Inocucor buys ATP Nutrition to increase crop yields with both biologics and nutrients

In Colorado, Inocucor Corporation, a developer and producer of biological crop inputs for high-value produce and row crops, announced it has acquired ATP Nutrition,...

PrecisionHawk and Ruralco partner to bring drones to Australian agriculture

In Australia, Ruralco partnered with PrecisionHawk to offer drones and aerial imaging data packages at all of its retail locations. PrecisionHawk opened an office in...

Biotica partners with HempTech to develop pharmaceutical grade marijuana strains

In Florida, HempTech Corporation agreed to build a drug development and manufacturing facility for Biotica Pharmaceuticals. HempTech, a provider of advanced controlled environment agriculture...

Plant respiration accounts for more carbon emissions that previously thought

In Minnesota, University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences researchers suggest plant respiration is a larger source of carbon emissions...

Farmers Edge and Planet partner for frequently updated high-quality field imagery

In Canada, Farmers Edge, a leader in decision agriculture, and Planet, an integrated aerospace and data platform company that operates the world’s largest fleet...

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...

Progeny Drone converts aerial crop photos into useful information in minutes

In Indiana, Progeny Drone Inc., a Purdue-affiliated startup, has created software that rapidly converts aerial crop photos into useful information for plant breeding, crop...

Phytelligence receives $6.95M to expand production and commercialize new fruit rootstock

In Washington, Phytelligence, an agricultural biotechnology company revolutionizing the way food crops are grown, announced the closing of $6.95 million dollars for expanded plant...

Hands Free Hectare yields barley farmed entirely by robot

In the United Kingdom, the ground-breaking Hands Free Hectare, run by Harper Adams University and Precision Decisions, has come to an end after a...

mPrest and Netafim partner to identify trends crucial to abundant crops

In Israel, mPrest, a global provider of mission-critical monitoring, control and big data analytics software for the Industrial Internet of Things, Internet of Energy...

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