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Organic and Regenerative Agriculture Study Funded by USDA Demonstrates $21.4 Million Ecosystem Benefit on 6,011 Acres Over Five Years

Farmland LP, Delta Institute and Earth Economics released a report today that demonstrates $21.4 million in net ecosystem service value benefits using regenerative farm management practices at scale. The report summarizes the social and environmental impacts of Farmland LP’s investment management…

Tech Alpharetta Wraps Up Successful AgTech Conference of the South

Tech Alpharetta, with the support of the city of Alpharetta, has concluded its inaugural AgTech Conference of the South. The three-day event brought together industry leaders from emerging and established companies as well as investors and academia to discuss the…

Aggrigator™ Food Hub Network Expands to Harvest Santa Barbara

Aggrigator™ today announced the expansion of their food hub network to include Harvest Santa Barbara, a $2M food hub working with 100 local small farmers in the region.  This brings an opportunity to network the farmers and the buyers from…

Finalists Named for AgTech Conference of the South Pitch Off Competition

The AgTech Conference of the South, a premiere conference dedicated to the innovation, entrepreneurship and investment that is shaping the future of agriculture, announces the finalists for its Pitch Off competition. Fourteen startups were named, with the top four earning a…

The Funding Partners Announces Blockchain Expansion Into Indonesia

​The Funding Partners, an agriculture blockchain firm committed to integrating agricultural supply chains around the world with blockchain technology, has announced their foray into Indonesian markets starting with the coffee and rice industries in Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia. The Funding Partners…

Columbia Improvement District Automates Efficiency With McCrometer's FPI Mag Flow Meter

​​McCrometer’s FPI Mag® meter was installed by Mark Maynard and his team at Columbia Improvement District in Oregon on September 2017. During the retrofit project, the Columbia Improvement District (CID) installed several FPI Mag meters, which offer accuracy and hot tap…

AgrAbility Partners With Agribotix to Help Farmers With Disabilities Stay Productive and Progressive

Brady Haynes is excited not just to continue farming, but also to expand his work in precision agriculture using newly acquired agricultural drones and data processing from Colorado’s own Agribotix. Haynes is wheelchair-bound, which adds another layer of difficulty to…

Agricultural Lighting Leaders Announce Acquisition, Reshaping the Future of the Market

ONCE®, the world's leading supplier of research-based agricultural lighting systems, announced today that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Germany-based iLOX GmbH (iLOX®) and its Polish subsidiary iLOX® Sp.z.o.o., an innovative lighting developer for agricultural livestock facilities. This strategic…

Checkerspot Closes $5 Million Series Seed Financing

Checkerspot Inc., a materials innovation company, announced today that it has closed its Series Seed financing for over $5 million. The round was led by KdT Ventures, and included Viking Global Investors, Refactor Capital, Sahsen Ventures and Godfrey Capital. DIC Corporation also…

Westlink Ag & Centricity Global Unveil Next-Gen Data Tools for Ag Retailers

Westlink Ag, the innovative Alliance for Independent Ag Chem Retailers, has teamed with Centricity, a global leader in farm decision aid and data protection tools, and the maker of ApRecs. Their partnership enhances the technical resources for Westlink Ag and its…

FARMWAVE Selected for AgriNEST Business Accelerator

FARMWAVE is pleased to announce its selection as a Laureate for the 2018 AgriNEST business accelerator program, where it will be exploring business opportunities in the competitive French agricultural market. FARMWAVE is an app that gives farmers the ability to rapidly…

Register Today for the AgTech Conference of the South

Join current and emerging agtech business leaders and investors at the AgTech Conference of the South, a premiere conference dedicated to the innovation, entrepreneurship and investment that is shaping the future of agriculture, taking place July 23-25, 2018. The inaugural…

Popular Minecraft Video Game Helps Wisconsin Students Embrace Agriculture

Popular Minecraft Video Game Helps Wisconsin Students Embrace Agriculture

Minecraft (https://minecraft.net/en-us/), a 3-D building block video game, sold to Microsoft (http://money.cnn.com/2014/09/15/technology/minecraft-microsoft/index.html) in 2014 for $2.5 billion dollars, continues to grow in popularity among youth across the country. As part of 4-H and Microsoft's ongoing 4-H Tech Changemakers initiative, 4-H…

RanchMeat Offers Innovative New Way to Connect Cattle Ranchers With Consumers

Just launched is RanchMeat (RanchMeat.com), a new, web-based community sales platform designed to offer a better way to connect ranchers and those in the beef industry with consumers around the country. The idea for RanchMeat came from some long-time family…

KdT Ventures Closes Oversubscribed Inaugural Fund

KdT Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund investing at the intersection of frontier computational science and the life sciences (chemicals, agriculture, and medicine), is excited to announce the successful close of its inaugural fund. The fund’s limited partner group is…

FOOD IT: The Full Stack

​For the fifth consecutive year, The Mixing Bowl presents FOOD IT, under the theme “The Full Stack.” Action-oriented entrepreneurs, industry players, investors, and representatives from leading global food and ag innovation hubs will gather at our event. FOOD IT: “The…

The Funding Partners Develops World's First Luxury Durian Together With Newly Acquired Agritech Firm, Nikuro

TFP is expecting their first harvest of luxury durians to arrive during Q3, 2018. An estimated 1000 tonnes of luxury durians will be delivered to dignitaries, celebrities, and businessmen who have placed orders for the renowned fruit before the start…

Cohort of Celebrities Help Nonprofit Kiss the Ground Launch T-Shirt Campaign That Challenges 'Sustainability' and Offers 'Regeneration' as Humanity's Solution to Climate Change

Cohort of Celebrities Help Nonprofit Kiss the Ground Launch T-Shirt Campaign That Challenges 'Sustainability' and Offers 'Regeneration' as Humanity's Solution to Climate Change

Kiss the Ground has aligned with a cluster of stars, to unveil the ‘Regeneration’ t-shirt campaign. The campaign will be hosted by the fundraising organization, Omaze until May 21. Some Influencers Include: Jason Mraz, Rosario Dawson, Adrian Grenier, Paul Blackthorne, Michael…

Trump's Support in Farm Country Remains Strong, but Eroding

Trump's Support in Farm Country Remains Strong, but Eroding

The farmers and ranchers who helped put Donald Trump into the White House still give him relatively high marks, but there appears to be some erosion in the number who would like to see him re-elected, according to a new…

Call for Applications Now Open for AgTech Conference of the South Pitch Off

Tech Alpharetta announces that applications are now being accepted for the first annual AgTech Conference of the South Pitch Off. The startup competition is sponsored by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and is open to all companies with a minimum…

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