The Climate Corporation applies data analytics to weather to help farmers adapt to climate change. Monsanto aims to build out its data science offerings to help farmers grow more Franken-crops than ever before.
The world’s first hamburger made entirely from synthetic meat was unveiled today by a team of Dutch researchers, who subsequently held a media event to see how it tasted.
Earth Starter is raising a Kickstarter campaign to fix our broken food system. The company creates ‘Nourishmats’ that make it easy for anyone living in an urban area to grow their own vegetables and herbs.
The state of Tennessee is funding a business accelerator for agriculture technology (“agtech”) startups, which is open to anyone with the seeds of an idea, as well as established companies.
Y Combinator startup FarmLogs closes initial funding for its farm management software.
It’s rare for a publicly traded company to be concerned when its stock price gets a dramatic increase, but that’s exactly what happened to MedBox earlier this week.
That green stuff in your koi pond could power the world for less than $40 a gallon, if Australian biofuels company Algae.Tec has its way.
Global agriculture and biotechnology giant Monsanto has taken an undisclosed equity stake in biofuels player Sapphire Energy. The two companies will also team up for a multi-year research collaboration.
Weather-based insurance startup WeatherBill said today it had raised $42 million and signed on new investors Google Ventures and Khosla Ventures for its second round of financing.