Applications Open for Iowa AgriTech Accelerator Class

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Agtech

Iowa AgriTech Accelerator is accepting applications for startups wishing to participate in their 2017 class. Six, early-stage companies will be selected for the program, which offers mentor-led, in-residence opportunities for those with agriculture innovation ideas. “An accelerator’s core purpose is to find innovative companies that are just starting out and to find a way to accelerate their business far beyond … Read More

AgTech Leaders Found Radicle Accelerator

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, Agtech, Bayer CropScience, Company Announcement, Dupont Pioneer, Financing

AgTech venture capital firm Finistere Ventures, Cloud Break Advisors and an alliance of top Ag industry leaders have officially launched Radicle, an accelerator fund dedicated to growing early stage agricultural technology startups into proven industry leaders, and aims to reduce the time to develop, market and commercialize new Ag technologies. Radicle’s founding members include Bayer, DuPont and OurCrowd, a leading … Read More

AgSolver Technology Available For SHP Demo Farmers

Taylor TruckeyAgribusiness, Agtech, Nutrient Management, Soil Health Partnership, sustainability

AgSolver had demo farmers and partner companies excited at the Soil Health Summit last week as they plan on rolling out access to their Profit Zone Manager to the demo farmers this year. Dave Muth, co-founder of AgSolver, spoke with AgWired about what they do and how that will impact the SHP. “The Soil Health Partnership is certainly working on … Read More

St. Louis Attracts Israeli Agtech Company- Again

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Agtech

Forrest Innovations has selected St. Louis, MO to be the site for its U.S. headquarters.  The Israeli agtech company focuses on two main issues- reducing mosquito-carried disease and overcoming a bacteria threatening the citrus industry.  This is the third Israeli company to choose St. Louis in the past seven months. St. Louis’ success in cultivating bioscience and innovation ecosystem businesses … Read More