This Week’s Headlines in AgriFood: E Coli Outbreak, Farm Bill, S2G, Gotham Greens, TerrAvion, Asia Startup Award, more

May 10, 2018

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

S2G Ventures Announces New Advisory Board Members – PR

E. Coli Outbreak Prompts SafeTraces To Launch Rapid On-Site Test – PR

Gotham Greens plans a new farm at site of former steel mill – Technical.ly

TerrAvion and Cerra Announce Analytical Offering – PR


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Ireland establishes Food Tech cluster as part of €26.75m in technology funding – PR

Hebrew University’s Yissum launches ag-tech accelerator – PR

Future Food Asia Award Selects 2018 Finalists – PR

Heliponix putting computer-controlled ‘greenhouses’ in kitchens – PR

AgriFood Industry News

Bayer announces Executive Leadership Team for new Crop Science division – PR

Dangerous E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce spreads – CNN

Report: American Farms Are Under Threat – Farmland.org

Meat is crucial to balanced diet, Michael Gove tells farmers – The Guardian

Conaway Commends Trump Challenging India’s Illegal Farm Subsidies, Calls on Congress to Pass Farm Bill – PR

House Ag Members Highlight the Importance of Work in Lifting SNAP Recipients Out of Poverty – YouTube

Dairy Group Inc Land O’ Lakes Announce Unified Support of the California Federal Milk Marketing Order – PR

Thymol nanoemulsion exhibits potential antibacterial activity against bacterial pustule disease and growth promotory effect on soybean – Nature

AgriFood & Tech Commentary

Beyond Bitcoin: How blockchain will transform agriculture – Agroop

The direction of smart automation – Analytics Magazine

To Innovate Like a Startup, Make Decisions Like VCs Do – Harvard Business Review

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