In “Silicon Valley Firms Plant Roots in Farm Belt”, published April 6, 2015 in The Wall Street Journal, authors Ilan Brat and Jacob Bunge discuss the role of venture capitalism in developing technology solutions to current farming problems: “A spate of recalls in the 2000s, of food that sickened or killed hundreds of people, alarmed
At the recent FoodBytes Summit in San Francisco, RapidBio Systems, Inc. President and CEO John Erickson presents on “fast pathogen detection made easy” through RapidBio Systems. Watch John’s presentation and follow-up Q&A:
RapidBio System’s work on a handheld pathogen detection system was featured recently in an article in Fast Company Co.EXIST: “Silicon Valley Meets America’s Salad Bowl To Create The Farm Of The Future”: “It’s 2020,” the article begins. “Drones are flying over the tomato plants, taking constant quick snapshots of the field to look for problems.