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AgTech startup E-TERRY closes first investment round to propel sustainable food production

Erfurt-based robotics startup E-TERRY has successfully closed its first financing round in the seven-figure range. Several investors, including beteiligungsmanagement thüringen gmbh (bm|t) as lead investor, as well as FutureWork Verwaltungsgesellschaft, Dr. Thomas Gnefkow and Christoph Ratke invest in the company which was founded in 2022. The three founders Michael Rieke, Martha Wenzel and Fabian Rösler […]

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NuWay-K&H Cooperative invests in Greeneye Technology system to unlock benefits of precision spraying for members and enable greater collaboration with sustainability partners

NuWay-K&H Cooperative has announced a major extension to its agtech offering following the purchase of a Greeneye Technology precision spraying system. NuWay-K&H will use the Greeneye system to offer selective spraying-as-a-service initially to its farmer members in Southern Minnesota and Northern Iowa, enabling them to significantly reduce herbicide use, increase the efficacy of their weed […]

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Sucafina and ProfilePrint announce co-investment in Csmart

Sucafina – a leading sustainable Farm to Roaster, Swiss-based coffee company – and ProfilePrint – a Singapore-based AI-driven predictive and prescriptive food ingredient profiler – have announced a co-investment in Csmart, a Brazil-based developer of AI-powered image recognition technologies for green coffee grading. “We feel confident that Csmart’s proven image recognition technology will bring shared […]

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ICL and Protera Biosciences develop plant-based solutions using AI

ICL (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), a leading global specialty minerals company, today announced ICL Food Specialties has joined forces with Protera Biosciences, an AI-driven foodTech start-up and designer of novel proteins, which are used to develop sustainable, highly functional protein-based ingredients for food manufacturers. The partnership follows ICL’s 2021 investment in Protera via ICL Planet […]

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BigSis closes Series A at £4.5m

BigSis, the British-based agtech start-up using AI and robotics to provide chemical-free insect control to the world’s farmers and growers, has announced the successful closure of its over-subscribed Series A round at £4.5 million. The round was led by Regenerate Ventures, the specialist agricultural innovation fund focused on the decarbonisation and sustainability of food production. […]

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Agrematch announces trials success for AI-discovered natural herbicide

Agrematch Ltd, an AI company focusing on the discovery and development of crop input products, announced that it has moved closer to commercializing its novel bioherbicide after favourable trials with commercially important crop weeds, including strains resistant to widely used synthetic herbicides. Discovered and developed in less than 12 months using Agrematch’s artificial intelligence predictive […]

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AI certification de-risks AgTrade  

AgriTrade auction platform builder ConnectOne will be using GoMicro’s phone-based AI assessment technology to create quality certificates for online cardamon trade. Human quality assessment is subjective. Quality standards differ from assessor to assessor, company to company, and country to country. GoMicro will soon eliminate this subjectivity through accurate AI-based assessment. “We are impressed with GoMicro’s […]

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Driving innovation in agriculture with synthetic data

Data is the cornerstone of agricultural product innovation. It’s necessary to develop products, meet regulatory requirements, discover new mechanisms, and educate the market on how to optimize the use of agriculture inputs and practices. Today, huge amounts of data are collected around various parameters including soil data, rainfall, water usage, fertilizer needs, crop health, quality, […]

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Agricultural research leaders worldwide team up to launch landmark open data crop nutrition platform

Marking a major advance in improving crop health and nutrition worldwide, the Consortium for Precision Crop Nutrition (CPCN) and Agmatix launched a unique global platform designed to drive international research collaboration and expand open access to crop nutrient data to farmers, their advisers and policy makers. The online platform, powered by the Agmatix Insights solution […]

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Greeneye precision spraying system reduces non-residual herbicide use by 87% while delivering same efficacy as broadcast spraying, UNL trial finds

Agtech pioneer, Greeneye Technology, announces the results of a field trial undertaken by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Agricultural Research Division (ARD) to benchmark the performance of its proprietary AI precision spraying system against broadcast application of herbicides. The results reveal the Greeneye system reduced herbicide use in post-emergence applications by 87% – representing a cost […]