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First accelerator cohort tailored for agritech and aquatech start-ups showcases program successBaltimore, Maryland (December 21, 2018) – Five Baltimore start-up companies took a big leap forward to launch their respective new businesses as graduates of Maryland’s first F3 (farm, fish and food) Tech Accelerator during a Demo Day presentation and...

Opportunity for Maryland Farmers, Seafood Producers and Food Processors to Connect with Buyers from Retailers, Restaurants, Schools & MoreANNAPOLIS, MD (Dec. 18, 2018) – The Maryland Department of Agriculture will host the Maryland’s Best Food & Beverage Expo Wednesday, January 23. The Maryland’s Best Expo provides an opportunity for Maryland farmers,...

Participants in agriculture accelerator form company to benefit beekeepers and farmers When two Venture for America (VFA) Fellows from the Mid-West met in Baltimore, the result was sweeter than honey. Dawn Musil and Nick Zajciw discovered their shared passion for apiculture – aka beekeeping – on opening day of their VFA...

The first cohort of five startups participating in the F3 Tech Accelerator program are on dsiplay at Demo Day on Thursday, December 20 starting at 6:00pm.  The event is being held at bwtech@UMBC South in Halethorpe, MD.Please visit the invitation for details and to RSVP....

Value-added agriculture is bringing fresh ideas and young entrepreneurs into farming. That energy and enthusiasm was evident in this year’s Grow & Fortify Summit, held Dec. 6. Source: Value-Added Agriculture Gaining Momentum | Southern Edition | lancasterfarming.com...

[caption id="attachment_3048" align="alignright" width="200"] Doug Zeisel[/caption][caption id="attachment_3049" align="alignleft" width="200"] Rob Meissner[/caption]Meet Cykloburn Technologies Partners Rob Meissner and Doug Zeisel who are developing a green tech solution that makes chicken litter more profitable for poultry farmers.Giving farmers a profitable and environmentally sound method for disposing chicken litter is one of the...

So what happened with the AgTech sector in 2018? A ton of things: many announcements of new products, services, investments, start-ups, along with some mergers and acquisitions; But the story of th… Source: What Sucked about AgTech in 2018 |...

Is freedom of choice an illusion?The rapid rise of variation in everyday goods and services, from which cereal we eat in the morning to which toothpaste we brush our teeth with at night, gives the perception of unlimited choice. For example, if you’re deciding which bottled water to buy, the...