Cattle’s New Tick Decoy

Cattle’s New Tick Decoy

Moove out of the way, ticks: Brazilian company Decoy Smart Control, whose biological pest-control product offers a non-toxic option for killing ticks on livestock, just raised $2M in funding. How it works: The biocontrol product uses two species of fungi that can kill...
Solinftec Snags Substantial $$$

Solinftec Snags Substantial $$$

A Brazillion dollars: Startup company Solinftec, which has headquarters in Brazil and the U.S., has raised $60M in an investment round to expand precision agriculture. So precise: The company serves farmers and agribusinesses who grow crops ranging from sugarcane,...
On the Verge of Full Tractor Autonomy

On the Verge of Full Tractor Autonomy

“These tractors drive themselves these days.” – Almost.  With $7.5M in a Series A funding round led by Yamaha Motor Ventures, a Canadian startup is on the verge of making truly fully autonomous farm equipment a reality. Farm simulator—but in real life: Verge is a...
Farm Management Gets More Intelligent

Farm Management Gets More Intelligent

ICYMI… farm operations are getting a whole lot more intelligent, with the $1.36M in seed financing IntelliCulture just secured to grow its farm management platform. Backstory:  IntelliCulture uses IoT devices compatible with a plethora of farm machinery types to...
The Buzz Around Beewise

The Buzz Around Beewise

Investors are buzzing about Beewise, contributing $80M to its latest funding round. Beewise, an Israel-based company with operations in Sacramento, sells solar-powered, robotic Beehomes that use software and AI to protect bees from pests and harsh weather conditions....