Delacon and Cargill partner to expand natural, plant-based feed additives globally

In Austria, Delacon, the pioneer and global leader in phytogenic feed additives, and Cargill have agreed to a strategic partnership that will advance the...

Crop monitoring enters 4D

In Georgia, a four-dimensional, that is 3D plus time, reconstruction that can provide farmers with detailed crop information including plant heights and growth rates...

DuPont Pioneer gains exclusive rights to ERS Genomics CRISR-Cas for advanced plant breeding

In Iowa, DuPont Pioneer licensed exclusively the patent portfolio covering CRISPR-Cas genome editing technology for all agricultural uses and applications in plants from ERS...

Large European field study shows reduced honeybee populations tied to neonicotinoid pesticides

In the UK, researchers from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology found that exposure to crops treated with neonicotinoid reduced the overwintering success of...

Pongamia to be cultivated in Maui as a sustainable, highly productive energy crop

In Hawaii, Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. and TerViva plan to cultivate pongamia on 250 acres of former sugar plantation lands in Central Maui. Pongamia is...

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...

Frutarom enables women farmers to supply natural yellow food coloring by growing annatto

In Israel, Frutarom Natural Solutions BU is working with local women farmers and growers in Latin America to ensure a safe, sustainable and consistent...

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...

Artificial intelligence to streamline crop protection product development for Monsanto

In Missouri, Monsanto Company formed a research collaboration with Atomwise to increase the speed and probability of discovering and developing new crop protection products...

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...

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