ISCA Technologies, which develops natural incesticides that don’t damage the environment, has been featured in Scientific American for the innovations. The article was written by Annie Sneed, who covers a range of topics from DNA editing to climate change.
The problem with incesticides and pesticides is twofold: for one, developing countries cannot afford them and two, the countries that can spray incesticides over large acres of land, thereby exacerbating air pollution in farms. ISCA Technologies solves both problems by providing cheap plant-and-animal based incesticides that can target mosquitos without the incessant use of pesticides.
Check out the article here.
Two UC Davis Ag Innovation Showcase Alumni have been featured in an Agri-Pulse article by Eric Englert as tech startups to revolutionize farming. XTB Laboratories’ CEO Ted Batkin and UAV-IQ’s Andreas Neuman were interviewed to talk about their respective companies technology and how it will change the way we produce, protect, and optimize agriculture.
AG Innovations 9/12/2017
At Ag Innovation Showcase this past September, 22 companies presented their innovations to a crowd of investors and established Ag professionals.
The predecessor to Ag Showcase’s 10 year anniversary introduced a series of speakers such as Adrian Percy from BayerAg, discussed the future of AgTech, and encouraged college innovations with a University showcase.
Rohit Shukla, CEO of Larta Institute, covers more here.
The “peak oil” scenarios of the 1960s significantly facilitated the development of a more sustainable energy supply that is now suitably safe for our industrial societies. It also prepared us better for re¬acting to other external factors, such as the need for CO2-reduction due to global warming.
Ed Rogers, co-founder and CEO of Bonumose, a food ingredient technology company, was interviewed by Mike Betts for the Food & Agriculture Innovators podcast. The podcast interviews entrepreneurs, investors, and stakeholders around the world building technology to sustainably and profitably improve the global food system.