Hard-Hit Argentinian Farmers May Get Boost From Trading Platform for Tokenized Produce

Farm assets like soybeans will be tokenized on a platform from CoreLedger for trading against other assets like cattle or fiat currency.

Tech  ·  28 January 2021

Blockchain Grain Trading Platform Sees Commercial Launch to Tap Russia Market

Agri-trading platform Cerealia will focus on international trading for the world's largest wheat market, Russia.

Business  ·  10 November 2020
Venture Capital

Climate Startup Nori Raises $4M to Solve Carbon Market Double-Spending

Nori has been funded to build a blockchain-based market for carbon credits that will start by paying farmers to remove CO2 from the atmosphere.

Business  ·  24 September 2020

Blockchain to Play ‘Essential Role’ in Farming Supply Chains, Says US Government

An agency attached to the U.S. Department of Agriculture said it expects blockchain will play an important role in the sector's supply chains.

News  ·  11 August 2020

Blockchain Firm Partners With Indian Government to Boost Earnings for Farmers

Agtech startup Agri10x is working with India's government to better connect small-scale farmers to global buyers, using blockchain to cut out the middleman.

Tech  ·  13 May 2020
Smart Contracts

Overstock’s VC Wing Leads $8.2M Funding Round in GrainChain

GrainChain, a blockchain platform for tracing commodities, raised $8.2 million from Medici and Eden Block.

News  ·  6 March 2020

Vermont Turns to Home-Grown Blockchain Company to Track Hemp With Ethereum

Vermont state regulators will begin recording the production of hemp – a low-THC cannabis strain popular in textiles – on the ethereum mainnet this year.

News  ·  11 February 2020

Colorado Lawmakers Seek Exploration of Blockchain Use in Agriculture

Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Colorado are eyeing a role for blockchain technology in the agricultural industry.

Policy & regulation  ·  18 March 2019

Four Agricultural Giants Eye Blockchain in Push to Digitize Global Trade

The four biggest agricultural corporations plan to utilize tech such as blockchain and AI to bring the global grain trade into the digital age.

Business  ·  26 October 2018

Commodity Merchant Louis Dreyfus Trials Blockchain for Soybean Trade

Louis Dreyfus, a major commodities trading company, has announced that it has piloted a blockchain-based transaction system developed by a group of financial institutions including ING.

Business  ·  22 January 2018