more efficient for food pantries, despite some of the smallest budgets even within the nonprofit world.
Cargill has released the first of a suite of digital tools across its animal nutrition business -- Dairy Enteligen -- and is set to announce at least four more before the second half of next year.
Granular CEO Sid Gorham will continue to helm Granular while also taking over digital agriculture for DuPont, which includes responsibility for DuPont’s agronomic software business.
The Poultry Exchange, a chicken meat marketplace, has closed a seed round of funding to further develop its platform and reach new customers.
EAZE is set to account for a large portion of 2016’s funding total for cannabis tech startups after raising $13 million at Series B last month.
Monsanto has made the first move towards building a centralized and open digital platform for farmers to access agronomic data and analysis from a range of providers through its subsidiary Climate Corporation.
Acre Venture Partners led the Series B extension round for Farmers Business Network after pursuing the startup for a while.
We caught up with Rick Murdock, co-founder of Ag Connections, to find out more about the Syngenta acquisition, and the startup's journey to that point.
Meadow is a Y Combinator alumnus and raised the funding from an impressive line-up of mainstream tech entrepreneurs and investors.
The commercial distribution of agriculture technologies is one of the main hurdles that agtech companies and their venture capital partners face, according to speakers at the World Agri-Tech Investment Summit in London this week.
Chris Baggott, the serial entrepreneur and co-founder of two major marketing software programs, has turned his attention to food and agriculture with the creation of two new startups.