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The biggest breakthrough in agriculture to help feed the planet may come from outer space

Lora Kolodny

A four-year-old start-up called Indigo Ag is the No. 1 company on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list. Indigo Ag is out to feed the world and help farmers make a good living without harming the planet. Using satellite imaging and geospatial intelligence, it has created a living map of the world's food supply.