Tereos purchases Petrobras’ stake in Guarani

In France, Tereos agreed to purchase Petrobras Biocombustivel’s stake in Guarani for $202 million, making Tereos the sole shareholder of Guarani. Guarani is the third...

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...

ZIVO Bioscience and NutriQuest collaborate to develop algae-based animal nutrition products

In Michigan, ZIVO Bioscience, Inc and NutriQuest LLC signed a Letter of Intent to jointly develop and test animal nutrition products derived from the...

Danisco and Dairy Crest partner for improved farm animal nutrition

In the United Kingdom, Dairy Crest and Danisco Animal Nutrition entered into a research and product development partnership to trial Dairy Crest’s galacto-oligosaccharide in...

GeoAgro embeds ClearAg by Iteris for deployment in Argentina, Brazil and South Africa

In Argentina, GeoAgro selected ClearAg made by Iteris, Inc. for deployment in Argentina, Brazil and South Africa. GeoAgro, a pioneer in agronomic geographic information systems,...

AFBI Hillsborough installs UK’s first precision feeding system for sheep

In the United Kingdom, the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute installed the UK’s first electronic feed and water intake monitoring system for sheep at their...

NIFA offers $5 million in Cyber Physical Systems funding for smart agriculture implements

In Washington, D.C., up to $5 million for research to strengthen the science behind the next generation of internet-connected agricultural implements and resources through...

Virus Resistant Cassava for Africa Plus consortium receives $10 million Gates Foundation grant

In Missouri, the Virus Resistant Cassava for Africa Plus consortium of American, Nigerian, Ugandan, and Kenyan institutions received a five-year, $10.46 million grant from...

Origin and Science Foundation Ireland commit €17.6 million for precision agriculture research

In Ireland, Origin Enterprises plc and Science Foundation Ireland committed €17.6 million to establish a dedicated digital, precision agriculture and crop science collaborative research...

VerticalPoint RTK by Trimble increases vertical GPS signal consistency to 95 percent

In California, Trimble launched VerticalPoint RTK for grade control in agriculture. The patent-pending system provides significantly enhanced vertical accuracy and stability of standard single-baseline RTK...

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