As of press time, 54 of 68 respondents, or 79 percent, said their agri investments would increase in 2017, while 10 said they anticipate a decrease and just four said they would remain the same.
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Lewis & Clark Ventures and Prelude Ventures co-led the funding round.
Canadian prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in attendance at the inauguration of the Anjou greenhouse, as the investment was made possible in part due to the reinstatement of a federal tax credit supporting VC funding.
The investment was made from 8 Miles’ first fund, Fund I A, which closed in August 2013 on roughly $200 million, sources confirmed to Agri Investor.
Cool Planet’s products nurture beneficial microbes in soil to help retain water and keep nutrients in the root zone for a longer period of time.
The funding supports FarmLead’s expansion into the US market through the upcoming opening of its US headquarters in Chicago.
There are compelling reasons to invest away from row crops and buy-to-lease farmland models, but there are good reasons to stick with them too. Your choice will depend very much on your strategy.
Private investment company Ardian, through its Mid Cap Buyout team, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Prosol Group, the operating company behind fresh food retailer Grand Frais.
CDPQ has created an agricultural land trust to form a metropolitan agricultural park near the station in order to limit urban sprawl by increasing the area of cultivated land by 6 percent.
The funds will be used to help Jacoma expand farming operations at its Tropha Estates in Northern Malawi, where it produces high value macadamia nuts, chilli and paprika.