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January 18, 2024

How Acquisitions Help Babson Farms Diversify Revenue

Taylor Kirkpatrick is generation four of Babson Farms, a family enterprise that started originally with dairy equipment manufacturing — the largest in the world, he says — until they sold the business...

By Adam Burroughs

September 26, 2023

Advancing Eco Agriculture Launches Crowdfunding Round

Middlefield, Ohio-based Advancing Eco Agriculture (AEA) has launched a community fundraising campaign on Wefunder. This allows the public to invest in the company's growth and future development....

By Dealmakers Staff

June 2, 2023

AGCO's Eric Hansotia On The Ag Giant's M&A Strategy

AGCO Corporation is the largest pure-play farm machinery company in the world, competing against industry giants. Headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, this year they'll do about $14.5 billion in sales...

By Adam Burroughs

October 22, 2019

Fifth Season expands its vertical farming, stays focused on capital efficiency

Vertical farming is capital intensive, which is why Fifth Season co-founder and CEO Austin Webb relies on his financial analyst and investment banking background to help manage the funding for the startup, which has raised over $35 million to date....

By Jayne Gest

August 12, 2019

Hazel Technologies Closes $13M In Series B Funding

A USDA-supported agricultural technology company delivering new solutions to combat food waste, Hazel's core technologies revolve around the release of active, shelf-life enhancing vapor from packaging inserts called sachets....

By Mark Scott

July 24, 2019

Green Growth Brands raises C$50M through bought deal

The Columbus-based cannabis retail company has raised C$50 million through a bought deal with a group of investment dealers led by Canada’s Canaccord Genuity....

By Jayne Gest

June 6, 2019

Ohio Ag expands with North Central acquisition

Ohio Ag Equipment, a farm equipment dealer based in Broadview Heights, is set to acquire the Huron County AGCO dealer, North Central Ag....

By Adam Burroughs

May 17, 2019

Green Growth Brands raises $45M, closes Nevada deal

In addition to raising the general operating funds, the company completed its $13.4 million acquisition of a Pahrump, Nev., cultivation facility, its second in the state....

By Jayne Gest

May 6, 2019

Boston company acquires rights to Johnstown cannabis facility

Ohio Grown Therapies is building out its 32,000-square-foot cultivation and processing facility, which includes 15,000 square feet for two-tier cultivation and 7,500 square feet for processing....

By Jayne Gest

April 24, 2019

Maitri gets a partner, property in Innovative Industrial Properties deal

IIP agreed to provide the Southwestern PA medical marijuana company reimbursement of up to $10 million to complete tenant improvements for the building....

By Adam Burroughs

April 15, 2019

Green Growth Brands abandons hostile takeover bid

Green Growth Brands Inc. has ended its hostile takeover attempt of Aphria, with an agreement to accelerate the expiration of its offer on Aphria shares....

By Jayne Gest

February 25, 2019

Maitri Medicinals raises nearly $7M from angel investors

The medical marijuana company reportedly will use the funds to establish additional dispensaries, an indoor growing facility and the relocate its headquarters....

By Adam Burroughs

January 10, 2019

Davey Tree subsidiary expands in Virginia

The Davey Tree Expert Co.’s subsidiary, Wetland Studies and Solutions Inc., is acquiring Kerr Environmental Services, a Virginia Beach environmental consulting company....

By Adam Burroughs

January 10, 2019

Blue Point recapitalizes vegetation management firm

Blue Point Capital Partners has recapitalized W.A. Kendall and Co., its third Blue Point IV platform investment. The Lawrenceville, Georgia, company provides tree trimming, mowing, line clearing....

By Adam Burroughs

April 19, 2018

Davey Tree buys Virginia-based Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape

Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape is a specialized commercial landscape management services company....

By Adam Burroughs