The search is on for a sustainable alternative to the 30 million tons of wild caught fish that are currently used to feed farmed fish.
Benson Hill Biosystems has identified a more precise and efficient gene-editing tool than CRISPR Cas-9 that uses a suite of new nucleases instead of the Cas-9 enzyme, according to Matt Crisp, CEO.
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.
Investment in seafood and aquaculture technology increased 271% compared to the $52 million raised across both 2014 and 2015, but there is still a huge need for technology to bring efficiency and sustainability to the industry.
The Northern Irish startup raised the funding from former UK Entrepreneur of the Year.
Geosys' Matthieu Hyrien explains four key concepts in remote sensing in agriculture from a recently released a whitepaper on the topic.
Remi Schmaltz, CEO of Decisive Farming, writes about the role software tools will play in enabling transparency in the food chain.
AgriMetis, the crop protection spin-off from healthcare innovation firm Acidophil, has raised $23.5 million in Series B funding in an oversubscribed round led by Anterra Capital.
Venture capitalists are predicting that alternative proteins will replace virtual reality as 2017's new hype. But how will this space play out? We speak to GFI's Bruce Friedrich to try and find out.
Apeel Sciences, a biotech startup targeting food waste, raised $33 million in Series B funding in a round led by Andreessen Horowitz and DBL Investors.
In honor of Thanksgiving, we use the iconic turkey dinner and customary side dishes to see just how technology is disrupting our food supply chain.
French startup Algama raised a $3.76 million venture round led by Hong Kong billionaire Li-Ka Shing’s venture arm Horizons Ventures as algae continues to make new waves with diversified uses.
Decisive Farming recently raised $6 million in Series A funding and focuses on one key area to keep the competition at bay.
CRISPR has been lauded as the cheapest, fastest, and most precise gene-editing tool on the market, and it's not subjected to the tainted GMO label, but for how much longer?
Two startups working on food safety and traceability technologies raised funding this week.
Prospera, a startup using computer vision, data science, and machine learning to monitor and analyze crops, has raised $7 million in a Series A funding round led by a leading Israeli VC.
The Verizon AgTech product aims to improve the connectivity of sensors and other data-capturing devices on the farm, but will only function with certified hardware providers.
Ahead of New Harvest's conference on the emerging science next week, Erin Kim sheds light on some of the key production methods behind cellular agriculture.
The FAA has released its regulations allowing commercial drone use. Slantrange & AgEagle weigh in on what this might actually mean for the growing sector.
A group of researchers from Harvard University has teamed up with Monsanto to develop what could be the next wave of technology to fight pests that have become resistant to crops genetically-engineered to deter or kill them.