Forbes: Patents Aim to Boost Corn and Soy Performance

Food is so complicated – making it, growing it, choosing what to eat of it.

It’s tempting to say this is relatively recent, but if you could travel back in time to talk to the farmers who started selectively breeding corn from teosinte, they’d probably tell you figuring that out was no walk in the park. From a relatively slender stalk of segmented grass, thousands of years later we can now fatten a steer, sweeten a soda and drive a car all on the same crop.

Such advances in productivity no longer take millennia – instead, decades or only years.

Read more in Forbes.


BBC News: How Crops Are Being Disaster-Proofed

Gene editing has already developed in leaps and bounds. But one young seed-design company that wants to take the technology even further is Inari. Read the full article on


Bloomberg: Massachusetts Startup Inari Raises Equity at $1.65 Billion Value

Massachusetts agtech startup Inari Agriculture Inc. said it raised $103 million of new equity at a $1.65 billion valuation. Read the full article in Bloomberg.


Inari Honored as 2023 Overall AgTech Company of the Year

For the second consecutive year, Inari was named the Overall AgTech Company of the Year in the annual AgTech Breakthrough Awards. The recognition comes from AgTech Breakthrough, a leading market…