Automated Harvester May Be a Peek into the Future

advanced.farm recently developed an automated harvester that can identify and harvest strawberries using a system of lasers, computers, and robotics.  “We are trying to bring agriculture into the 21st century,” Kyle Cobb, CEO of advanced.farm, tells Food Tank.  Cobb’s company…

How AgrAbility is Creating Opportunities for Farmers Living with Disabilities

AgrAbility is working to support farmers with disabilities.

Purdue University’s Jayson Lusk Discusses The Economics of COVID-19

“We’re here to teach students, and try to help them prepare for the work force, but also apply what things we know to try to make the world a better place”

Caesaré Assad On The Food System, COVID-19

“We have this really beautiful rich, diverse country where we can produce and we can create so much wealth for all of us, and it’s now about zooming in and resourcing these gaps that we know exist”

Integrating Sustainability Into Supply Chains—It Takes Data

Land’ O Lakes Tina May and Campbell’s Don Sonke discuss how agtech tool TruTerra Insights Engine is revolutionizing traditional farming.

A Next-Gen Food and Ag Accelerator Launches for Young Entrepreneurs

In tandem with its annual competition, Thought For Food is launching its Digital Labs, a digital accelerator designed for young food and agriculture entrepreneurs. Participants will have access to mentorship, resources, and a global network.

Scaling Up the Food Waste Fight in Your Local Retail Spaces

YourLocal app-based marketplace makes ready-to-go foods affordable, accessible, and convenient while preventing food waste by keeping fresh, quality food surplus out of the landfill.

Agriculture’s Silicon Valley Hopes to Attract Entrepreneurs Addressing the Food System

The Yield Lab and The Yield Lab Institute invest, accelerate, and mentor agri-tech companies around the world.