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Future Meat secures $14m in S2G-led Series A

Chief scientist Yaakov Nahmias says the start-up’s methodology means it only takes 14 days to produce cultured chicken or beef, whether it is producing 1kg or 1 tonne of meat.

$14.5m FarmWise Series A comes amid growing robotics interest in ag

FarmWise’s autonomous robots are already being used by customers to carry out weeding and the company plans to use the Series A funds to add further farming capabilities.

Ospraie Ag Science leads $45m Series B for pesticide enhancer

A market source says Terramera’s offerings create synergies that could open the door to a future combination with Ospraie Management’s main biologicals platform, Marrone Bio Innovations.

11% of H1 Canadian VC investments go to agri: CVCA

Protectionism and increased scrutiny of foreign investment into the US encourage investors to look at Canada, as appetite for direct institutional investment also grows.

Novacap-backed Mucci Farms acquires greenhouse grower

Novacap senior partner Domenic Mancini says interest in controlled-environment ag is growing and the firm’s LPs have expressed interest in co-investment opportunities on its ag-related companies.

Oxford Uni agtech firm nets £6.3m funding

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.
using data to maximise agri yields

Peoples Company looks in-house for new sustainability director

New sustainability director Mollie Aronowitz says she expects her new position will bring her in closer contact with institutional investors.

Inari raises $89m Series C for seed tech

Chief executive Ponsi Trivisvavet says her management team’s agricultural backgrounds gives the company an understanding of where it should pursue disruption in the sector.
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Agrivida seeks $20m for feed additives commercialization, research in Series F

Animal nutrition-focused company's chief executive says private equity firms are investigating opportunities to combine varied food and agtech investments.

The data are out there – ag must present them more effectively

A huge amount of alternative data sources have emerged, but the industry needs to assist official agencies with collection and analysis.
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