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.
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.
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.
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.
GrainChain, a blockchain platform for tracing commodities, raised $8.2 million from Medici and Eden Block.
Vermont state regulators will begin recording the production of hemp – a low-THC cannabis strain popular in textiles – on the ethereum mainnet this year.