Agtech to Attract Over $4bn in Investments by end of 2015

Rabobank's recent report, featured below, charts the continued movement toward a more transparent, more integrated agriculture. This is not just about the use of technology, it is also about adoption of diverse technologies under the push for big data and algorithms, both targeted as important by the report from the bank. Rabobank, the largest agricultural bank in the world, is uniquely positioned globally to track and anticipate developments in farming, consumer-facing food production and distribution, logistics, and the ever-important issues around crop yield and productivity.

Last month, I had the privilege to join Ag Funder's Rob Leclerc in speaking to members of Rabobank's North American Agriculture Business Advisory Board in San Francisco, and was impressed by the breadth of their concerns, their thoughtful curation of the issues - both big and small picture - and their attention to the sub-sectors in agriculture.

Larta is grateful for Rabobank's interest in our agriculture practice, and for their support of the Ag Innovation Showcase. We look forward to our continued association with this great group of people.

Read the article here.