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What a decade it's been for the advancement of the food and agriculture industries! It was a decade spent catching up with other industries in the technological revolution. What's in store for 2020? Five of the industry's leading investors tell AFN.@f3techMD @AgFunder #investment #agtech #agritech Source: 2020 predictions from agri-foodtech's leading...

We expect 2020 to be another exciting and dynamic year for investments in agriculture and related businesses. One of the ways we seek to understand momentum behind agriculture investments is to examine consumer food preferences. According to Nielson’s recent “How America Will Eat” report, sales growth during the last year...

Enter regenerative agriculture. Dubbed “beyond sustainable,” regenerative agricultural methodologies seek to add to the soil through a self-nourishing ecological system that benefits the environment in the process. A closed-loop system that doesn’t halt humans’ impact on the environment, but reverses it. Is it too good to be true?@f3techMD #regenerative #agritech #agtech #soil...

The average number of bushels of corn per acre is between 180 and 250. This year, Drew Haines of Middletown yielded over 422 bushels of corn per acre, beating Maryland’s state corn yield record and winning first place in the National Corn Yield Contest in the no-till, non-irrigated corn category. @f3techMD #corn...

The Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program helps agricultural producers enter into value-added activities related to the processing and marketing of new products. The goals of this program are to generate new products, create and expand marketing opportunities and increase producer income.You may receive priority if you are a beginning farmer...

Amir Zaidman discusses the key pillars underpinning Israel's strength in foodtech and offers a roundup of some of the recent big moves and funding rounds in Israeli FoodTech and the@f3techMD #israel #foodtech Source: Israel FoodTech: Turning up the heat for 2020 - AgFunderNews...

The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit is a world leading event series focused on the most disruptive technologies transforming the global food system. Now in its 6th year, this flagship event hosted in San Francisco gathers 1500+ of the brightest minds in agriculture. Agribusinesses, food brands, producers, investors and entrepreneurs from over...

Eighteen years ago, I wrote a column (below) questioning the over-used maxim “Cash is King.” My assertion was cash has many advantages over other assets like land, but for farmers, dirt was destiny, that is, a more powerful tool to secure a desired future. Obviously, it had little lasting impact,...