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By Raising Productivity, Agtech Boosts Value Of Farmland

Against the backdrop of the partial shutdown of the federal government, U.S. farmers and ranchers are no doubt looking for a happier new year in 2019. The burgeoning agtech sector could brighten things up by continuing to boost productivity and reverse the market setbacks of 2018. Not since the 1980 embargo on U.S. grain exports to … Continue reading By Raising Productivity, Agtech Boosts Value Of Farmland

Can Blockchain Technology Make Agriculture Safer – Hiroyuki Shinohara

Smart contracts built on blockchain technology may eliminate the need for middlemen. Energy grids could use that tech to increase cybersecurity. And aerospace suppliers look to blockchain as a potential investment in keeping track of their supply lines and boosting efficiencies. But perhaps one of the most unexpected – and impactful – applications of blockchain … Continue reading Can Blockchain Technology Make Agriculture Safer – Hiroyuki Shinohara

African Agri-tech Startups Boom With 110% Growth Since 2016

Investments in agriculture technology in Africa have seen $19-million invested in the past two years, with a new report showing agri-tech startups have grown 110% in the period. There are 82 agri-tech startups operating across the continent at the start of this year, 52% of which started in the last 24 months, according to the … Continue reading African Agri-tech Startups Boom With 110% Growth Since 2016

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