How Dairy Farming Made Me a Better Tech Entrepreneur
Here's how working on a dairy farm contributed to my success as a technology entrepreneur.
Tackling Food Insecurity In The MENA: A Playbook For The Private Sector
The private sector is instrumental in tackling issues related to food insecurity and sustainable agriculture, but is there a way we can laser focus our efforts in one direction?
5 Things Silicon Valley Gets Wrong About Agriculture
Fail fast, fail often doesn't work for farmers. Here are five agricultural realities funders and innovators need to understand.
'They Might Bite:' 10,000 Carnivorous Minks Are on the Loose After Being Set Free By Vandals
Law enforcement is still investigating the case and has yet to identify and suspects.
Climate Change Almost Threatened the Fate of This Thanksgiving Staple
An exceptionally warm summer nearly triggered a shortage of this beloved Thanksgiving side.
Startup Spotlight: Sharjah-Based Merlin Farms Is Addressing MENA's Water Scarcity And Food Security Issues Through Aquaponics
Merlin Farms' farming technique is based on the concept of aquaponics -a combination of aquaculture and hydroponics- which can grow plants without soil by utilizing fish waste.
We Have More Farming Data Than Ever, But This Crucial Piece Is Missing
Farmers have been left to navigate an increasingly complex tech stack on their own. What's desperately needed is a single, integrated, intuitive interface.
Farmers Don't Have Enough Water. Can AI Help?
Precision agriculture - the use of technology like networked sensors and artificial intelligence - is helping farmers get by without the water they once had.
Ranchers and Vegans Have Finally Found Something They Can Agree On
Advocating for the importance of holistic farming techniques has united two unlikely factions.
How Technology is Fighting Agriculture's Unsettling Age Problem
As more farmers near retirement age, technology is challenging long-held views on what it means to be a farmer ... and that's a good thing.
Farmers Have Trust Issues With Big Data -- For The Same Reasons We All Do
Precision agriculture is changing the way people farm. But the familiar pitfalls of data collection threaten to hold the industry back.
3 Defensive Mid Caps to March Into This March
Mid-cap land is where many lesser known growth and value stories reside—including these three companies.
Startup Spotlight: Dubai-Based Indoor Farming Startup KRISPR On A Mission To Transform Agriculture
KRISPR works on reversing nutritional decline by bringing together the best elements of science and technology to cultivate nutritious, fresh, and beyond organic quality food.
Why Revolutionizing Farming Should Be the Next Space Race
We've seen what's possible in space, now let's do the same on Earth.
Farmers Need an ROI for Precision-Ag Adoption to Grow
A new report by the USDA shows that only 25% of U.S. farms leverage precision-ag technologies. But in states like California, Iowa and Nebraska, drought, labor and other challenges have spurred innovation.