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Given its eons-long role in the rise of human civilization, it’s pretty tough to speak of agriculture as “the next big thing.”  But, there is a fascinating and transformative revolution underway in the world of food and agriculture.  At the broadest level, it’s likely to change everything about how we...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Farmers, agribusinesses, and environmental groups sit together to listen, learn, and network at the University of Maryland Agriculture Law Education Initiative’s annual Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference. Source: Ag, Environmental law conference well-attended | American Farm Publications...

A reprint from LinkedInThe Squeeze Continues…Early Stage Health Tech Deal Volume Falls to New LowsFive consecutive quarters—and counting—of declining deal counts in pre-seed and seed-level investments for health technology startups in the U.S. Groundhog Day?This month, Forbes reported that venture capital investments in healthcare startups hit record highs, despite the infamous dissolution of Theranos....

The FY19 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) has been posted to Grants.gov. To view the full announcement, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=310297. The deadline for proposals is January 8, 2019.Source: Tech Partnerships Office > SBIR...

Entrepreneurs, you now have until 12pm noon ET on Mon., Nov. 19 to complete your application for #BeGreenHub’s 2019 Cohort. They are seeking #green, social impact, for-profit #startups ready to scale. Sound like you? Don’t wait: https://bethesdagreen.org/be-green-hub/BeGreenHub identifies and nurtures post idea-stage, growth focused green and social impact for-profit startups that promote...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQK3nP8jrLA[/embed]After an initial shower of herbicide, it's time for a targeted and precise application by the smart autonomous robot weeder from Ecorobotix. Source: The autonomous robot weeder from Ecorobotix...

Hydroponics growers like Yoder cultivate crops in a Perlite volcanic glass with high water content and a coconut fiber medium known to promote root growth. The nutrient solutions they feed them helps them to grow faster and produce higher yields than traditional crops. Source: Hydroponics on way up in Mid-Atlantic | American...

In case you have not already seen it, stay up-to-date with the latest AgriFood Tech industry reports and research. Source: AgFunder - AgriFood Tech Industry Reports...