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Australian start-up reveals AI-powered farm valuation platform

Agtech start-up Digital Agriculture Services recently secured funding from CSIRO and has seen strong interest from investors in using its web-based platform.

LGIAsuper commits A$112m to Equilibrium’s glasshouse-focused US fund

The Brisbane-based superfund says its capital will back expansion at Houweling’s Group, which Equilibrium’s fund acquired a stake in earlier this month.

Urban farming firm iFarm Project secures $1m seed funding

Head of Europe Yury Fedorov says the company was one of the first to use LED lighting on a commercial scale, touting its farms as up to 95% more efficient than conventional ones.

ADM Capital announces sixth investment from debut ag fund Cibus

The vehicle, which closed on $322m with an extra $130m for co-investments, has backed food processing technology firm MycoTechnology.

Investor lines blur in LatAm’s young agtech markets

Latin America deal activity is 'remarkably healthy,' authors of a Finistere Ventures report tell Agri Investor.

Ag tech start-up SeeTree secures $15m funding

The firm will focus on developing artificial intelligence and drone technology to monitor citrus tree orchards health and productivity in California and Brazil.

ADM Capital Europe raises $452m for Cibus Fund, co-investments

The manager has closed the vehicle on $322m, garnering an additional $130m for co-investments.

FarmCompany adds dairy to €40m Danish portfolio

The firm is consolidating a group of sustainable farmland assets in Denmark, which now total 1,605 hectares in the country.

Advanced aeroponic technology start-up LettUs Grow secures £1m funding

The business will focus first on growing leafy greens and herbs, using a ‘smart’ system for indoor farms, to produce more using fewer resources.

ECJ ruling on new breeding techniques ‘will hold back innovation’

MEPs demand clarity on the move, which has also been criticized by industry and investors, as UK secretary of state Michael Gove identifies gene editing as key for future farming.

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