Proposals sought for technologies that ‘help level the playing field’

Agricultural innovations are often out of reach for smaller family farms. Community Alliance with Family Farmers is accepting applications for its Small Farm Innovation Challenge. Any size idea in any stage of development is welcome. more »

Applications now open to compete for $250,000 in AgSharks pitch competition

The fourth annual AgSharks Competition will provide agtech startups exclusive access to produce leaders and funding to advance innovative solutions for the agriculture sector. more »

Fieldin raises $30M Series B to make commercial farms autonomous

Fieldin's agricultural operating system serves five of the 10 largest farms in California and supports more than 20% of global almond production. more »

Tinkering with the variables

New research is pushing the next era of sterile insect technique for navel orangeworm. ... more »

Revenue from RECs

Earn money from solar and keep the offset. ... more »

Biome Makers raises $15M in Series B funding to secure position as a global leader in biological soil analysis

The funds focus on the next phase of growth – accelerating the global expansion of BeCrop as the industry standard for functional soil analysis and sustainable soil health recovery, and Gheom as an independent assessment program measuring the impact of crop inputs and farming practices to support personalized agriculture. more »

Semios purchases data-driven farm management platform Agworld

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada-based Semios, a precision-farming platform for permanent crops, announced Aug. 24 that it is acquiring Agworld, a data-driven farm management platform, to deliver m... more »

VGRID’s Bioservers convert biomass into electricity, form biochar

These energy savers run on various types of biomass and agricultural waste to generate electricity and co-produce agricultural-grade biochar to be used as a soil amendment for farmers, which will be a valuable resource for finding drought solutions in California. more »

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