Ag, Environmental law conference well-attended

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

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Is the Investment Bloom in Biotech Fading in Lieu of Other Tech Sectors Like Agritech/Aquatech?

A reprint from LinkedIn

The Squeeze Continues…Early Stage Health Tech Deal Volume Falls to New Lows

Five 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. While this implies it is still a buyer’s market,...

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NOAA FY 2019 SBIR Funding Announcement

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

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Extended deadline for BeGreenHub’s 2019 Cohort

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 sustainability and contribute to the local community and global
economy. Learn more and...

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Hydroponics on way up in Mid-Atlantic

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 Farm Publications

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