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Monsanto, Microsoft to Invest in Agricultural Technology in Brazil
Technology

Monsanto, Microsoft to Invest in Agricultural Technology in Brazil

Monsanto will join a Brazilian investment fund with up to 300 million reais ($92 million), managed by Microsoft, evaluating ideas for new digital tools to be applied to agricultural production in the country, executives said.
How Ag-Tech Ripened Into a Growing Market
Agribusiness

How Ag-Tech Ripened Into a Growing Market

As the market grows for better farm data, VC firms are seeding new developments.
Margaret Littman
From Cord-Cutting to Cuba: The Biggest Trends of 2016
Trends 2016

From Cord-Cutting to Cuba: The Biggest Trends of 2016

A look at what's hot, what's happening and what's to come.
Carolyn Horwitz
How This Company Is Revolutionizing the Way Farmers Do Their Job
Innovators

How This Company Is Revolutionizing the Way Farmers Do Their Job

FarmLogs turns to big data to update age-old practices.
Jodi Helmer
This Ag-Tech Incubator Offers Both Independence and Assistance
Incubators

This Ag-Tech Incubator Offers Both Independence and Assistance

The Michigan-based launchpad offers a three-year program that lets farmers work in their own space while learning from others.
Michelle Goodman
How a Green Thumb Is Helping This Entrepreneur Earn Greenbacks
Gardening

How a Green Thumb Is Helping This Entrepreneur Earn Greenbacks

Smart Gardener brings ag-biz tech to the backyard.
Jodi Helmer
Big Data Bounty: U.S. Startups Challenge Agribusiness Giants
Agribusiness

Big Data Bounty: U.S. Startups Challenge Agribusiness Giants

As the race for dominance on the farm heats up, a number of small tech startups are launching products that compete with giants like Monsanto, Deere and DuPont Pioneer.
Google's First Server and a Crumpled Napkin Are About to Get Museum Treatment
Business of History

Google's First Server and a Crumpled Napkin Are About to Get Museum Treatment

The Smithsonian will launch an American Enterprise exhibit in 2015 that will run for at least the next two decades. Here's an inside look at some of the objects to be featured.
Geoff Weiss
College Entrepreneurs Find a Green Niche in an Online Farmers Market
Entrepreneurs

College Entrepreneurs Find a Green Niche in an Online Farmers Market

The young environmentalists with a passion for sustainable agriculture won $10,000 in a business contest to launch the farm-to-front-door venture.
Jodi Helmer
Business Incubators for a Variety of Niches
Starting a Business

Business Incubators for a Variety of Niches

A growing number of specialized, market-specific business accelerators are helping entrepreneurs around the country get their businesses off the ground
Gwen Moran