Ag-Innovation

Apeel Sciences saves millions of fruits from going to waste

According to the UNEP Food Waste Index Report 2024, food waste accounts for 8–10% of global greenhouse gas emissions, highlighting the urgent need for solutions like Apeel’s.
April 09 , 2024

USDA announces $1.5B for climate-smart agriculture and conservation

USDA funding from the Inflation Reduction Act will help farmers save money, create revenue streams, and tackle the climate crisis.
April 03 , 2024

Work begins on new ag research facility in Georgia

The facility will house the Southeast Watershed Research Laboratory and the Crop Genetics and Breeding Research Unit to promote multiple avenues of agriculture-related research.
March 06 , 2024

Citrus greening study unlocks key genetic information and potential for faster varietal testing

Relief could be on the way for citrus growers, thanks to a new development by the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS).
March 01 , 2024

UF research developing off-season blueberries

Scientists evaluated 536 varieties of the Southern Highbush Blueberry and found that blueberry crops are “day-length insensitive”.
November 29 , 2023

Recyclable food tray solution brings sustainability to retail

The new, skinnier trays are made from PET, which is the same material used for plastic water bottles.
August 07 , 2023

New highlights from GreenTech Amsterdam: Tomato virus, digital phenotyping and peat alternatives

The three day event is a global meeting place for horticultural technology professionals, focusing on the early stages of the horticultural chain and the current issues facing growers today.
May 12 , 2022

Cities should aim to grow 30% of produce locally - report 

The goal is part of a report published by the Tony Blair Institute For Global Change in order to decrease dependence on outside sources for urban populations.
May 09 , 2022

Oppy announces its first tech investment

Oppy has invested in an AI technology that harnesses deep learning AI to forecast and manage the yield of a specific crop, and is starting testing with table grapes.
May 03 , 2022

GrubMarket acquires South American fruit firm in expansion bid

The fruit ecommerce tech platform has locked in multiple acquisitions since a US$120M investment round and US$1.2B valuation last year, this acquisition marks its first in South America.
April 26 , 2022