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ospraie-ag-science-Freight Farms Expands Leadership Team with New CEO and Head of Engineering as Business Scales to Meet Growing Global Interest in Decentralized Food Production

Freight Farms Expands Leadership Team with New CEO and Head of Engineering as Business Scales to Meet Growing Global Interest in Decentralized Food Production

Company positions for new innovation and deepened market reach; cofounder Brad McNamara remains President. BOSTON, March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Freight Farms, the global innovation leader of containerized vertical farming with the world’s largest network of IoT-connected farms, announces today that it has hired veteran consumer brand executive Rick Vanzura as CEO who will also join the company’s Board of …

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Agragene Raises $1.2 Million in Seed Round Financing From Ospraie Ag Science

SAN DIEGO, March 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Agragene, Inc., a sustainable agricultural technology company developing novel biological crop pest protection products, announced today that it has raised $1.2 million in a seed financing round. The funding by Ospraie Ag Science (OAS), the venture arm of New York-based Ospraie Management, a commodities and basic industries firm, will expand field trials and commercialization …

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Freight Farms raises $15m Series B led by Ospraie Ag Science

Container farming startup Freight Farms has raised a $15 million Series B led by Osrpaie Ag Science, a venture firm focused on sustainable ag. Existing investor Spark Capital also participated in the round, which brings the company’s total funding to over $28 million. The news follows a major recent announcement from the Boston-based company: a partnership with global foodservice provider …

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Ospraie’s Dwight Anderson Makes A Big Bet on Ag Tech

In this week’s “Commodity-In-Chief” on “Bloomberg Commodities Edge”, Alix Steel talks with Dwight Anderson, the founder of hedge fund Ospraie Management. They discuss the issues currently facing farmers, and his investments in agricultural technology. (Source: Bloomberg_TV) Source: https://www.bloomberg.com

ospraie-ag-science-IN10T Inc. earns financing from Ospraie Ag Science to expand data science solutions for ag companies, investors and farmers

IN10T Inc. earns financing from Ospraie Ag Science to expand data science solutions for ag companies, investors and farmers

IN10T (“intent”), a rapidly growing St. Louis, Missouri digital ag company, today announced a financing agreement with Ospraie Ag Science (OAS), the venture arm of New York-based Ospraie Management, a commodities and basic industries firm. The agreement will expand IN10T’s ability to provide innovative, on-farm solutions through trials, commercialization and technology. “Ospraie’s deep experience in a …

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An Argentinian company is creating cold-resistant ‘super bees’ to fight a drastic population decline which threatens global farming

In an effort to save crops amidst a drastic decline in bee populations, a startup in Argentina is producing a nutrient-packed formula that is fed to the pollinators once a week to turn them into “super bees”. Beeflow’s special formula is meant to strengthen the bee’s immune system and make it stronger so that it …

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Study adds to Evidence that Organic Fruit Consumption Leads to Lower Levels of Pesticide Contamination in Children, Pregnant Women

(Beyond Pesticides, October 24, 2019) Fish and fruit are undoubtedly healthy foods, but modern-day contamination is leading scientists to caution pregnant mothers and young children to stick within current dietary guidelines, or switch to organic, in order to avoid adverse health effects. This new public health message is based on research published in the journal Environmental …

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This startup is saving crops by making ‘super bees’

(CNN) One company wants to help farmers adapt to a world of rapidly declining bee populations. Argentina-based startup Beeflow has developed a special nutrient-packed formula for bees meant to boost their immune systems and make them stronger to work better in colder temperatures. According to CEO Matias Viel, it enables bees to do seven times more flights …

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ospraie-ag-science-Former CHS chief Carl Casale talks about becoming a player in ag venture capital

Former CHS chief Carl Casale talks about becoming a player in ag venture capital

He called his move a natural progression.  Carl Casale, former CEO of Inver Grove Heights-based CHS Inc., now pursues his passion for agriculture as an investor. A fourth-generation farmer, Casale seeks investment opportunities aligned with sustainable food production as senior agricultural partner with Ospraie Ag Science. Casale helped launch the venture arm of Ospraie Management …

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