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The wide range of industrial hemp products represent the greatest opportunity for American agricultural markets seen within the past fifty years, writes Jon Vaught. Source: Growing Hemp - AgFunderNews...

IFA and Larta Institute will select 7 cutting-edge innovative startups to present at a special Plant Nutrition Startup Showcase.  One Showcase presenter will win $20,000.Plant nutrition startup Showcase Brought to you by the International Fertilizer Association & Larta Institute Source: Event Information — Ag Innovation Showcase...

A recent webcast (below) by Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil (co-founders of Singularity University) drove that point home and provided insight into how the future will be even more radically disruptive than anything we’ve already experienced and more so that what we can today predict.Both base their views of the...

The AgFunder Innovation Awards on March 20, 2019 bridge the World Agri-Tech and Future Food-Tech summits, as part of the Rethink Agri-Food Innovation Week in San Francisco. They recognize the innovators and entrepreneurs driving the agri-food tech industry forward. Nominated by global agrifood tech investors, winners are peer-selected through an...

Tyson and Perdue are investing in better conditions for its birds and relying on technology to make it happen as consumers remain concerned about welfare in poultry production. Consumers’ increasing fascination with learning more about food production has prompted many companies throughout the value chain to take actionable steps to...