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

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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