Global AgInvesting http://www.globalaginvesting.com/ News, Information and Research for Investors in Farmland and Agriculture Globally Brief: Lewis & Clark Ventures Closes $104M U.S. Midwest-Focused VC Fund http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=6469 St. Louis-based Lewis & Clark Ventures has closed on its first U.S. Midwest-focused $104 million venture capital fund. 02/04/2016 2:21 PM Update: Agtech Company, Agrible Closes $4.1 Million Series A; Joined by Flyover Capital http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=6472 Originally announced in July 2015, Agrible’s $4.1M Series A has closed with the inclusion of Flyover Capital. 02/04/2016 10:45 AM Hortau Raises $10M Led by Advantage Capital Agribusiness Partners http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=6471 Advantage Capital Agribusiness Partners has made its second investment in irrigation management tech company, Hortau. 02/04/2016 9:45 AM Back to the Roots® Raises Significant $5M Seed Round http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=6462 California-based food startup, Back to the Roots® has raised a seed round of $5M through a combination of private and public equity. 02/03/2016 3:55 PM India to Borrow $12.6B from Global Lenders to Fund Irrigation Projects http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=6461 India is to borrow $12.6B to fund massive irrigation projects that will add 32.1 million acres of irrigated farmland. 02/03/2016 2:14 PM ADM Continues Diversification with Harvest Innovations Acquisition http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=6468 ADM continues on its path of diversified growth with the acquisition of gluten-free and non-GMO ingredient company Harvest Innovations. 02/03/2016 1:19 PM ChemChina Offers Bid of $43 Billion for Syngenta http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=6466 Syngenta’s board has endorsed the $43 billion ChemChina bid which translates to an offer of $465 per share in cash. 02/03/2016 9:47 AM Coca-Cola Expands Portfolio and African Reach with Stake in Nigeria’s Chi http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=6455 As sales of soda slow, Coca-Cola is diversifying its portfolio and geographic reach with stake in Nigerian dairy and juice company, Chi. 02/02/2016 12:44 PM TIAA-CREF Launches Global Real Asset Division http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=6460 TIAA-CREF has launched a unit exclusively dedicated to real assets in agriculture, timber, real estate, infrastructure, and energy. 02/02/2016 12:8 PM Australia’s Botha Family Places 1M Hectare SAWA Pastoral Company on the Market http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=6454 The offer of SAWA Pastoral’s four cattle stations marks Australia’s largest potential pastoral sale since the 2015 listing of S. Kidman. 02/02/2016 10:19 AM