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NOAA has released its latest Notice of Federal Opportunity (NOFO) under the Small Business Innovation Research Program.  Grants provided under this program benefit small businesses in the execution of NOAA's mission.We encourage US small businesses to take a look and consider submitting a proposal:https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=noaa%20sbirFor more information about the NOAA SBIR...

Maryland's Animal Waste Technology Fund is accepting animal waste technology grant proposals for State Fiscal Year 2021. Vendors, businesses, and individuals offering technologies that demonstrate innovative, economically feasible animal waste projects should apply. @f3techMD #agritech #agriculture #manure #animalwasteSource: Animal Waste Technology Fund...

The average venture capital firm screens 350 companies and makes only four investments in any given year. A recent study from the Journal of Financial Economics surveyed 885 institutional venture capitalists and 681 firms on how they make their investment decisions. The results showed that when selecting investments, VCs focus more on the management team than business-related characteristics like...

The Coronavirus pandemic and a shortage of agricultural workers has led to a spike in interest and investment in farm robotics and automation. Learn more. @F3TechMD #agtech #agritech #agribusiness #f3tech Source: Farm robots given Covid-19 boost...

The possibilities offered for agriculture by new technologies, big data and the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) makes precision agriculture a market that’s sure to grow over the coming years. Yet so far, uptake on innovative agricultural methods that combine technology with farming on-the-ground has been slower than...

Little Leaf Farms, which grows the number one, best-selling crunchy baby green lettuce in the United States, is doubling its sun-drenched, greenhouse-growing capacity to 10 acres of lettuce fields under glass, producing more than two million packages of lettuce each month, and broadening distribution of the fan-favorite greens to stores...

Drones have been used for years to help grain farmers improve efficiencies in their operations. Research is underway to do the same for orchard owners by applying drone technology to fruit trees.Olga Walsh is an extension specialist in cropping systems agronomy at the University of Idaho. She says as of...