Rockstart Announces Startups From the 1st Edition of the Agrifood 2019 Program

The program is made up of 7 Deep Dive Week sessions, each of which has a specific focus designed to take the startups through the various stages of business development to make them investment-ready.

Semi-artificial Photosynthesis

Because biofuels are made from agricultural products, fuel production from such products implies the use of agricultural land and crops that can also be used for the production of food.

Advancements in Remote Control Technologies in Irrigation Systems

The irrigation controllers market is driven by factors such as the growing need for water conservation, increased need for modern agricultural practices, the need for the adoption precision farming, and the growing lawn and garden area.

Redefine Meat Raises $6M Round Led by CPT Capital for its 3D Alt-Meat Printer

- Redefine Meat offers a new class of plant-based meat, utilizing the world's first patent-pending 3D meat printing solution - CPT Capital and Hanaco Ventures to join the company's board

Drone Farming Market Outlook

The agricultural drones market is projected to grow at nearly 40% in the coming years to reach a value of USD 4.8 billion by 2024.

WSSA Asks: Is Unmanned Aerial Weed Control Ready for Takeoff?

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly referred to as drones, may soon revolutionize weed management. Equipped with the right tools, researchers say they can be quite effective at both finding and treating problem weeds.

Terramera Raises US$45 Million to Reduce Synthetic Chemicals in Agriculture by 80%

Company adds veteran leader Carl Casale; set to transform agriculture and achieve 2030 goal of reducing global synthetic chemical loads in agriculture by 80%

The Future of AI in Agriculture

AI will be key in solving one of the biggest puzzles facing humanity - feeding our growing population in the face of over-population and climate change.

The Age of Autonomy: Robotic Solutions for the Horticulture Industry

We call our hero BigTop, an autonomous, mobile robot with the ability to move 250 pots an hour and have a run time of 16 hours on interchangeable batteries.

Researchers Reveal Plant Defense Toolkit and Insights for Fighting Crop Diseases

Representing a major advance for plant biology, the findings have important implications for the management of dangerous crop diseases which represent significant threats to food security.

AgTech Software Solutions Aren't One-Size-Fits-All

The way we grow is changing and so are the tools we need to be successful. Here are a few recommendations from some of the farms that I've seen are doing it right.

Visit the Farm Science Review Trade Show

At the FSR, research scientists, academia and industry come together to impart their knowledge with people all over Ohio, across the country and around the world. The object of the show is to create a more sustainable world.

How Governments Are Using AgTech For Better Insurance

With the emergence of agtech start-ups that rely on specific tech-led innovation within the insurance value chain, it has helped expedite the speed with which farmers receive necessary reimbursements and support.

Novel Quantum Dot Optical Fiber Technology That Delivers Extra Light to the Lower Canopy of Plants

Hung above plants in a greenhouse, the fiber concentrator devices absorb underutilized portions of sunlight, convert the energy into a more ideal spectrum, and then strategically guide that light to the lower leaves of plants.

MetoMotion Receives $1.5 Million Investment From Netherlands-based Strategic Partner for Its Greenhouse Robotic Worker (GRoW)

MetoMotion has developed a multipurpose robotic system, GRoW, for labor-intensive tasks in greenhouses to reduce the reliance on and high costs of human labor in greenhouse vegetable production.

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