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In the United Kingdom and California, Wefarm, the world’s largest farmer-to-farmer digital network, secured $5 million in seed funding, led by Silicon Valley-based True...

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New lightweight, low-cost crop robots coming to a farm near you

In Illinois, the TerraSentia crop phenotyping robot, developed by a team of scientists at the University of Illinois, is a new lightweight, low-cost agricultural...

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In Colorado, Frenchman Valley Coop, an established leader in agronomy and agricultural products, is expanding its existing drone survey program for their growers by...

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In Missouri, Benson Hill Biosystems received a new patent related to CRISPR 3.0 Cms1 genome editing nucleases, further expanding the company's suite of genomics...

TechAccel and UC Davis team to improve wheat yield

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