An Investor’s Guide to AgTech & Food Innovation

The global food system is under immense pressure due to three overarching trends: Population Growth This naturally leads to an increasing demand for food. By 2060, the UN expects the global population to reach 10 billion people. Limited Capacity of E...

Wired – Vulnerabilities in animal tracking software

THE WEB-BASED SOFTWARE¬†known as the Animal Health Emergency Reporting Diagnostic System, or USAHERDS, serves as a helpful digital tool for state governments to track and trace animal diseases through populations of livestock. Now it’s turned o...

FAO – Edible insects: Future prospects for food and feed security

Insects are often considered a nuisance to human beings and mere pests for crops and animals. Yet this is far from the truth. Insects provide food at low environmental cost, contribute positively to livelihoods, and play a fundamental role in nature....

RBC Farmer 4.0 – How the coming skills revolution can transform agriculture

A fourth agricultural revolution is underway, and Canada needs to seize it. The Internet of Farming, powered by advanced technologies like autonomous tractors and drone-mounted sensors, is already transforming the way we produce food. But this new ge...

All About Feed – The path to a half million metric tons of insect protein

Insect protein is one of the new, promising animal feed proteins, due to its nutritional, functional and environmental benefits. However, high costs, limited production capacity and legislation remain the main limiting factors for growth. In a new re...