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Did you know that most of life’s necessities – food, fiber, clothing and shelter – start with agriculture? March 14 is National Agriculture Day, which recognizes the contributions of agriculture to American society. To coincide with this national celebration, Governor Larry Hogan has declared March 10-16 as “Maryland Agriculture Week.” Source:...

Look ahead to Industry 5.0, where further restructuring of product development and production will redefine not only manufacturing processes, but also what a product is and the value it provides. Incorporate digital technologies in products, enabling them to become platforms for value creation for users and producers. Source: Industry 4.0: What’s...

But like all early-stage startup disciplines, the world of design is constantly evolving and maturing. Subspecialties spin out while best practices, different approaches and new tools emerge. And lately, we’ve had our eye on one recent development in particular: the rise of the small-yet-mighty community of growth designers.Source: Defining Growth Design:...

A new era for agriculture and food tech: Allie Burns, CEO of Village Capital, on promising startups, why “disruption” isn’t always the answer, and how the Green New Deal could be part of the solution. Source: These Food Technologies Are Ripe For Innovation...

AgriFood Tech startups, those innovating all the way from farm-to-fork, raised $16.9 billion in 2018, a 43% year-over-year increase, in-line with the overall VC market globally. In contrast to all VC industries there was an 11% increase in deal activity, particularly at the seed stage where levels have contracted in...

F³ Tech is excited to be a part of the energy that brings an expansion to the aquaculture industry sector in Maryland.American Aquaculture Holdings, LLC announced today that it has acquired the Allen Harim poultry processing plant in Cordova, Maryland, and will develop a state-of-the-art vertically integrated aquafarm at the...