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Recently I was listening to the"Future of Agriculture" podcast  (a great primer on all things agricultural and food technology related) episode 42, an interview with Louisa Burwood-Taylor, Chief Editor of AgFunderNews.com. She was asked to talk about the most important worldwide centers of Ag-tech development. The US, as in most every area, is clearly number one (although, unlike most areas of technology, when it comes to ag-tech and food-tech, Silicon Valley is not the epicenter as it is an industry far more...

I want to share with you additional information and inspiration about Israel Ag-tech, Food-tech & Clean-tech, in anticipation of the upcoming welaunch Israel Ag-tech and Food-tech business development tour, May 6th - 10th, 2018, in conjunction with Israel’s leading agricultural/ food technology and investment conferences. We are currently accepting a limited number of registrations. This tour and conference will prove to be a direct pathway for Iowa farmers and companies looking for relevant and important technologies.  Check out these short videos to learn more...

One of the most fascinating, promising and important sectors of technology is food-tech. Humanity, after all, is on a food collision course with our food. demand is expected to increase anywhere between 59% to 98% by 2050 and our production is not keeping pace.  If we continue along this current trajectory, the simple math and sad truth is that people will suffer and die! Thank goodness, however, for precision agriculture and food technologies, both of which are allowing us to do more...

There are more than 400 cutting-edge Israeli ag-tech startups on the scene today. Precision-Agriculture is the future of farming and here are some of the hottest companies you'll meet on the welaunch Ag-tech and Food-tech Tour and conference this spring. • Biotech – Typically involves breeding of plants and bacteria with improved traits to help plant growth. Some companies use genetic technologies for that. These include companies such as Groundwork BioAg, Rootility, and Kaiima. • Smart farming – Data-based technologies making use...