Home Commentary

Commentary

ICVCM launches its global benchmark; Rabobank is optimistic on poultry markets; Fort Lauderdale has $35m for farmland; and GIIN’s ag impact benchmark. Welcome to Field Notes, the start-of-the-week briefing for our valued subscribers only. Tips and feedback to: binyamin.a@pei.group  
Drones applying inputs to crops
The March Agri-Tech Innovation Summit suggested the most impactful near-term development in ag could focus as much on partnering for access to customers as on finding new breakthrough technologies.
Agtech, indoor ag, vertical farming, biotech
The 2022 tech slump has slowed the journey for some agtech start-ups to blossom into must-haves for corporates and generalists. Where else should GPs be looking for a sure thing?
Bay Bridge and San Francisco skyline at sunset
ReThink Events’ Agri-Tech Innovation Summit demonstrated the mix of optimism and caution likely to define what most expect to be a difficult road ahead for agtech firms and startups seeking capital.
soil, regenerative ag, carbon sequestration, plant roots, ESG
As some individual farmers hold back on committing to decades long land use agreements, private capital portfolios can play a role in looking long-term to help the sector decarbonize.
Biogas facility, aerial view
The sector can provide an answer to numerous challenges such as energy security and portfolio diversification – GPs, energy majors and governments are finally showing serious intent.
After the bank signed an MOU to advise on Ukraine’s reconstruction, alternatives chief Anton Pil tells us the country wants to become an attractive destination for private capital.
A consortium led by AAM Investment Group is planning to submit a bid for Longreach Pastoral College in Queensland – investing directly to try and alleviate agriculture’s ongoing labor issues.
Agtech monitoring plant health
Anterra Capital, Astanor Ventures, Earth First Food Ventures and Milltrust International all tell Agri Investor the time is right to take advantage of the tech slump.
A mandated review of renewable fuels support in the US may well prompt 'food vs fuel' questions as the ongoing Ukraine war leads to fears of widespread malnutrition in the developing world.
agri
agri

Copyright PEI Media

Not for publication, email or dissemination