Author: Justin Allen

A year like no other… But while Covid-19 has been catastrophic for the agrifood sector in many regards, it has also put agrifoodtech into the limelight like never before. On the link below you will find five of the biggest tech trends that have emerged in agrifood this year@F3TechMD #agtech...

This CyberAg Symposium held on December 9th and 10th highlighted the cybersecurity threat affecting the national agriculture, aquaculture, and food supply industries.If you weren't able to join, we've got you covered. You can watch the sessions from our 2020 CyberAg Symposium featuring leaders in Cybersecurity and Agriculture here.@F3TechMD #agtech #agritech...

One of F3 Tech's Accelerator companies is using solar power to operate cutting-edge oyster growing equipment. Solar Oysters LLC’s invention allows the bivalves to grow vertically in the water column instead of horizontally. It has the support of Bay restoration heavyweights. Cheryl Costello got to see the promising technology up...

Two Maryland companies have teamed up to design a solar-powered barge that could bring oyster farming into deeper parts of the Chesapeake Bay, improving the estuary’s oyster output and perhaps easing conflicts with watermen and waterfront landowners.The two companies — Maritime Applied Physics Corp. and the EcoLogix Group — are...

With seas rising, farmers along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts increasingly suffer from one of the initial impacts of climate change: saltwater intrusion. The plague of salt is arriving not just from storms and tide but also underground, where it can migrate undetected until crops shrivel.@F3TechMD #agtech #agritech #agribusiness #f3techSource:...

VCs throughout the world invested $1.6 billion in agtech companies last quarter, bringing the year's total to $4.2 billion. Although the capital raised in Q3 marks a 14% drop from Q2, the sector has already hit a decade high for annual deal value, with the total through Sept. 30 surpassing...

The Maryland Department of Commerce is partnering with the Maryland Business Innovation Association (MBIA) to launch the Maryland Business Innovation Challenge (MDBIC), a unique program which will bring together the state’s corporate community with local innovators to solve real-time business challenges.@F3TechMD #agtech #agritech #agribusiness #f3techSource: Maryland Commerce, Maryland Business Innovation...

After five founders stepped up to pitch (virtually) during demo day this week, leaders of the F3 Tech Accelerator announced Boyds, Maryland-based EnergyLink3 as the winner of $25,000 in funding.It capped a four-month program providing resources to the startups, who are working on problems in F3 Tech’s focus areas of...