Now that the year is almost over, it has become apparent that VC investment in Ag Tech, although still relatively high, will not match the total investment from last year. However, Ag Tech and its investors are still pushing the envelope in other ways. Here are some of the newsmakers from the month of November.
- AgFunder, in partnership with Boston Consulting Group, published their report called ‘Lessons from the Frontline of the Agtech Revolution’. Here are their key findings from the report. (via Forbes)
- The technology that will help feed the world will start with software, according to Joseph Byrum of Syngenta. (via TechCrunch)
- Family farms are increasingly adopting new technologies, but work is still needed to help bridge the technology gap for traditional farm workers. (via CNBC)
- Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is helping to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederacy with a little help from Ag Tech. (via CBC)
What other Ag Tech stories caught your eye this month? Let us know in the comments below, or tweet us @VerdexCapital.