One million acres of Australian farmland to be covered by LoRaWAN connectivity

In Australia, Discovery Ag and the National Narrowband Network Co launched Connected Country, a joint venture to build and operate a nationwide Rural Internet...

New process produces 500 times more avocado plants than all other methods

In Australia, University of Queensland researchers invented a method of supplying 500 times more avocado plants to industry than is currently possible. The new...

Benson Hill Biosystems receives $25 million to advance seed trait prediction

In Missouri, Benson Hill Biosystems closed a $25 million Series B investment round to further advance CropOS and to develop a portfolio of promising...

AgEagle offers agricultural sensor choice

In Kansas, AgEagle Aerial Systems, Inc., an aerial drone imagery collection and analytics company, released the first production fixed wing aerial drone that allows...

Iron Ox outfits the first automated indoor farm

In California, leveraging advancements in plant science, machine learning and robotics, Iron Ox launched the world’s first autonomous indoor farm focused on increasing the...

New funding for MyAgData expands geospatial data collection on the farm

In Illinois, MyAgData, an agriculture data analytics company closed $2 million in convertible debt from Open Prairie to scale its technology infrastructure and expand its...

SmartAg automates existing farm equipment with cloud-based platform

In Iowa, Smart Ag has developed the first cloud-based platform for driverless tractors, called AutoCart. Colin Hurd, the founder and CEO of Smart Ag,...

Sensor-based nutrient management plan saved cotton farmers up to $60 per acre

In South Carolina, Clemson University researchers used field results to prove the effectiveness of a new sensor-based nutrient management plan that can reduce expenses...

Bill Gates donates $40 million for global livestock health

In the UK, Bill Gates announced $40 million in funding for the Edinburgh-based charity the Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines, which works to...

Government of Canada invests $425,000 to commercialize an innovative no-till seeding system

In British Columbia, the Government of Canada invested $425,000 to further develop and commercialize an innovative no-till seeding system made by Clean Seed Agricultural...

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