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Advantage Capital invests in precision irrigation company

The USDA and Farm Credit System-backed PE fund has invested $5m into Hortau, a California-based precision irrigation company.

Farmers Edge gains backing from Mitsui, eyes Russian expansion

The precision agriculture data management tool provider will use the funding to help expand its operations in Russia, Brazil, Australia and the US.

Omron Ventures makes first investment in Japanese precision ag

The venture capital arm of the Japanese electronics firm has invested into Plant Life Systems, a sensor and control systems company, to improve agri productivity in Asia.

RobecoSAM: Precision agri market to reach $6bn by 2022

The sustainable investment specialist is predicting a 17% growth rate in the US precision agri market.

FarmLogs raises $10m in Series B round

The mobile application agtech firm raised the latest round from new and existing investors.

GE Ventures invests in drone technology

The venture capital arm of General Electric has committed to Airware's Series B round of capital raising alongside other VCs.

Farming app receives €2.1m in venture capital

Online farming platform trecker.com received funding from German venture capital firm Target Partners.

Kleiner Perkins invests in precision agri

The US venture capital firm has invested into Farmers Edge from the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ Green Growth Fund.

Green & Grow raises ‘swift’ $6m

The Texas-based biotech company raised the capital in a Series B round of funding led by Otter Capital.

Equity fund houses eye precision ag

Baring, BlackRock and Focus Investment Banking discuss the appeal of the precision agriculture sector and the limited opportunity in the listed market.

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