TCEA (Totally-Controlled-Environment Agriculture) has economic viability issues. Exciting opportunities for this technology exist, but not where the hype would sometimes lead us to look.
2020 has been a year of many challenges. Coronavirus led to cancelations of the year's plans; however, opened opportunities as innovations through business and Agtech became more vital than ever. This blog highlights my personal experiences throughout this year.
A lot of money has gone into Vertical Farming. The problem, at least right now, is that the economics just don’t stack up.
Agritech, or Agtech, encompasses everything from better ways to handle pig slurry to using satellite data to measure crop growth.
An influence on my thinking! Sarah K Mock’s exploration of the US farming system unveils many less-than-attractive reality of many aspects of the agricultural sector, and encourages us to ask hard truths about our rose tinted glasses.
My view on an agriculture topic in popular culture. Today's topic: why glyphosate is actually OK.
Ian from Breedr is a great example of a “Farming Foundations” AgTech entrepreneur –bringing together an upbringing in farming and a career spent elsewhere to change how things are done.