What is AgTech?

AgTech is technology used in agriculture.  More specifically, it refers to new and emerging technologies that can help to transform agricultural production and connected functions. After a period of stagnation in the late 20th and early 21st Century, there has recently been a dramatic and much needed resurgence in interest in applying technology to food and...
I’ve been offered an amazing opportunity: 8 weeks to travel the world researching a topic that really interests me.  As I wrote in this article  I’m a strong believer that more agritech entrepreneurship is a force for good.  It has the potential reduce humanity’s environmental impact; ensure affordable, nutritious food is available to everyone; and energise...
Lately, I’ve spent a long time thinking, reading, watching & learning about soils.  I’m organising a conference on this topic, and the transition from soils newbie to conference agenda shaper (thank you to all the experts helped me getting there) has taken me from being marginally interested to fascinated.  So much so, that this post became so...
Right now, innovation around soils has momentum.  Despite important gaps in scientific understanding, a combination of environmental concerns, farmers' hunger for guidance and the impatience of entrepreneurial innovation means there's no waiting for 100% certainty.   In this (lengthy!) post, the overdue Part 3 in Soil Series, I take a look at the innovation in...
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My view on an agriculture topic in popular culture. Today's topic: why glyphosate is actually OK.

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