Greenfield Robotics is pleased to announce that seasoned angel investor Shihao Liu has invested in the company.
Shihao has invested in a number of startups over the past several years. Some notable investments include Quanergy, a LIDAR company, whose most recent round surpassed $2B valuation; MeetingBird, subsequently acquired by Front and recently raised $59M Series C; and GrubMarket, a farm-to-table delivery service which raised $92M over 5 rounds.
Infograph from the Scientists at the University of Sidney
Australian scientists Federico Maggi and Alex McBratney, from the Sydney Institute of Agriculture at the University of Sydney, published this map to show the chemical's pervasiveness in the world's soils.
Source: "The global environmental hazard of glyphosate use," Science of the Total Environment, May 15, 2020.
We've already been doing it for about 6 months and it's a ritual that brings us together regularly.
Terrific to see how others are connecting with remote workers, friends and family during these trying times. Now, perhaps more than ever, it's important to stay connected.
Monsanto was outed as having secretly funded academic studies warning against outlawing glyphosate (Roundup). But... do the studies have a valid point?
Of course the whole thing is unsavory- if researchers are trying to be independent, they should be transparent about their funding.
Even when the rest of the world stops for a few weeks, agriculture continues.
Celebrate the individuals who dedicate their lives to feeding the world on National Ag Day.
Greenfield Robotics is pleased to announce that Tricia Knack has made an investment.
Tricia grew up involved in family farming in NE Colorado. Their irrigated and dryland production agriculture has involved corn, soybeans and most recently, hemp for both CBD and fiber. It has become evident to her through various family member health challenges that methods in farming needed to change.
Coronavirus is driving a boom in bean sales. Can this help improve soil health and reduce the need for chemicals on farms?
According to the New York Times this weekend, bean sales are booming as people stock up on them in response to the pandemic ("A Boom Time for the Bean Industry," The New York Times, March 22, 2020).
Regenerative agriculture in action - on the farm at our HQ.
This cover crop has been grazed down by the sheep. Now it is growing back.
The economy may have stopped, but life does not.
NPR reports state regulators overwhelmed by dicamba complaints, seeking help from EPA. Farmers need better tools to control weeds. Click here to read the full article.
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