AgriFood News: DroneDeploy’s $25m, Ganaz, GroGuru Win $500k in Seed Funding, IntelinAir-Terravion Partner, more

The AgriFood News Aggregator features headlines from around the globe collected on AgFunder’s news sharing platform #feedit each week. Have news to share? Post it here and engage, share, and debate with your peers.

AgriFood Tech Venture News

DroneDeploy raises $25 million to help drone operators capture and analyze aerial data – Venture Beat

Ganaz, GroGuru Wins $500k in Seed Funding to Develop Automation to Help Relieve Ag Labor Woes – PR

IntelinAir and TerrAvion Partner to Empower Farmers with Mission-Critical Actionable Intelligence – PR

One of the Nation’s Largest Indoor Farms Takes Root In Las Vegas – PR

Agrilyst launches new mobile app – Medium

TechAccel Announces UC Davis STAIRTM Grant Award for Novel Gene Editing Approach – PR

Farmobile DataEngine Launches to Drive the Future of Agriculture – PR

CiBO Technologies Announces Key Appointments to its Leadership Team and Board of Directors – PR

Vault Technologies Hires Grant Cupps as CTO – PR

Agrellus launches new mobile app to buy ag inputs any time or place – PR

Aqua-Yield Named Best of State in Utah – PR

Eden Green Technology, a Next-Generation Farming Company, Debuts Crisply, a Freshly Picked, Pesticide-, Herbicide- and Chemical-Free Produce Line – PR

AgriFood & Tech Commentary

Confession of an Anti-GMO Activist – Wall Street Journal

Bayer Acquisition May Have Killed Innovation at Monsanto – Business Insider

These companies support GMOs in foods – AgDaily

The Most Overlooked Asset in the Agtech Revolution – PrecisionAg

Call for AgTech revolution to embrace the whole feed to food supply chain – Feed Navigator

Improved plants for greater food security in the future – Bio-based News

Smart Agriculture Needs Better Broadband in Rural Areas, Say NTIA Panelists – Broadband Breakfast

The Five Biggest Startup Opportunities In Agtech Today – Forbes

6 Game Changers in the Aquaculture Industry – All About Feed

Meet Goodr, the company using blockchain technology to reduce food waste – NBC

AgriFood Industry News

Conagra Brands to Buy Pinnacle Foods for $8.2 Billion – Wall Street Journal

Scientists Confirm First Case of Waterhemp with Six-way Herbicide Resistance – Successful Farming

American Farm Bureau President Joins Connected Nation Board of Directors – PR

Climate Trust Capital Invests $2.2 M in Maine Carbon Forestry Project – PR

AgriFood Policy News

The Iowa farmers on the frontline of Trump’s trade war with China – The Guardian

What’s next for Senate farm bill – Politico

Where the US stands on federal food waste policy – Waste Dive

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