SAN CARLOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Iron Ox announced today that it has closed a $53 million “Series C” funding round, led by new investor Breakthrough Energy Ventures. Iron Ox, which launched autonomous farming in 2018, grows produce in proprietary greenhouses designed from the ground up to mitigate the environmental impacts of agriculture — a data-driven approach backed by plant science, robotics and artificial intelligence. The closed-loop system optimizes plant yield, expands growth cycles