Investment in ag-tech cools after record year in 2015

Funding worldwide for agriculture-technology startups in the first six months of 2016 dropped 20 percent, to $1.8 billion, from the same period last year, even as the number of overall deals rose, Reuters reports. In 2015, venture capitalists and other investors pumped a record $4.6 billion into ag-tech companies that make drones, weather sensors, seed traits,… » Read More

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