How population growth affects the need for agritech innovation and sustainability

As the world’s population grows, so does the need for sustainable farming. According to the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the world’s population is projected to be at 9.7 billion by 2050. Meanwhile, the surface of the Earth is not growing, and therefore, farmers are under enormous pressure to produce successful crops quickly. The good news is, researchers believe that food is not lacking; it is often just poorly managed. There are a number of solutions that improve the way agriculture is managed in order to keep up with the growing demand for food and commodities.

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In the Know: Bi-Weekly Agritech Round-Up (June 8, 2018)

The world of agritech is changing every day. Check out our bi-weekly round-up to stay in-the-know on the evolving world that is agriculture technology.

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In the Know: Bi-Weekly Agritech Round-Up (May 25, 2018)

The world of agritech is changing every day. Check out our bi-weekly round-up to stay in-the-know on the evolving world that is agriculture technology.

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Cotton Industry Coopetition

One aspect of The Seam’s initiative to bring blockchain technology to the commodities market that has surprised many people is the collaborative involvement of businesses that compete with one another. Participants in the cotton blockchain initiative include the biggest players in the market: Calcot, Cargill, ECOM Agroindustrial Corporation Ltd., EWR, Inc., Louis Dreyfus Company, Olam International and others.

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