Walmart embraces blockchain for farm to table tracking

In Arkansas, Walmart and Sam’s Club sent a letter to suppliers of fresh, leafy greens asking them to trace their products all the way...

Indigo Marketplace launches with $250 million in new funding

In Massachusetts, Indigo Ag, Inc., a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet, announced the launch of Indigo Marketplace...

80 Acres Farms is building the first fully-automated indoor farm in the U.S.

In Ohio, 80 Acres Farms, a fast-growing indoor vertical farming firm, announced it is building the first fully-automated indoor farm in the United States....

Sentera scales up with $14 million in new funding

In Minnesota, Sentera, a digital agriculture technology provider, raised $14 million in Series A funding to begin scaling the business to a growing market. “Sentera...

New way to make amino acids from wood

In Singapore, an international team of researchers developed a new sustainable chemical approach to produce a series of amino acids from woody biomass derivatives. "Our...

Farm nutrient and water mapping tools for local needs

In Spain, EU-funded researchers developed new mapping tools and services to help farmers better manage the application of nutrients and water to their fields...

Escorts Limited unleashes the Automated Concept Tractor

In India, a leading engineering conglomerate, Escorts Limited, announced its unique Automated Farming Solutions with the launch of the Automated Concept Tractor that brings...

Benson Hill receives $60 million to advance improved crops

In Missouri, Benson Hill Biosystems, a crop improvement company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants, announced the first close of its $60 million...

The Climate Corporation moves predictive seed selection and placement to pre-commercial testing

In Iowa, The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Bayer, announced the advancement of a new predictive seed selection and placement technology to pre-commercial testing....

Bear Flag Robotics automates common farm tasks

In California, Bear Flag Robotics closed a $3.5 million seed funding round to continue developing autonomous technology for farms, which will help growers lower...

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