Agribusiness Matters

Agribusiness Matters delves into the intersection of technology, sustainability, and agricultural practices to explore trends, innovations, and challenges within the agribusiness sector. It critically examines the transformation of food systems, the rise of agritech startups, and the impact of policy and technological advancements on sustainable farming.

Sustainable Agriculture Agritech Innovations and Predictions Tribal Superfoods and Health Agribusiness Strategies Sustainability and Supply Chains Agri-input Supply Chains Alternative Proteins and Investment Trends Policy Impact on Agriculture Agricultural Technology Platforms Digitalization in Agriculture

The hottest Substack posts of Agribusiness Matters

And their main takeaways
98 implied HN points β€’ 11 Feb 24
  1. Agribusinesses are adapting to a new era of 'strategic capitalism', with a focus on geopolitical maneuvers.
  2. Countries like India and China are enhancing food security through measures like launching procurement portals and diversifying import sources for pulses.
  3. China's geopolitical hunger games involve tactics like weather modification, river water obstruction, and artificial islands to gain a strategic advantage.
78 implied HN points β€’ 07 Feb 24
  1. Discussion on InnerPlant agribiotech platform and strategic decision-making in the industry.
  2. Exploration of three generations of biological products by key players like David Friedberg.
  3. Predictions and future partnerships for InnerPlant in the agribiotech sector, including drone partnerships and genomics AI platforms.
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78 implied HN points β€’ 16 Feb 23
  1. Tribal superfoods from India may become popular in 2023 due to their cultural significance and potential health benefits.
  2. The shift from traditional tribal diets to modern diets raises questions about gut microbiome health and adaptation.
  3. Research on tribal diets and gut microbiomes is important to understand the impact on human health and the need for diversity in gut microbiomes.
58 implied HN points β€’ 11 Mar 23
  1. Analysis of Farm Laws in India suggests a steady reformist trajectory in agricultural markets, which was in progress even before the laws were repealed.
  2. Corteva's acquisition of Symborg and Stoller Group highlights the shift towards biologicals in crop protection as a growing segment.
  3. Investments in alternative proteins show a trend of non-American startups receiving significant funding, with plant-based startups receiving the most investments.
39 implied HN points β€’ 04 Mar 23
  1. The article discusses 3 tribal superfoods from India that might become popular in 2023.
  2. It explores the strategies of big agritech companies in building ecosystems and platforms.
  3. The text reflects on the history of herbicides over 75 years, focusing on challenges like resistance and the need for innovation.
19 implied HN points β€’ 23 Mar 23
  1. Conway's Law states that an organization's system design mirrors its communication structure.
  2. Market conditions in agriculture shape organizations and products specific to that domain.
  3. evolved from an agriculture-tech project at Google X to a company addressing computational agriculture at scale.
0 implied HN points β€’ 08 Apr 23
  1. Agricultural credit usage in India differs based on land holdings, with larger holders relying more on institutional credit.
  2. Drones in agriculture have potential for spraying services and precision agriculture, with a future trajectory similar to call centers.
  3. Agritech startups are focusing on digitizing the agri-input supply chain to enhance operations and revenue growth.