The last several years have seen a swell of start-up companies vying for venture capital and a foothold in the precision farming market. A recent article from The New Food Economy shines a spotlight on one company, Indigo Agriculture, which could bring a unique model to the industry.
The article notes that Indigo began as a microbiology firm hawking microbially treated seeds, which research suggests can improve yield with fewer chemical inputs. Since then, Indigo has launched ventures that sprawl across the supply chain and the globe. As of right now, it manufactures seed treatments, incubates dozens of precision ag technologies, brokers billions of dollars of commodities, and is investing in storage, logistics, and more.
Read more about the company and it's objectives here