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Agtech Startup Inocucor Enters Plant Nutrition with ATP Acquisition

AGTECH STARTUP INOCUCOR ENTERS PLANT NUTRITION WITH ATP ACQUISITION

Inocucor, an agtech startup that develops and sells microbial products intended to improve plant and soil health, is now expanding...

Understory Teams Up With Monsanto to Bring Weather Tech to Argentina

UNDERSTORY TEAMS UP WITH MONSANTO TO BRING WEATHER TECH TO ARGENTINA

Many people look up information about local weather conditions to make low-stakes, everyday decisions, like whether to grab an umbrella...

 
 
 
Syngenta Acquires Farmshots to Give Farmers Birds-Eye View of Fields

SYNGENTA ACQUIRES FARMSHOTS TO GIVE FARMERS BIRDS-EYE VIEW OF FIELDS

Syngenta is adding satellite imagery to the high-tech features it can offer farmers. The agribusiness giant has acquired FarmShots...

 
 
 
New Understory Tie-Up Aims to Help Insurers Reduce Claim Costs

NEW UNDERSTORY TIE-UP AIMS TO HELP INSURERS REDUCE CLAIM COSTS

A little over a year after Understory began working with Pacific Specialty Insurance Company , the two organizations are now announcing...

 
 
 
Indigo Harvests $156M to Boost Agtech R&D, Harness Crop Microbes

INDIGO HARVESTS $156M TO BOOST AGTECH R&D, HARNESS CROP MICROBES

In the past year, Indigo Ag has brought to the market five microbial seed treatments that help plants hold up to crop stresses, such...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cibus Readies Enhanced Crops for Push into Canada, and Beyond

CIBUS READIES ENHANCED CROPS FOR PUSH INTO CANADA, AND BEYOND

After raising $57 million in a Series B round of venture funding, the San Diego agricultural biotech Cibus Global is laying the groundwork...

 
 
 
$200M Invested For a Global Network of Indoor Farms? That's Plenty

$200M INVESTED FOR A GLOBAL NETWORK OF INDOOR FARMS? THAT'S PLENTY

Agtech startup Plenty has reeled in $200 million in financing as the company presses forward on its plans to build a global network...

Bowery Picks Up $20M to Expand Indoor Farming in the U.S. and Beyond

BOWERY PICKS UP $20M TO EXPAND INDOOR FARMING IN THE U.S. AND BEYOND

Indoor farming is catching on in more urban areas, giving city dwellers more choices for locally grown produce. Agtech startup Bowery...

 
 
 
AquaBounty Lines Up First U.S. Fish Farm With Deal for Indiana Site

AQUABOUNTY LINES UP FIRST U.S. FISH FARM WITH DEAL FOR INDIANA SITE

When salmon from AquaBounty Technologies reach grocery stores and restaurants, some of them will come from America's heartland. AquaBounty...

Madison Startup Asto Tests Its CT Scanner on a Standing Horse

MADISON STARTUP ASTO TESTS ITS CT SCANNER ON A STANDING HORSE

Asto CT , a Madison, WI-based startup developing a computed tomography device for performing scans of animals, has taken a major step...

 
 
 
Freight Farms Lands $7.3M as Agriculture Meets Data & Automation

FREIGHT FARMS LANDS $7.3M AS AGRICULTURE MEETS DATA & AUTOMATION

Investors have planted $7.3 million in Freight Farms to help the Boston-based startup bring its micro-farms to more places around the...

American Robotics Scouts Out $1.1M to Bring A.I. to Farm Drones

AMERICAN ROBOTICS SCOUTS OUT $1.1M TO BRING A.I. TO FARM DRONES

Drones are opening up the skies to farmers who want better ways to monitor their crops. But even though flying a drone over a field...