Cavallo Ventures, the venture capital arm of global agribusiness company Wilbur-Ellis, has just announced a seven figure investment in agricultural technology startup Crop Enhancement, Inc. The California-based company makes CropCoat, a unique protective coating being touted as an alternative to more toxic pesticides on the market.
A cardinal rule for crop protection is the need to switch up which pesticides you use to avoid resistance. There’s just one problem with that. Growers’ options are narrowing. Local and state governments are beginning to restrict whole classes of pesticides. As that’s happening, very few products with truly new[…]Read More »
The current predicament facing President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was foreseeable. It has little to do with its policy substance and everything to do with its implementation. Read moreRead More »