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Head of venture capital at the Cibus Fund Alastair Cooper says the firm believes synthetic pheromones have the best chance of replacing traditional chemical insecticides.
MoA Technology is trying to discover a weedkilling approach that has a new ‘mode of action’ compared with every other chemical weedkiller on the market.
Hazel Technologies and Cambridge Crops have pioneered methods for extending the shelf life of fruit and veg.
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Animal nutrition-focused company's chief executive says private equity firms are investigating opportunities to combine varied food and agtech investments.
A huge amount of alternative data sources have emerged, but the industry needs to assist official agencies with collection and analysis.
The crop chemicals company had been reluctant to enter the cannabis market without relevant expertise, says chief executive Han Chen.
Vestaron chief executive Anna Rath says attracting life-science investors into later-stage agtech startups will be key to the market's development.
The firm secures $130m from strategic ag investors like ADM and Smithfield, as well as its first non-US LPs, like Sumitomo Chemical America.
Report from the University of Sydney’s United States Studies Centre proposes a cluster that would enable Australia to increase its exports of fresh fruit and vegetables, and other commodities.
Indigo Ag has raised a total of $650m in private equity financing, with its most recent round valuing the company at $3.5bn.
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