SWIIM and Western Growers extend water management partnership

In Colorado, SWIIM System secured a first of two funding tranches to expand its water management platform and extended its strategic development agreement with...

First ever carbon credits from rice farming are bought by Microsoft

In New York, the Environmental Defense Fund announced the first ever carbon credits generated from rice farmers were sold to Microsoft. The credits were...

TerraNu Nutrient Technology is manure in uniform dry granules for precision application

In Indiana, Midwestern BioAg announced TerraNu Nutrient Technology, a new manufacturing process that transforms dairy manure into a uniform, dry fertilizer granule that can...

Purdue invents method of sensing underground moisture using communication satellite signals

In Indiana, Purdue University researchers developed a technology that can more accurately sense soil moisture below the surface by measuring the reflections of communication satellite...

Ceres Imaging gets $2.5 million to deliver advanced aerial imaging analytics to more farms

In California, Ceres Imaging, an aerial spectral imagery and analytics company announced that it has secured an additional $2.5 million in Series A funding...

Veris enables precision soil mapping while planting and tilling

In Kansas, Veris Technologies announced a new line of soil sensors that easily mount to planters and tillage tools. Developed to help growers precisely...

Hybrid Chemical/Botanical Fungicide Approved in Israel

In Israel, Stockton STK’s hybrid fungicide Regev has been approved for use by the nation’s Ministry of Agriculture. Regev is a mixture of chemical and...

Arysta LifeScience and DuPont form a global collaboration for fungicidal seed treatments

In Iowa, Arysta LifeScience initiated a long-term global strategic collaboration with DuPont in which Arysta LifeScience will supply an innovative fungicide technology with an...

The Climate Corporation Acquires VitalFields

In California and Estonia, The Climate Corporation, a Monsanto company, acquired VitalFields, a European farm management software company based in Tallinn, Estonia.  VitalFields offers...

Verdancy turns urban decay into profitable farms

In Taiwan, Volker Chen and George Hu established Verdancy in response to the growing imbalance of rural and urban development.  They started a 2-hectare...

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DSM reportedly in the hunt for DuPont’s nutrition and bioscience business

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