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Land O’ Lakes selects UrtheCast for daily medium-resolution agricultural imagery

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TerrAvion raises $10 million to expand into key U.S. agricultural areas

In California, with a goal to offer service to 80 percent of U.S. irrigated agriculture by the end of 2017, TerrAvion raised $10 million...

ADM sells Crop Risk Services to Validus Holdings for $127.5 million

In Illinois, Archer Daniels Midland Company sold its Crop Risk Services business to Validus Holdings, Ltd. for $127.5 million. The deal includes a marketing...

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...

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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...

Report Shows Precision Agriculture Market Growth

In Ireland, Research and Markets published its latest report on the precision agriculture market and says the precision agriculture industry is expanding quickly and...

Big Data Needs Big Solutions – Red Hat Helps European Bioinformatics Institute with that...

In North Carolina, Red Hat, Inc. added the European Bioinformatics Institute to its list of organizations that are using the Red Hat OpenStack Platform...

Gates Foundation extends sorghum research with a $6.1 million grant to the Danforth Center

In Missouri, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center received a three-year $6.1 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to expand and...

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